Anglo American plc (AAL) Insider Acquires £151.68 in Stock

Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) insider Stephen Pearce purchased 8 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 14th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,896 ($24.77) per share, for a total transaction of £151.68 ($198.20).

Stephen Pearce also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, March 5th, Stephen Pearce sold 45,952 shares of Anglo American stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,010 ($26.26), for a total value of £923,635.20 ($1,206,892.98).

Shares of AAL traded up GBX 58 ($0.76) during midday trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 1,972 ($25.77). 4,501,073 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,120,000. The stock has a market cap of $24.96 billion and a PE ratio of 7.20. Anglo American plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1,433.80 ($18.74) and a 1-year high of GBX 2,229.50 ($29.13). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 30.44, a current ratio of 1.95 and a quick ratio of 1.25.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 14th were paid a dividend of $0.51 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 14th. This is a boost from Anglo American’s previous dividend of $0.49. Anglo American’s payout ratio is currently 0.28%.

AAL has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Deutsche Bank increased their price objective on Anglo American from GBX 2,400 ($31.36) to GBX 2,450 ($32.01) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 10th. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price target on Anglo American from GBX 2,300 ($30.05) to GBX 2,400 ($31.36) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 10th. Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “conviction-buy” rating and set a GBX 2,700 ($35.28) price target (up previously from GBX 2,250 ($29.40)) on shares of Anglo American in a research report on Thursday, April 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 2,300 ($30.05) price target (up previously from GBX 2,250 ($29.40)) on shares of Anglo American in a research report on Monday, April 8th. Finally, Barclays boosted their price objective on Anglo American from GBX 1,875 ($24.50) to GBX 2,000 ($26.13) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, April 12th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,112.67 ($27.61).

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Anglo American Company Profile

Anglo American plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in exploring, mining, and processing various metals and minerals worldwide. The company explores for rough and polished diamonds, copper, platinum group metals, metallurgical and thermal coal, and iron; and nickel and manganese ores, as well as alloys.

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