AngloGold Ashanti Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AU -- USA Stock  

USD 19.57  0.67  3.31%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding AngloGold Ashanti Limited is 'Strong Sell'. 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 mean deviation of 2.74, semi deviation of 3.26, standard deviation of 3.4, variance of 11.54, downside variance of 11.16 and semi variance of 10.63
Our 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 Total Debt, Market Capitalization and the relationship between Gross Profit and Short Ratio . Given that AngloGold Ashanti has Price to Earning of 40.33 , 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 Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

AngloGold Ashanti has very high historical volatility over the last 30 days
AngloGold Ashanti has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
The company reports 2.25 B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 80.9 which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. AngloGold Ashanti has Current Ratio of 0.88 implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time.
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AngloGold Ashanti current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price24.30
Target Mean Price23.74
Recommendation Mean2.70
Target High Price27.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions4
Target Low Price19.34

AngloGold Ashanti Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.18Value At Risk5.08
Potential Upside4.40Standard Deviation3.40
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AngloGold Ashanti Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.35
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.06

AngloGold Ashanti Volatility Alert

AngloGold Ashanti Limited shows above average downside volatility of 3.34 for selected time horizon. We advise investors to further inspect AngloGold Ashanti Limited to make sure all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with estimation about AngloGold Ashanti future alpha.
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AngloGold Ashanti Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAngloGold AshantiPeer Average
Return On Equity0.0131 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.0066 (0.14) 
Profit Margin(0.11) (1.27) 
Operating Margin27.29 (5.51) 
Current Valuation10.32 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding414.66 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Institutions42.15 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted9.59 M4.71 M
Price to Earning40.33 28.72 
Price to Book3.10 9.51 
Price to Sales2.26 11.42 
Revenue3.77 B9.43 B
Gross Profit774 M27.38 B
EBITDA1.03 B3.9 B
Net Income214 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents349 M2.7 B
Cash per Share0.84 5.01 
Total Debt2.25 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity80.90 48.70 
Current Ratio0.90 2.16 
Book Value Per Share8.10 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations256.5 M971.22 M
Short Ratio2.35 4.00 
Earnings Per Share0.51 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth0.41 4.89 
Number of Employees44 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization8.51 B19.03 B
Total Asset7.28 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings(3.76 B)9.33 B
Working Capital643 M1.48 B
Current Asset1.35 B9.34 B
Current Liabilities707 M7.9 B