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Also traded in: Australia, Germany, Ghana, South Africa, Switzerland, UK, USA

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
AU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 25.29 vs. AU: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.3 Max: N/A
Current: 0.18
Equity to Asset 0.35
AU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. AU: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.35
0.2
0.56
Interest Coverage 1.54
AU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AU: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 4.16 Max: 11.49
Current: 1.54
1.51
11.49
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.66
M-Score: -3.04
WACC vs ROIC
5.71%
-1.94%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.96
AU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. AU: 7.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.92  Med: 8.94 Max: 34.28
Current: 7.96
-39.92
34.28
Net-margin (%) -3.56
AU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -1.04 vs. AU: -3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.35  Med: -3.68 Max: 24.16
Current: -3.56
-42.35
24.16
ROE (%) -5.61
AU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -12.05 vs. AU: -5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.5  Med: -4.15 Max: 36.46
Current: -5.61
-58.5
36.46
ROA (%) -1.82
AU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.10 vs. AU: -1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.02  Med: -1.4 Max: 16.36
Current: -1.82
-22.02
16.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.34
AU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.61 vs. AU: 7.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.5  Med: 3.8 Max: 39.05
Current: 7.34
-31.5
39.05
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.50
AU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.20 vs. AU: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.2  Med: 5.1 Max: 25.6
Current: 1.5
-36.2
25.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.70
AU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -19.40 vs. AU: -2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AU' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.8  Med: -2.7 Max: 265.7
Current: -2.7
-64.8
265.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -57.20
AU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. AU: -57.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AU' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.2  Med: 9.75 Max: 65.2
Current: -57.2
-57.2
65.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AU Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ron Baron 900,100 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 210,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 11,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,940,100 sh (+44.71%)
Mario Gabelli 50,840 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 2,019,555 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 2,073,759 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 325,000 sh (-7.14%)
Ray Dalio 338,578 sh (-21.51%)
John Paulson 15,222,400 sh (-33.50%)
John Burbank 6,345,481 sh (-49.89%)
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Q2 2016

AU Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 80,600 sh (+600.87%)
Ron Baron 1,350,100 sh (+49.99%)
Mario Gabelli 50,840 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 210,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 2,019,555 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 3,578,600 sh (-9.17%)
Howard Marks 1,803,059 sh (-13.05%)
John Paulson 12,820,100 sh (-15.78%)
Ray Dalio 284,378 sh (-16.01%)
John Hussman 125,000 sh (-61.54%)
John Burbank 2,178,111 sh (-65.67%)
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Q3 2016

AU Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ray Dalio 342,678 sh (+20.50%)
John Burbank 2,561,004 sh (+17.58%)
Jim Simons 3,886,800 sh (+8.61%)
Mario Gabelli 52,040 sh (+2.36%)
John Hussman 125,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Paulson 12,782,400 sh (-0.29%)
First Eagle Investment 1,840,964 sh (-8.84%)
Ron Baron 1,200,100 sh (-11.11%)
Howard Marks 1,523,352 sh (-15.51%)
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Q4 2016

AU Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ron Baron 2,049,176 sh (+70.75%)
Howard Marks 2,207,653 sh (+44.92%)
John Hussman 175,000 sh (+40.00%)
Ray Dalio 460,778 sh (+34.46%)
John Paulson 12,782,400 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,840,964 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 50,840 sh (-2.31%)
Jim Simons 3,718,600 sh (-4.33%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold  
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Traded in other countries:AGG.Australia, AOD.Germany, AADS.Ghana, ANG.South Africa, AU.Switzerland, AGD.UK, AULDF.USA,
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd is a gold mining and exploration company with a diverse portfolio of mining operations and projects on four continents. It has 20 operations in 11 countries.

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd was incorporated in 1944. It is a gold mining and exploration company with a diverse portfolio of mining operations and projects on four continents. The Company has 21 operations in 11 countries. The Company is organised into four business segments in - South Africa and International. The Company conducts mining operations in Africa, North and South America and Australia, and undertakes exploration activities in other parts of the world. In addition, the company is involved in the manufacturing, marketing and selling of gold products, as well as the development of markets for gold. At certain of its operations, the Company produces uranium, silver and sulphuric acid as by-products in the course of producing gold.

