AngloGold Ashanti (AU) Slips -0.3% on Below-Average Volume

AngloGold Ashanti logged a -0.3% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $22.67 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 0.0%. AU's trading volume is 593,597 compared to the stock's average volume of 2,553,836.

AngloGold Ashanti trades -4.76% away from its average analyst target price of $23.8 per share. The 5 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $19.0 to $28.0, and on average have given AngloGold Ashanti a rating of hold.

Anyone interested in buying AU should be aware of the facts below:

  • AngloGold Ashanti's current price is 195.2% above its Graham number of $7.68, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 0.44, AngloGold Ashanti has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 51.5 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • AU has a forward P/E ratio of 16.4 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $1.38 per share

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 9.17 compared to its sector average of 2.08

  • AngloGold Ashanti Limited operates as a gold mining company in Africa, the Americas, and Australia.

  • Based in Johannesburg, the company has 13,995 full time employees and a market cap of $9.51 Billion. AngloGold Ashanti currently returns an annual dividend yield of 2.0%.

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