Hilltop wind farm

Annual Report

$21.2B

Cash Returns

$10.4B

Underlying Earnings

$9.2B

Free Cash Flow

$7.2B

Total Dividends Declared

$3.7B

Net Debt

24%

Return on Capital Employed (ROCE)

2019 figures

Simon Thompson

Chairman's Statement

Simon Thompson
We aim to achieve and maintain industry-leading safety and sustainability performance, operational excellence, capital discipline and the financial strength to invest throughout the cycle, while providing superior returns to our shareholders.

Chief Executive's Statement

J-S Jacques

2019 marked another year of strong financial performance. With a strengthened balance sheet and continuing investment in high-value growth, Rio Tinto is well-positioned to be resilient and to thrive.

Jean-Sébastien Jacques, executive team
Jakob Stausholm

Chief Financial Officer's Statement

Jakob Stausholm
Our world-class assets, combined with a very strong balance sheet, support our ability to provide superior cash returns to our shareholders. It also enables us to manage the business through cycles – allowing us to act counter-cyclically and providing us with optionality.

Group Highlights

$14.9B

Net Cash Generated From Operating Activities

50%

Total Shareholder Return (% over five years)

636 US Cents

Underlying Earnings per Share

0.42

All Injury Frequency Rate (AIFR)

443 US Cents

Total Dividend per Share

46%

Reduction in Absolute Emissions (Since 2008, Managed Operations)

2019 figures

Form 20-F