|Bid||2.77 x 77100|
|Ask||2.78 x 4700|
|Day's range||2.73 - 2.79|
|52-week range||2.44 - 3.59|
|PE ratio (TTM)||26.23|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||N/A|
As we noted in the previous part of this series, Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) expects its unit cash costs to fall in 2018, largely due to lower production costs at its Grasberg mine (RIO)(TRQ). Freeport expects a byproduct credit of $2.56 per pound at its Grasberg mine this year, bringing down the mine’s unit cash costs after byproduct credits to -$0.57 per pound. To put this figure in context, consider that the company’s unit cash costs after byproduct credits are expected to average $1.67 per pound in North America and $1.63 per pound in South America.
Mongolia can build a power plant at its Tavan Tolgoi coal mine by 2021 to supply the Oyu Tolgoi copper project, energy officials said on Tuesday, as the government seeks to hold Rio Tinto to an agreement to use Mongolian power. Tensions have mounted between the Mongolian government and its fellow shareholders in Oyu Tolgoi, where Rio Tinto is operating a huge underground extension.
As we noted previously, Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) has reinstated its dividend, which was suspended in 2015. In this article, we’ll see what could be Freeport’s management’s next priority after dividend reinstatement. During the 4Q17 earnings call, Richard Adkerson, Freeport’s CEO, said that that he has two personal milestones: “One is when Freeport starts paying dividends again and two is when I can take a group of analysts and shareholders back out to Grasberg to see the place.” While dividend reinstatement was more of a policy decision, Grasberg represents a more complex problem for Freeport.
Rio Tinto (RIO.AX) (RIO.L) on Wednesday denied allegations by a Dutch non-profit organisation that it had avoided paying $700 million of tax to Mongolian and Canadian authorities relating to its giant Oyu Tolgoi copper project. Rio Tinto is investing about a $1 billion (£706.5 million) a year at Oyu Tolgoi in the Gobi Desert, where it operates a mine and is building an underground extension that would add approximately 500,000 tonnes of production a year in the next decade. The Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations, known as SOMO, alleged in a report that Rio and its Canadian subsidiary Turquoise Hill used so-called mailbox companies in the Netherlands and Luxembourg to avoid $470 million in Canadian taxes and $230 million in Mongolian taxes.
Rio Tinto on Wednesday denied allegations by a Dutch non-profit organisation that it had avoided paying $700 million of tax to Mongolian and Canadian authorities relating to its giant Oyu Tolgoi copper project. Rio Tinto is investing about a $1 billion a year at Oyu Tolgoi in the Gobi Desert, where it operates a mine and is building an underground extension that would add approximately 500,000 tonnes of production a year in the next decade.
Rio Tinto Group has been accused by a Dutch non-profit group of avoiding about $700 million in taxes related to its Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia. The company denied the allegations.
Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) operates the giant Grasberg mine in Indonesia. Rio Tinto (RIO) (TRQ) is Freeport’s minority partner in the mine (GLEN-L). The operations have been surrounded by controversies in the last few years.
Among the miners we’re discussing in this series, Vale SA (VALE) has the highest percentage of “buy” ratings at 65.2%. Many factors have contributed to the positive shift in the overall sentiment for Vale. The stock’s target price has risen 71% in the last year due to the positive turnaround of the company’s fundamentals. Vale’s peers (XME) Rio Tinto (RIO) (TRQ) and BHP Billiton (BHP) haven’t seen such growth in their target prices.
Rio Tinto (RIO) (TRQ) stock returned a positive 37.6% in 2017. As we noted earlier in this series, some of the positives have now become so obvious that analysts have downgraded Rio, saying that these positives have already been priced in to its stock. Let’s take a look at the company’s revenue and earnings estimates.
Freeport-McMoRan’s 2018 Outlook: Can It Continue Its Dream Run? Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) has managed to cut its net debt by more than half over the last two years. Freeport used its organic cash flows to strengthen its balance sheet.
Freeport-McMoRan’s 2018 Outlook: Can It Continue Its Dream Run? In August 2017, Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) announced a framework with the Indonesian government (EIDO). Under the terms of that framework, Freeport agreed to construct a smelter in Indonesia within five years.
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Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ) has received a “strong buy” rating from two analysts, while three analysts have rated the stock a “buy.”