Schroder Investment Management Group lessened its holdings in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) by 3.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 335,243 shares of the mining company’s stock after selling 12,940 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group owned 0.08% of AngloGold Ashanti worth $3,141,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of AU. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of AngloGold Ashanti by 3.0% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 28,450,519 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $276,540,000 after purchasing an additional 819,709 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its holdings in shares of AngloGold Ashanti by 5.7% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 12,411,363 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $120,644,000 after purchasing an additional 668,689 shares during the period. Capital International Investors raised its stake in AngloGold Ashanti by 57.9% during the second quarter. Capital International Investors now owns 1,506,280 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $14,641,000 after buying an additional 552,200 shares during the last quarter. Airain ltd bought a new position in AngloGold Ashanti during the second quarter worth $4,490,000. Finally, Bank of Nova Scotia bought a new position in AngloGold Ashanti during the second quarter worth $3,810,000. Institutional investors own 31.43% of the company’s stock.
Shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE AU) opened at $8.98 on Wednesday. AngloGold Ashanti Limited has a 52 week low of $8.89 and a 52 week high of $13.68. The company has a quick ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 1.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88.
A number of brokerages recently weighed in on AU. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised shares of AngloGold Ashanti from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AngloGold Ashanti from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, September 4th. Royal Bank of Canada raised shares of AngloGold Ashanti from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $11.50 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, November 13th. raised shares of AngloGold Ashanti from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Deutsche Bank raised shares of AngloGold Ashanti from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $11.50.
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AngloGold Ashanti Company Profile
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AngloGold Ashanti) is a gold mining company. The Company’s business activities span the spectrum of the mining value chain. Its main product is gold. Its portfolio includes over 17 mines in approximately nine countries. It also produces silver, uranium and sulfuric acid as by-products.
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