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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
AU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 2506 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 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
64% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 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: 1.36
M-Score: 1.49
WACC vs ROIC
8.98%
11.22%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.56
AU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 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
77% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.03 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
85% of the 2461 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.65 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
86% of the 2533 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.83 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
93% of the 2494 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -7.72 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 1106 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 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
» AU's 10-Y Financials

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

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)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard 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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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 2014-12-31 Add 57.14%0.09%$7.48 - $11.99 $ 10.4911%275000
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Reduce -22.22%0.07%$12.17 - $18.53 $ 10.49-36%175000
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-06-30 Reduce -56.79%0.48%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 10.49-38%254507
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Reduce -31.1%0.3%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 10.49-38%4393748
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Add 200%0.2%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 10.49-38%225000
John Paulson 2014-06-30 Reduce -4.66%0.11%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 10.49-38%26585100
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 25.93%$15.42 - $18.57 $ 10.49-38%43005
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce -85%0.36%$11.39 - $19.36 $ 10.49-33%75000
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Reduce -29.38%0.27%$11.39 - $19.36 $ 10.49-33%6376998
John Paulson 2014-03-31 Reduce -11.23%0.2%$11.39 - $19.36 $ 10.49-33%27885100
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 36.23
AU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 36.23 )
N/A
P/B 1.50
AU's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. AU: 1.50 )
AU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 4.47
Current: 1.5

0.89
4.47
P/S 0.80
AU's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 0.80 )
AU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 4.29
Current: 0.8

0.6
4.29
PFCF 16.00
AU's PFCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 16.00 )
AU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.54   Max: 173.47
Current: 16

7.54
173.47
POCF 3.28
AU's POCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 3.28 )
AU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 350
Current: 3.28

2.38
350
EV-to-EBIT 10.05
AU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 10.05 )
AU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -684.3   Max: 779.8
Current: 10.05

-684.3
779.8
Current Ratio 1.83
AU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 2509 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 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
68% of the 2507 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 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
90% of the 2766 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 2766 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

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.64
AU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. AU: 1.64 )
AU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 14.7
Current: 1.64

1.28
14.7
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.05
AU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2766 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AU: 1.05 )
AU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 56.73
Current: 1.05

1.13
56.73
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
AU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2766 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: 2.94
Current: 0.4

0.37
2.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.00
AU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2490 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. AU: 10.00 )
AU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 25.9
Current: 10

0.1
25.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -19.83
AU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -1.22 vs. AU: -19.83 )
AU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -141   Max: 101.8
Current: -19.83

-141
101.8

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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