How Many Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

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Riverpoint Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Rio Tinto Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $95.28B market cap company. The hedge fund run by William Michaelcheck held 220,893 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.80 million, down from 306,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $57.59. It also reduced Extended Stay Amer Inc Unit 99/99/9999B (NYSE:STAY) stake by 461,405 shares and now owns 1.47M shares. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Investec upgraded Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) on Friday, October 30 to "Buy" rating. The institutional investor held 93,879 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $23.87M, up from 74,797 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the a year ago is GBX 4,019.17 ($54.50). The company's stock had a trading volume of 3,752,090 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,310,000. Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) has 0.00% since January 11, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 27.03% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research lowered Rio Tinto from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Therefore 52% are positive. HSBC Holdings plc reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 4,000 ($49.92) price target on shares of Rio Tinto plc in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Friday, August 7. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Tuesday, June 20. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, September 12 by JP Morgan. Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 3,000 ($40.68) price target on Rio Tinto and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, March 17 by Deutsche Bank.

Jefferies Group restated their buy rating on shares of Rio Tinto (LON:RIO) in a research note released on Monday, December 18th. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $55.0 target.

Retirement Systems Of Alabama, which manages about $19.18 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) by 2,218 shares to 622,972 shares, valued at $97.61 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Therefore 33% are positive. Sensata Technologies Holdings NV had 55 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, May 31, the company rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by SunTrust to "Neutral" on Friday, November 13. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Thursday, November 10 report. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 3,700 ($50.18) target price on Rio Tinto and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. The stock of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, January 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Tuesday, October 17, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. The stock has "Mkt Perform" rating by Raymond James on Thursday, October 22. The firm has "Buy" rating by Argus Research given on Thursday, December 1.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.06 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.26, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. 35 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. About 543,769 shares traded or 29.47% up from the average. First In owns 400 shares or 0.03% of their United States portfolio. Next Fincl Group holds 0.01% or 403 shares in its portfolio. Advantus Cap Mgmt holds 0.06% or 37,772 shares in its portfolio. 6,630 were accumulated by Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv. Martin Mgmt Ltd Com accumulated 11,844 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Its down 61.11% from 1,800 shares previously. Winslow Evans Crocker holds 456 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Gsa Prtnrs Llp has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP).

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