Top Ranked Articles about Anglogold Ashanti Ltd

AngloGold Ashanti Expects Higher Earnings for 2016 EPS will be driven by higher gold prices, cost control and a stronger US dollar
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) announced Feb. 2 that it will release complete operating and financial results for fiscal year 2016 on Feb. 21 on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Read more...
Sibanye Gold, AngloGold Accused of Violating Safety Laws in South Africa Sibanye Gold's total gold production comes from South African operations
According to Bloomberg.com, Sibanye Gold Ltd. (NYSE:SBGL) and AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) have been accused by South Africa of refusing “to comply with the country’s mining laws,” and “putting workers’ lives at risk in an ongoing dispute over safety stoppages.” Read more...
AngloGold Ashanti, Saracen Mineral: Farm-In Agreement for Carosue Dam Gold Mine The South African miner will explore Butcher Well and Lake Carey tenements
The rumor about the sale of Barrick Gold Corp’s (NYSE:ABX) 50% stake in Kalgoorlie may have attracted the interest of gold mining companies in another gold mine approximatley 80.7 miles from the Super Pit: the Carosue Dam North. Read more...
AngloGold Ashanti: Illegal Mining Activities Persisting at Obuasi Inactivity leads to lower production
At Obuasi mine, where AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) runs Ghanaian operations, illegal occupants are persisting in extracting gold from the property, despite an order from Ghana’s Mineral Commission to clear out the site from illegal mining activities. Read more...
AngloGold Ashanti Expects Positive H1 2016 Headline Earnings AngloGold's H1 2016 results expected to be higher than H1 2015
On August 15, AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR) (NYSE:AU) will provide the public with its H1 2016 results. Read more...

Ratios

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history
P/B 1.78
AU's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 1666 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. AU: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.13 Max: 6.6
Current: 1.78
0.94
6.6
P/S 1.68
AU's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. AU: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 2.79 Max: 5.55
Current: 1.68
0.57
5.55
PFCF 11.72
AU's PFCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 17.69 vs. AU: 11.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AU' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 15.94 Max: 1259.04
Current: 11.72
6.1
1259.04
POCF 5.66
AU's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. AU: 5.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.36  Med: 9.36 Max: 45.52
Current: 5.66
2.36
45.52
EV-to-EBIT 29.75
AU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. AU: 29.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.2  Med: 9.6 Max: 194.9
Current: 29.75
-70.2
194.9
EV-to-EBITDA 8.99
AU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. AU: 8.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -240.4  Med: 6.5 Max: 147
Current: 8.99
-240.4
147
Current Ratio 1.19
AU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. AU: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.94
Current: 1.19
0.38
2.94
Quick Ratio 0.62
AU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. AU: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.93
Current: 0.62
0.25
1.93
Days Inventory 77.10
AU's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 75.58 vs. AU: 77.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.28  Med: 97.4 Max: 123.09
Current: 77.1
67.28
123.09
Days Sales Outstanding 24.05
AU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 38.06 vs. AU: 24.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.58  Med: 9.92 Max: 24.05
Current: 24.05
3.58
24.05
Days Payable 37.61
AU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
57% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 46.78 vs. AU: 37.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.84  Med: 50.01 Max: 113.82
Current: 37.61
33.84
113.82

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Dividend Growth (3y) -100.00
AU's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
69% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. AU: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
AU' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -76.9 Max: 71.6
Current: -100
0
71.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.40
AU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.08 vs. AU: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AU' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.4
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.50
AU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.10 vs. AU: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76  Med: -2.75 Max: -1.4
Current: -1.5
-76
-1.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.89
AU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 1610 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. AU: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AU' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 4.5 Max: 14.97
Current: 1.89
1.26
14.97
Price/Projected FCF 1.13
AU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. AU: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AU' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 3.26 Max: 108.97
Current: 1.13
0.75
108.97
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
AU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. AU: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.36
Current: 0.6
0.27
2.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.40
AU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. AU: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 5.3 Max: 18.2
Current: 3.4
0.5
18.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -19.09
AU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -3.76 vs. AU: -19.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -98  Med: -26.6 Max: 96.2
Current: -19.09
-98
96.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,923
EPS (TTM) $ -0.40
Beta-1.34
Short Percentage of Float0.73%
52-Week Range $9.28 - 22.91
Shares Outstanding (Mil)408.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 4,004 3,682
EPS ($) 0.30 -0.06 0.09
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.30 -0.06 0.09
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
62.52%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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AngloGold Ashanti Expects Higher Earnings for 2016 Feb 03 2017 
Sibanye Gold, AngloGold Accused of Violating Safety Laws in South Africa Jan 29 2017 
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South African Mining at Risk of Collapse Nov 29 2016 
AngloGold Reports 3rd Quarter Results Nov 15 2016 
AngloGold Ashanti, Saracen Mineral: Farm-In Agreement for Carosue Dam Gold Mine Oct 17 2016 
AngloGold Ashanti: Illegal Mining Activities Persisting at Obuasi Oct 13 2016 
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