RIO – Morgan Stanley rates the stock as Equal-weight

Rio Tinto has reached an agreement with Turquoise Hill on a financing plan for Oyu Tolgoi, to the tune of an estimated US$2.3 bn, in order to complete the underground project.

Rio Tinto has agreed to address any potential funding shortfalls up to US$750m on the same terms as the project financing. Rio Tinto has a 50% interest in Turquoise Hill and 34% economic interest in Oyu Tolgoi.

Equal-weight rating retained. Industry view is In-Line. Target price is $114.

Sector: Materials.

 

Target price is $114.00.Current Price is $115.50. Difference: ($1.50) – (brackets indicate current price is over target). If RIO meets the Morgan Stanley target it will return approximately -1% (excluding dividends, fees and charges – negative figures indicate an expected loss).

 

 

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