AngloGold Ashanti Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides AngloGold Ashanti Limited buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding AngloGold Ashanti 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 AngloGold Ashanti buy-and-hold prospective. Check also AngloGold Ashanti Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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AngloGold Ashanti Limited -- USA Stock  

USD 9.16  0.1  1.08%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding AngloGold Ashanti Limited is 'Hold'.
For the selected time horizon AngloGold Ashanti Limited has a risk adjusted performance of (0.030029), jensen alpha of (0.39), total risk alpha of (1.54), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.3)
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, Total Asset and the relationship between Gross Profit and Short Ratio . Given that AngloGold Ashanti Limited has Price to Earning of (23.09) 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.2Value At Risk4.35
Potential Upside3.56Standard Deviation2.49
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares20.5 M190.1 M
Van Eck Associates CorpCommon Shares17.2 M159.4 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares12.8 M119 M
Paulson Co IncCommon Shares12.8 M118.7 M
Franklin Resources IncCommon Shares6.3 M58.4 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares3.8 M35.1 M
Wells Fargo CompanyCommon Shares3.2 M30.2 M
Walleye Trading LlcPut Options2.7 M25.1 M

AngloGold Ashanti Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=0.7
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.19

AngloGold Ashanti Volatility Alert

AngloGold Ashanti Limited exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.23 and kurtosis of 1.2. However, we advise investors to further study AngloGold Ashanti Limited technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsAngloGold AshantiPeer Average
Return On Equity(5.51) % (15.17) %
Return On Asset3.74 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin(3.97) % (5.5) %
Operating Margin10.51 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation5.94 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding409.36 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Institutions33.22 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted4.38 M3.24 M
Price to Earning(23.09) times40.69 times
Price to Book1.46 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.93 times17.81 times
Revenue4.16 B9.85 B
Gross Profit841 M21.75 B
EBITDA1.26 B1.41 B
Net Income(165 M)517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents171 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.42 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.37 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity89.8 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.57 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share6.36 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations1.03 B1.25 B
Short Ratio1.65 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share(0.41) times2.3 times
Number of Employees52 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization3.85 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
Z Score0.6708.73

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Financial Leverage

Risk Adjusted Performance(0.030029)
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.29)
Mean Deviation1.75
Coefficient Of Variation(1,245)
Standard Deviation2.49
Information Ratio(0.19)
Jensen Alpha(0.39)
Total Risk Alpha(1.54)
Treynor Ratio(0.3)
Maximum Drawdown9.82
Value At Risk(4.35)
Potential Upside3.56

Current Valuation

AngloGold Ashanti Current Valuation Analysis
AngloGold Ashanti Limited is rated third in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Precious Metals industry is presently estimated at about 29.93 Billion. AngloGold Ashanti retains roughly 5.94 Billion in current valuation claiming about 20% of equities listed under Precious Metals industry.