Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU) shares traded 1.01% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $9.98. The stock exchanged hands 2.97 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 3.3 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $4.15 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $14.15 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 4 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU) high price target of $17.02 and with a conservative view have low price target of $12.
Citigroup “Downgrades” Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU) in a research note issued to investors on 11/06/18 to Sell with price target of $0.
Additionally on 11/13/17 RBC Capital “Upgrades” Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU) to Outperform and on 11/07/17 HSBC “Upgrades” the stock to Buy. Furthermore on 4/24/17 RBC Capital “Downgrades” the stock to Market Perform.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 58.98 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.37, Consequently Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 3.31%, 3.75% respectively. The company’s beta value is at -1.06.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
Previously Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU) reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $-0.06. The company posted an earnings surprise of -33.3%.
Currently Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU)’s shares owned by insiders are 3.1%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 40.4%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 0%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded -0.08%.
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $4.4 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 0.94. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $6.27 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.59, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $0.53, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 18.76. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 8.76 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 226.82.