The price of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE: AU) closed at 13.04 in the last session, up 1.40% from day before closing price of $12.86. In other words, the price has increased by $+0.18 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2215967 shares were traded. AU reached its highest trading level at $13.17 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $12.86.
We take a closer look at AU’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 2.10 and its Current Ratio is at 3.00. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.52 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.49.
Upgrades & Downgrades
In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, JP Morgan on March 07, 2022, Upgraded its rating to Overweight and sets its target price to $24.20 from $22.20 previously.
On June 02, 2021, BMO Capital Markets Downgraded its rating to Market Perform which previously was Outperform and also lowered its target price recommendation from $30 to $27.
As of this moment, AngloGold’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 9.83, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 8.52. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 2.27. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.32 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.29.
Stock Price History:
Over the past 52 weeks, AU has reached a high of $26.96, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $12.44. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 14.30, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 18.57.
According to the various share statistics, AU traded on average about 2.73M shares per day over the past 3-months and 2.78M shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 419.99M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 412.51M. Insiders hold about 3.10% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 27.30% stake in the company. Shares short for AU as of Jul 14, 2022 were 4.59M with a Short Ratio of 2.20, compared to 5.53M on Jun 14, 2022.
Dividends & Splits
The forward annual dividend rate for AU is 0.49, which was 0.48 in the trailing 12 months. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 3.73%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 4.59%. The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.01. The current Payout Ratio is 4.60% for AU, which recently paid a dividend on Sep 18, 2022 with an ex-dividend date of Mar 09, 2022. Stock splits for the company last occurred on Jun 28, 1998 when the company split stock in a 1:5 ratio.
The company has 0 analysts who recommend its stock at the moment. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0, with high estimates of $0 and low estimates of $0.
Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $0 and $0 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $0. EPS for the following year is $1.63, with 6 analysts recommending between $2.1 and $1.05.
A total of 5 analysts have provided revenue estimates for AU’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $4.03B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $3.92B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $4.03B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $4.43B, down -9.00% from the average estimate. Based on 6 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $4.47B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $4.64B and the low estimate is $4.33B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 11.00% from the average revenue estimate for this year.