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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.15
AU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 2423 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. AU: 0.15 )
AU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15

Equity to Asset 0.32
AU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 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
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.37
M-Score: 1.49
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 14.56
AU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. AU: 14.56 )
AU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -43.64   Max: 34.28
Current: 14.56

-43.64
34.28
Net-margin (%) -5.64
AU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -2.15 vs. AU: -5.64 )
AU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -39.89   Max: 24.16
Current: -5.64

-39.89
24.16
ROE (%) -9.48
AU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2380 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.03 vs. AU: -9.48 )
AU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -52.15   Max: 33.59
Current: -9.48

-52.15
33.59
ROA (%) -3.11
AU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2441 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.88 vs. AU: -3.11 )
AU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.9   Max: 15.02
Current: -3.11

-19.9
15.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.89
AU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2404 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.50 vs. AU: 13.89 )
AU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -35.17   Max: 37.03
Current: 13.89

-35.17
37.03
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.90
AU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. AU: -1.90 )
AU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.6   Max: 10.6
Current: -1.9

-9.6
10.6
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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

Paul Tudor Jones 16,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 431,400 sh (New)
Howard Marks 1,719,744 sh (+27.86%)
Ray Dalio 385,600 sh (+8.74%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 32,064,232 sh (+1.5%)
Caxton Associates 1,450,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Paulson 26,570,300 sh (-0.06%)
Mario Gabelli 41,540 sh (-3.41%)
NWQ Managers 4,097,627 sh (-6.74%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 236,309 sh (-7.15%)
John Hussman 175,000 sh (-22.22%)
Caxton Associates 105,000 sh (-65.57%)
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Q4 2014

AU Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 213,939 sh (-9.47%)
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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
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Reduce -22.22%0.07%$12.17 - $18.53 $ 10.92-33%175000
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-06-30 Reduce -56.79%0.48%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 10.92-36%254507
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Reduce -31.1%0.3%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 10.92-36%4393748
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Add 200%0.2%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 10.92-36%225000
John Paulson 2014-06-30 Reduce -4.66%0.11%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 10.92-36%26585100
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 25.93%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 10.92-36%43005
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce -85%0.36%$11.39 - $19.36 $ 10.92-30%75000
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Reduce -29.38%0.27%$11.39 - $19.36 $ 10.92-31%6376998
John Paulson 2014-03-31 Reduce -11.23%0.2%$11.39 - $19.36 $ 10.92-31%27885100
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 New Buy0.66%$11.21 - $16.36 $ 10.92-20%592615
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Add 150%0.25%$11.21 - $16.36 $ 10.92-20%500000
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 74.88%0.01%$11.21 - $16.36 $ 10.92-20%356400
John Paulson 2013-09-30 Add 12.49%0.3%$11.76 - $15.08 $ 10.92-18%31424135
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Add 20.88%0.22%$11.76 - $15.08 $ 10.92-18%32549500
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Reduce -60%0.2%$11.76 - $15.08 $ 10.92-18%200000
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.17%$11.76 - $15.08 $ 10.92-18%0
NWQ Managers 2013-09-30 Reduce -10.67%0.14%$11.76 - $15.08 $ 10.92-18%9562868
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Reduce -82.68%1.65%$13.16 - $23.29 $ 10.92-39%370203
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Add 444.51%0.98%$13.16 - $23.29 $ 10.92-39%26926608
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce -56.52%0.56%$13.16 - $23.29 $ 10.92-39%500000
NWQ Managers 2013-06-30 Reduce -5.57%0.12%$13.16 - $23.29 $ 10.92-39%10705425
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 331.39%0.02%$13.16 - $23.29 $ 10.92-39%214400
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Add 52.25%0.69%$23.41 - $31.37 $ 10.92-59%2137844
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$23.41 - $31.37 $ 10.92-59%49700
John Burbank 2012-12-31 New Buy1.7%$29.9 - $34.95 $ 10.92-66%1404156
John Hussman 2012-12-31 Add 380%0.78%$29.9 - $34.95 $ 10.92-66%1200000
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Reduce -80%0.65%$31.01 - $36.91 $ 10.92-68%250000
John Hussman 2012-06-30 Add 458.04%0.66%$31.09 - $37.58 $ 10.92-68%1250000
John Hussman 2012-03-31 Reduce -73.65%0.43%$36.29 - $46.73 $ 10.92-72%224000
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 189.85%0.01%$36.29 - $46.73 $ 10.92-72%29420
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Add 63.71%$39.67 - $48.83 $ 10.92-75%10150
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 25.91
AU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 2724 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 25.91 )
N/A
P/B 1.50
AU's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 2724 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. AU: 1.50 )
AU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 4.53
Current: 1.5

0.9
4.53
P/S 0.83
AU's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 2724 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 0.83 )
AU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 4.34
Current: 0.83

0.61
4.34
PFCF 16.01
AU's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 2724 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 16.01 )
AU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.63   Max: 175.26
Current: 16.01

7.63
175.26
POCF 3.28
AU's POCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 2724 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 3.28 )
AU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.41   Max: 357
Current: 3.28

2.41
357
EV-to-EBIT 9.70
AU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 2724 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 9.70 )
AU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -690.8   Max: 787.8
Current: 9.7

-690.8
787.8
Current Ratio 1.83
AU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 2420 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. AU: 1.83 )
AU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.83

0.38
2.94
Quick Ratio 0.88
AU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2419 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. AU: 0.88 )
AU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.82
Current: 0.88

0.25
1.82
Days Inventory 89.18
AU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
89% of the 2724 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 89.18 )
AU' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 35.75   Max: 132.65
Current: 89.18

35.75
132.65
Days Sales Outstanding 21.05
AU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 2724 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 21.05 )
AU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.58   Max: 37.86
Current: 21.05

3.58
37.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.03
AU's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. AU: 0.03 )
AU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.37
Current: 0.03

0.15
3.37
Dividend growth (3y) -21.70
AU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 466 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 710 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 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 1908 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.70 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 1.64
AU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 2724 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. AU: 1.64 )
AU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 14.86
Current: 1.64

1.3
14.86
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.05
AU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2724 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 1.05 )
AU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 57.43
Current: 1.05

1.14
57.43
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
AU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2724 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 0.40 )
AU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.93
Current: 0.4

0.37
2.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.30
AU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2396 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.40 vs. AU: 10.30 )
AU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 25.7
Current: 10.3

0.1
25.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -19.85
AU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -1.19 vs. AU: -19.85 )
AU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -139.4   Max: 100.6
Current: -19.85

-139.4
100.6

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, AU.Switzerland,
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd 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 segment 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.
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