The stock of AngloGold Ashanti Plc. (AU) has seen a 5.08% increase in the past week, with a -5.91% drop in the past month, and a 4.10% flourish in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 3.76%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 3.89% for AU. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 0.51% for AU’s stock, with a -13.75% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in AngloGold Ashanti Plc. (NYSE: AU) Right Now?
The price-to-earnings ratio for AngloGold Ashanti Plc. (NYSE: AU) is 193.25x, which is above its average ratio. Moreover, the 36-month beta value for AU is 0.69. Analysts have varying opinions on the stock, with 4 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 6 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price recommended by analysts for AngloGold Ashanti Plc. (AU) is $19.58, which is $1.68 above the current market price. The public float for AU is 419.69M and currently, short sellers hold a 1.32% of that float. On November 21, 2023, AU’s average trading volume was 2.61M shares.
AU) stock’s latest price update
AngloGold Ashanti Plc. (NYSE: AU)’s stock price has plunge by 5.26relation to previous closing price of 17.00. Nevertheless, the company has seen a 5.08% surge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-11-14 that AngloGold Ashanti (AU) reaffirms its 2023 gold production guidance.
AU Trading at 0.97% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought AU to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -40.87% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.89%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.76%, as shares sank -4.90% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.48% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, AU rose by +4.37%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -11.61% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $17.76. In addition, AngloGold Ashanti Plc. saw -7.85% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Stock Fundamentals for AU
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +18.75 for the present operating margin
- +20.88 for the gross margin
The net margin for AngloGold Ashanti Plc. stands at +6.60. The total capital return value is set at 13.45, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.85. Equity return is now at value 0.94, with 0.48 for asset returns.
Based on AngloGold Ashanti Plc. (AU), the company’s capital structure generated 52.95 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 34.62. Total debt to assets is 26.90, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 50.41. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 32.96.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.13, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.24. The receivables turnover for the company is 22.54 and the total asset turnover is 0.56. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.50.
To wrap up, the performance of AngloGold Ashanti Plc. (AU) has been mixed in recent times. The stock has received a mixed of “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.