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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt N/A
AU's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1683.91 vs. AU: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AU' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.27 Max: N/A
Current: N/A
Equity-to-Asset 0.35
AU's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 696 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: 0.25  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.46
Current: 0.35
0.25
0.46
Interest Coverage 1.54
AU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 1147 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: 4.36 Max: 11.49
Current: 1.54
1.51
11.49
WACC vs ROIC
6.37%
-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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 7.96
AU's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
68% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 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: 10.81 Max: 34.28
Current: 7.96
-39.92
34.28
Net Margin % -3.56
AU's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 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: -1.65 Max: 24.16
Current: -3.56
-42.35
24.16
ROE % -5.61
AU's ROE % is ranked higher than
60% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -10.74 vs. AU: -5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AU' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.5  Med: -2.88 Max: 36.46
Current: -5.61
-58.5
36.46
ROA % -1.82
AU's ROA % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.85 vs. AU: -1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AU' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.02  Med: -0.92 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 1458 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.33 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: 8.15 Max: 39.05
Current: 7.34
-31.5
39.05
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.50
AU's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -3.70 vs. AU: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AU' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.2  Med: 4.5 Max: 25.6
Current: 0.5
-36.2
25.6
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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%)
» More
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%)
» More
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%)
» More
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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.

Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, AngloGold Ashanti is one of the largest gold miners in the world, with operations in nine countries on three continents. The company was originally formed with Anglo American's gold assets in 1998 and subsequently merged with Ashanti Goldfields in 2004. Anglo American began reducing its stake in the company in April 2006 and fully exited its stake in March 2009.

Top Ranked Articles about Anglogold Ashanti Ltd

AngloGold Ashanti Is Going Ex-Dividend The Sohttp://static.gurufocus.com/photos/others/gold_bar_stacked_08262013.jpguth African gold producer will pay 9.92 cents per share
The board of directors of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) declared its dividend for 2017 last month after a little over a three-year suspension. Read more...
AngloGold Ashanti Tumbles After Dividend Reinstatement Announcement, Insider Trade The decline is likely due to the condition of the industry
Despite announcing it was reinstating its dividend after a little over three-year suspension, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.'s (NYSE:AU) stock tumbled over the past week. Read more...
AngloGold Ashanti Reinstates Dividend The South African miner closed 2016 with strong growth in earnings and free cash flow
After a little over three-year suspension, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) announced it is reinstating its dividend. Read more...
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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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 1.41
AU's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1744 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. AU: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AU' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.17 Max: 6.6
Current: 1.41
0.94
6.6
PS Ratio 3.97
AU's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. AU: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AU' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 2.89 Max: 5.55
Current: 3.97
0.57
5.55
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 28.92
AU's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
67% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 18.45 vs. AU: 28.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AU' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 16.45 Max: 1259.04
Current: 28.92
6.1
1259.04
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.59
AU's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
80% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. AU: 16.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AU' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.36  Med: 11.16 Max: 45.52
Current: 16.59
2.36
45.52
EV-to-EBIT 17.36
AU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 18.57 vs. AU: 17.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.2  Med: 10.05 Max: 194.9
Current: 17.36
-70.2
194.9
EV-to-EBITDA 5.41
AU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10.94 vs. AU: 5.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -240.4  Med: 6.3 Max: 147
Current: 5.41
-240.4
147
Current Ratio 1.53
AU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. AU: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.2 Max: 2.68
Current: 1.53
0.56
2.68
Quick Ratio 0.65
AU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. AU: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.62
Current: 0.65
0.3
1.62
Days Inventory 77.10
AU's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 75.38 vs. AU: 77.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.35  Med: 97.4 Max: 123.09
Current: 77.1
73.35
123.09
Days Sales Outstanding 24.05
AU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 35.22 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: 14.84 Max: 24.05
Current: 24.05
3.58
24.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.91
AU's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
71% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. AU: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AU' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.42 Max: 2.09
Current: 0.91
0.1
2.09
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
AU's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -22.20 vs. AU: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
AU' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -100 Max: 71.6
Current: -100
0
71.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.87
AU's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
75% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. AU: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.91
AU's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
72% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. AU: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AU' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.42 Max: 2.09
Current: 0.91
0.1
2.09
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
AU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.40 vs. AU: -0.90 )
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: -2.3 Max: -0.9
Current: -0.9
-76
-0.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.48
AU's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. AU: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AU' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 4.31 Max: 10.68
Current: 1.48
1.26
10.68
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.91
AU's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. AU: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AU' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 3.5 Max: 8.29
Current: 1.91
0.75
8.29
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.37
AU's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AU: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AU' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.89
Current: 1.37
0.26
1.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.76
AU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
82% of the 1744 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. AU: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 5.4 Max: 18.2
Current: 5.76
0.5
18.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -19.31
AU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -2.36 vs. AU: -19.31 )
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: -24.2 Max: 96.2
Current: -19.31
-98
96.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,923
EPS (TTM) $ -0.74
Beta-1.34
Short Percentage of Float1.03%
52-Week Range $9.28 - 22.91
Shares Outstanding (Mil)408.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 3,692 3,986
EPS ($) -0.20 -0.06 0.09
EPS without NRI ($) -0.20 -0.06 0.09
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
32.86%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.10 0.10
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
AngloGold Ashanti Is Going Ex-Dividend Mar 22 2017 
AngloGold Ashanti Tumbles After Dividend Reinstatement Announcement, Insider Trade Feb 28 2017 
AngloGold Ashanti Reinstates Dividend Feb 27 2017 
Underperforming Stocks in Gurus' Portfolios Feb 22 2017 
AngloGold Ashanti Expects Higher Earnings for 2016 Feb 03 2017 
Sibanye Gold, AngloGold Accused of Violating Safety Laws in South Africa Jan 29 2017 
How to Invest in Gold in 2017 Part 4 Dec 28 2016 
RBC Capital Updates Multiple Gold Stocks Dec 13 2016 
South African Mining at Risk of Collapse Nov 29 2016 
AngloGold Reports 3rd Quarter Results Nov 15 2016 

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