AngloGold Ashanti Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AU -- USA Stock  

USD 11.97  0.12  1.01%

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 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 0.2858, jensen alpha of 0.4817, total risk alpha of 0.6665, sortino ratio of 0.3125 and treynor ratio of 4.4
This buy or sell advice tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on AngloGold Ashanti and to analyze the company potential to grow in the current economic cycle. To make sure AngloGold Ashanti is not overpriced, please confirm all AngloGold Ashanti fundamentals including its Cash per Share, Beta and the relationship between Revenue and Cash Flow from Operations . Given that AngloGold Ashanti has Price to Earning of 278.37X, 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 Return0.48Value At Risk2.85
Potential Upside3.96Standard Deviation2.19
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Van Eck Associates CorpCommon Shares52.9 M453.5 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares13.8 M118.1 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares13 M111.9 M
Paulson Co IncCommon Shares12.8 M109.7 M
Ruffer LlpCommon Shares6.9 M58.9 M
Franklin Resources IncCommon Shares6.3 M54.3 M
Morgan StanleyCommon Shares4 M34.4 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options2.3 M19.7 M

AngloGold Ashanti Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.11
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.27

AngloGold Ashanti Volatility Alert

AngloGold Ashanti Limited has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.02 and kurtosis of -0.72. 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 Valuation6.51B152.14B
Shares Outstanding411.61M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.01% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions41.82% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted10.92M3.24M
Price to Earning278.37X40.69X
Price to Book1.89X14.44X
Price to Sales1.13X17.81X
Gross Profit780M21.75B
Net Income18M517.71M
Cash and Equivalents221M3.89B
Cash per Share0.54X5.17X
Total Debt2.05B7.36B
Debt to Equity77.60% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.84X3.30X
Book Value Per Share6.33X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations296.25M1.25B
Short Ratio3.15X2.09X
Earnings Per Share0.04X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.15X1.22X
Number of Employees51K10.67K
Market Capitalization4.78B29.78B
Total Asset7.28B126.86B
Retained Earnings(4.64B)38.24B
Working Capital643M3.58B
Current Asset1.35B36.8B

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 Price13.52
Target Mean Price14.02
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price17.02
Number Of Analyst Opinions4
Target Low Price12.00
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. Please also try Risk-Return Analysis module to view associations between returns expected from investment and the risk you assume.