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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.16
AU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 2431 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. AU: 0.16 )
AU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16

Equity to Asset 0.32
AU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. AU: 0.32 )
AU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.32

0.2
0.56
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

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.25
AU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. AU: 13.25 )
AU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -43.64   Max: 34.28
Current: 13.25

-43.64
34.28
Net-margin (%) -6.36
AU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -2.36 vs. AU: -6.36 )
AU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -39.89   Max: 24.16
Current: -6.36

-39.89
24.16
ROE (%) -10.35
AU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2416 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.50 vs. AU: -10.35 )
AU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -52.15   Max: 33.59
Current: -10.35

-52.15
33.59
ROA (%) -3.46
AU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2454 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -6.46 vs. AU: -3.46 )
AU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.9   Max: 15.02
Current: -3.46

-19.9
15.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.18
AU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2424 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.32 vs. AU: 12.18 )
AU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -35.17   Max: 37.03
Current: 12.18

-35.17
37.03
Revenue Growth (%) -1.90
AU's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. AU: -1.90 )
AU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.6   Max: 10.6
Current: -1.9

-9.6
10.6
» AU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

AU Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 14,750 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 592,615 sh (New)
Howard Marks 237,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 62,967 sh (New)
John Hussman 500,000 sh (+150%)
Ray Dalio 356,400 sh (+74.88%)
Caxton Associates 800,000 sh (+14.29%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 32,782,600 sh (+0.72%)
Caxton Associates 1,450,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 9,348 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Paulson 31,413,135 sh (-0.04%)
NWQ Managers 9,030,385 sh (-5.57%)
Mario Gabelli 33,200 sh (-10.75%)
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Q1 2014

AU Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 326,200 sh (+2111.53%)
Howard Marks 1,235,044 sh (+421.12%)
Mario Gabelli 34,150 sh (+2.86%)
Caxton Associates 1,450,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 588,999 sh (-0.61%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 32,346,935 sh (-1.33%)
Ray Dalio 331,800 sh (-6.9%)
John Paulson 27,885,100 sh (-11.23%)
NWQ Managers 6,376,998 sh (-29.38%)
Caxton Associates 409,400 sh (-48.83%)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (-85%)
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Q2 2014

AU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Hussman 225,000 sh (+200%)
Mario Gabelli 43,005 sh (+25.93%)
Howard Marks 1,345,044 sh (+8.91%)
Ray Dalio 354,600 sh (+6.87%)
Steven Cohen 527,900 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 1,450,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 31,591,403 sh (-2.34%)
John Paulson 26,585,100 sh (-4.66%)
Caxton Associates 305,000 sh (-25.5%)
NWQ Managers 4,393,748 sh (-31.1%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 254,507 sh (-56.79%)
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Q3 2014

AU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 236,309 sh (-7.15%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AU

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-06-30 Reduce -56.79%0.48%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 8.47-50%254507
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Reduce -31.1%0.3%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 8.47-50%4393748
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Add 200%0.2%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 8.47-50%225000
John Paulson 2014-06-30 Reduce -4.66%0.11%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 8.47-50%26585100
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 25.93%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 8.47-50%43005
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce -85%0.36%$11.39 - $19.36 $ 8.47-46%75000
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Reduce -29.38%0.27%$11.39 - $19.36 $ 8.47-46%6376998
John Paulson 2014-03-31 Reduce -11.23%0.2%$11.39 - $19.36 $ 8.47-46%27885100
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 New Buy0.66%$11.21 - $16.36 $ 8.47-38%592615
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Add 150%0.25%$11.21 - $16.36 $ 8.47-38%500000
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 74.88%0.01%$11.21 - $16.36 $ 8.47-38%356400
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.20
AU's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. AU: 1.20 )
AU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0   Max: 22
Current: 1.2

0
22
P/S 0.64
AU's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AU: 0.64 )
AU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.64

0
1.2
Current Ratio 1.89
AU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 2430 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. AU: 1.89 )
AU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.89

0.38
2.94
Quick Ratio 0.93
AU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2426 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. AU: 0.93 )
AU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.82
Current: 0.93

0.25
1.82

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.04
AU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. AU: 0.04 )
AU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.04

Dividend growth (3y) -21.70
AU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. AU: -21.70 )
AU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 65.5
Current: -21.7

0
65.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.40
AU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. AU: 0.40 )
AU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.4

Share Buyback Rate -3.10
AU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 1955 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.20 vs. AU: -3.10 )
AU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.5   Max: -10.4
Current: -3.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.20
AU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. AU: 1.20 )
AU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 1.2

Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
AU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AU: 1.60 )
AU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 1.6

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:EGO, ABX, GG, NMCEF, IAG » details
Traded in other countries:AULGF.USA, AGG.Australia, AGD.UK, AOD1.Germany, AODC.Germany, AOD.Germany, AULDF.USA, 0Q24.UK, ANG.South Africa
Anglogold Ashanti Limited is a gold exploration, mining and marketing company, holds a portfolio of operations and projects on four continents. The Company is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa,and has 21 operations in 10 countries. Major development projects are Tropicana located in Australia, Kibali in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and La Colosa in Colombia. The Company's brownfield, greenfield and marine exploration programmes extend to 12 countries, in both established and new gold-producing regions through managed and nonmanaged joint ventures, strategic alliances and wholly owned ground holdings. The Company has an interest in Rand Refinery in South Africa, and own and operate the Queiroz refinery in Brazil. The group is managed according to four geographic regions, namely: South Africa, Continental Africa, Americas, Australasia.
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