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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.10
AU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. AU: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.31 Max: N/A
Current: 0.1
Equity to Asset 0.31
AU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. AU: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.31
0.2
0.56
Interest Coverage 2.16
AU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AU: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.16  Med: 6.36 Max: 15.29
Current: 2.16
2.16
15.29
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.61
M-Score: -3.32
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.61
AU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. AU: 8.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -43.64  Med: 12.32 Max: 31.01
Current: 8.61
-43.64
31.01
Net-margin (%) -1.96
AU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -0.06 vs. AU: -1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -39.89  Med: 5.64 Max: 21.45
Current: -1.96
-39.89
21.45
ROE (%) -3.31
AU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1189 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.04 vs. AU: -3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -50.08  Med: 3.28 Max: 30.32
Current: -3.31
-50.08
30.32
ROA (%) -1.05
AU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. AU: -1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.58  Med: 1.30 Max: 13.21
Current: -1.05
-19.58
13.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.69
AU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1233 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.50 vs. AU: 7.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -31.38  Med: 8.48 Max: 47.33
Current: 7.69
-31.38
47.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
AU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. AU: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.7  Med: 3.60 Max: 14.5
Current: -6.6
-9.7
14.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -25.30
AU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -14.20 vs. AU: -25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -67.1  Med: -0.50 Max: 264.1
Current: -25.3
-67.1
264.1
» AU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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%)
First Eagle Investment 32,064,232 sh (+1.50%)
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

Jim Simons 834,000 sh (+93.32%)
John Hussman 275,000 sh (+57.14%)
Ray Dalio 430,600 sh (+11.67%)
Howard Marks 1,882,744 sh (+9.48%)
Caxton Associates 1,450,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 26,205,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 31,746,875 sh (-0.99%)
John Paulson 26,205,400 sh (-1.37%)
Mario Gabelli 39,540 sh (-4.81%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 213,939 sh (-9.47%)
NWQ Managers 3,393,286 sh (-17.19%)
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Q1 2015

AU Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 11,950 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,184,200 sh (+41.99%)
Mario Gabelli 50,840 sh (+28.58%)
Howard Marks 2,079,297 sh (+10.44%)
Ray Dalio 460,700 sh (+6.99%)
First Eagle Investment 31,950,077 sh (+0.64%)
John Hussman 275,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 26,205,400 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
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Q2 2015

AU Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Hussman 250,000 sh (-9.09%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 144.93
AU's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
95% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 12.97 vs. AU: 144.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.86
AU's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. AU: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 3.33 Max: 6.7
Current: 0.86
0.86
6.7
P/S 0.47
AU's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. AU: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 3.06 Max: 6.34
Current: 0.47
0.47
6.34
PFCF 39.12
AU's PFCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. AU: 39.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.95  Med: 29.19 Max: 379.31
Current: 39.12
5.95
379.31
POCF 2.33
AU's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. AU: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 16.25 Max: 98.44
Current: 2.33
1.88
98.44
EV-to-EBIT 14.09
AU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 12.57 vs. AU: 14.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1166.8  Med: 15.05 Max: 1201.1
Current: 14.09
-1166.8
1201.1
Current Ratio 2.18
AU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. AU: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.18
0.38
2.94
Quick Ratio 1.28
AU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. AU: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.28
0.25
1.82
Days Inventory 84.08
AU's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 73.45 vs. AU: 84.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AU' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 35.75  Med: 72.81 Max: 147.7
Current: 84.08
35.75
147.7
Days Sales Outstanding 19.19
AU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 33.04 vs. AU: 19.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.53  Med: 10.01 Max: 37.86
Current: 19.19
2.53
37.86

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.91
AU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. AU: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 3.83 Max: 7.59
Current: 0.91
0.56
7.59
Price/Projected FCF 0.85
AU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. AU: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AU' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.14  Med: 2.79 Max: 14.22
Current: 0.85
1.14
14.22
Price/Median PS Value 0.15
AU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. AU: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.15
0.22
2.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.04
AU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.10 vs. AU: 7.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 5.10 Max: 16.5
Current: 7.04
0.1
16.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -24.48
AU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -3.29 vs. AU: -24.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -128.5  Med: -20.90 Max: 99
Current: -24.48
-128.5
99

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 4,598 4,480
EPS($) 0.11 0.04 0.15
EPS without NRI($) 0.11 0.04 0.15

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Gold
Compare:EGO, ABX, GG, NMCEF, IAG » details
Traded in other countries:AGG.Australia, AGD.UK, AOD.Germany, AULDF.USA, AU.Switzerland, 0Q24.UK, ANG.South Africa, AULGF.USA, AOD1.Germany, AODC.Germany,
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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