AngloGold Ashanti Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AU -- USA Stock  

USD 8.72  0.26  3.07%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding AngloGold Ashanti Limited is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides AngloGold Ashanti buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding AU positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of AngloGold Ashanti Limited available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from AU buy-and-hold prospective. Check also AngloGold Ashanti Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon AngloGold Ashanti Limited has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1575, jensen alpha of 0.4733, total risk alpha of 0.2498, sortino ratio of 0.4018 and treynor ratio of 0.3167
We provide buy or sell advice to complement the prevailing expert consensus on AngloGold Ashanti Limited. Our dynamic recommendation engine makes use of multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the company potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure AngloGold Ashanti is not overpriced, please confirm all AngloGold Ashanti Limited fundamentals including its Total Debt, Market Capitalization and the relationship between Gross Profit and Short Ratio . Given that AngloGold Ashanti Limited has Price to Earning of 181.74 times, we suggest you validate AngloGold Ashanti Limited market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

AngloGold Ashanti Thematic Classifications

Precious Metals IdeaPrecious Metals
USA Equities from Precious Metals industry as classified by Fama & French

AngloGold Ashanti Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.68Value At Risk1.77
Potential Upside3.07Standard Deviation1.79
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Van Eck Associates CorpCommon Shares49 M402.3 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares13.1 M107.2 M
Paulson Co IncCommon Shares12.8 M104.9 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares7.9 M64.7 M
Ruffer LlpCommon Shares6.9 M57 M
Franklin Resources IncCommon Shares6.2 M51 M
Oaktree Capital Management LpCommon Shares3.7 M30.2 M
Walleye Trading LlcPut Options2.5 M20.2 M

AngloGold Ashanti Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=2.11
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.32

AngloGold Ashanti Volatility Alert

AngloGold Ashanti Limited has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.11 and kurtosis of -1.3. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate AngloGold Ashanti Limited to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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AngloGold Ashanti Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAngloGold AshantiPeer Average
Return On Equity1.40 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset5.32 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin0.42 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin31.42 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation5.09 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding410.06 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Institutions40.53 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted10.02 M3.24 M
Price to Earning181.74 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.23 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.81 times17.81 times
Revenue4.24 B9.85 B
Gross Profit780 M21.75 B
EBITDA1.33 B1.41 B
Net Income18 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents221 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.54 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.05 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity77.60 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.84 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share6.33 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations296.25 M1.25 B
Short Ratio3.24 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.043 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.52 times1.22 times
Number of Employees51 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization3.43 B29.78 B
Total Asset7.28 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings(4.64 B)38.24 B
Working Capital643 M3.58 B
Current Asset1.35 B36.8 B
Current Liabilities707 M33.34 B

AngloGold Ashanti Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

AngloGold Ashanti has accumulated $2.05 Billion in debt which can lead to volatile earnings
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AngloGold Ashanti Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price12.93
Target Mean Price13.32
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price15.03
Number Of Analyst Opinions3
Target Low Price12.00
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