AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE: AU) is 1.49% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $11.94 and a high of $25.27 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The AU stock was last observed hovering at around $19.28 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.43% off its average median price target of $21.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 21.25% off the consensus price target high of $25.03 offered by 11 analysts, but current levels are -23.19% lower than the price target low of $16.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $19.71, the stock is 11.26% and -0.62% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 4.61 million and changing 2.23% at the moment leaves the stock 18.97% off its SMA200. AU registered -22.80% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of 39.89%.
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The stock witnessed a -0.30% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 6.66%, and is 16.70% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 3.21% over the week and 2.46% over the month.
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) has around 30561 employees, a market worth around $8.00B and $4.50B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 27.88. Profit margin for the company is 13.80%. Distance from 52-week low is 65.08% and -22.00% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (8.10%).
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) is a “Overweight”. 11 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.30, where 3 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 6 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 1 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
AngloGold Ashanti Limited is expected to release its quarterly report on 05/12/2023.The EPS is expected to shrink by -34.30% this year.
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 419.99M, and float is at 412.66M with Short Float at 1.75%.
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Kellogg Company (K) that is trading 8.02% up over the past 12 months and Barrick Gold Corporation (GOLD) that is -28.87% lower over the same period. Gold Fields Limited (GFI) is -35.51% down on the 1-year trading charts.