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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 0.09
AU's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AU: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AU' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.25 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.09
0.09
1.68
Equity-to-Asset 0.37
AU's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. AU: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AU' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.46
Current: 0.37
0.25
0.46
Debt-to-Equity 0.85
AU's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
77% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. AU: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
AU' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.61 Max: 1.31
Current: 0.85
0.11
1.31
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.46
AU's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. AU: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
AU' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.7  Med: 1.94 Max: 6.18
Current: 2.46
-9.7
6.18
Interest Coverage 3.16
AU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AU: 3.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 8.22 Max: 40
Current: 3.16
1.76
40
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.30
Beneish M-Score: -3.04
WACC vs ROIC
10.66%
3.79%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 12.00
AU's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
50% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. AU: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AU' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.51  Med: 14.57 Max: 31.4
Current: 12
10.51
31.4
Net Margin % -3.89
AU's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
64% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. AU: -3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AU' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.12  Med: -1.46 Max: 24.16
Current: -3.89
-43.12
24.16
ROE % -6.24
AU's ROE % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -9.25 vs. AU: -6.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AU' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.5  Med: -2.55 Max: 36.46
Current: -6.24
-58.5
36.46
ROA % -2.31
AU's ROA % is ranked higher than
64% of the 1697 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -8.38 vs. AU: -2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AU' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.02  Med: -0.82 Max: 16.36
Current: -2.31
-22.02
16.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 2.57
AU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -13.49 vs. AU: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.86  Med: 5.91 Max: 39.9
Current: 2.57
-36.86
39.9
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.60
AU's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. AU: -0.60 )
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: 4.25 Max: 24.8
Current: -0.6
-36.2
24.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.70
AU's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. AU: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AU' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -12.35 Max: 263
Current: 1.7
0
263
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -42.80
AU's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. AU: -42.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AU' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 11.6
Current: -42.8
0
11.6
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Anglogold Ashanti Ltd AU.
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

AU Guru Trades in Q2 2017

John Hussman 450,000 sh (+500.00%)
Howard Marks 3,077,225 sh (+12.06%)
Mario Gabelli 42,540 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 12,782,400 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,840,964 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ray Dalio 89,842 sh (-78.18%)
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Q3 2017

AU Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 339,908 sh (New)
Howard Marks 3,237,041 sh (+5.19%)
First Eagle Investment 1,840,964 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 42,540 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 12,782,400 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio 77,014 sh (-14.28%)
John Hussman 325,000 sh (-27.78%)
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Q4 2017

AU Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 1,384,800 sh (New)
Howard Marks 3,370,322 sh (+4.12%)
John Paulson 12,782,400 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,840,964 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 41,540 sh (-2.35%)
Ray Dalio 73,180 sh (-4.98%)
Jim Simons 277,700 sh (-18.30%)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (-23.08%)
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Q1 2018

AU Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Howard Marks 3,384,965 sh (+0.43%)
First Eagle Investment 1,840,964 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 12,782,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 41,540 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio 70,896 sh (-3.12%)
Jim Simons 258,700 sh (-6.84%)
John Hussman 175,000 sh (-30.00%)
Pioneer Investments 753,400 sh (-45.60%)
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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,
Headquarter Location:South africa
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd is a gold mining company. The firm conducts its mining activities at various sites that are across the world.

Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, AngloGold Ashanti is one of the largest gold miners in the world, with operations in eight 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 fully exited its stake in March 2009.

Top Ranked Articles about Anglogold Ashanti Ltd

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AngloGold Ashanti Tumbles in Light of Looming Class-Action Settlement Adjusted headline annual earnings collapsed to 2 cents per share
AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE:AU) tumbled 5.3% to $9.90 as a result of reports of a decline in adjusted headline annual earnings to $9 million (or 2 cents per share) from $143 million (or 35 cents per share) in 2016. Read more...
RBC Capital Upgrades AngloGold Ashanti The South Africa gold stock was also upgraded during the last trading week.
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) has been upgraded by two analysts over the last trading week. Read more...
AngloGold Ashanti Reports 3rd-Quarter Production The South African miner is on track to meet its expectations on production, capital expenditures and costs
Shares of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) rose 0.82% on the New York Stock Exchange on Nov. 6 after the company released its third-quarter production results. Read more...
AngloGold Agrees to Sell 2 South African Assets Company will receive about $307 million in cash
AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE:AU) informed shareholders of the sale of two of its South African assets – the Moab Khotsong mine and the Kopanang mine – through two news releases published on its website Oct. 19. Read more...
AngloGold Ashanti Reports Performance for 1st-Half 2017 South African miner posts adjusted headline loss
AngloGold Ashanti Litd. (NYSE:AU)  reported its financial and operating results for the first half of fiscal 2017 on Aug. 21. Read more...
Gold Fields Expects Decline in 1st Half Earnings Stronger local currencies and higher charges for amortization will impact the miner's earnings
In a report released July 27, Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE:GFI) announced earnings for the first six months of fiscal 2017 are going to be susbstantially lower than those it it reported in the comparable period of 2016. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 22.37
AU's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 14.18 vs. AU: 22.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.23
AU's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1508 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. AU: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AU' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 2.52 Max: 5.17
Current: 1.23
0.93
5.17
PS Ratio 0.76
AU's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. AU: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AU' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.97 Max: 4.44
Current: 0.76
0.54
4.44
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 19.84
AU's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
84% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. AU: 19.84 )
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: 5.4  Med: 12.1 Max: 319.87
Current: 19.84
5.4
319.87
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.32
AU's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
89% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. AU: 3.32 )
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: 2.18  Med: 5.67 Max: 176.12
Current: 3.32
2.18
176.12
EV-to-EBIT 51.59
AU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
83% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. AU: 51.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.3  Med: 7.3 Max: 64
Current: 51.59
-42.3
64
EV-to-EBITDA 5.83
AU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
72% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. AU: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88  Med: 6.1 Max: 771
Current: 5.83
-88
771
EV-to-Revenue 1.24
AU's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
68% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. AU: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
AU' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 2.3 Max: 4.8
Current: 1.24
1.2
4.8
Days Inventory 68.44
AU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 73.07 vs. AU: 68.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.79  Med: 85.57 Max: 119.76
Current: 68.44
68.79
119.76
Days Sales Outstanding 2.28
AU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 32.22 vs. AU: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 3.76 Max: 8.56
Current: 2.28
2.26
8.56
Days Payable 35.62
AU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 47.98 vs. AU: 35.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.6  Med: 41.87 Max: 51.23
Current: 35.62
32.6
51.23

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.72
AU's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
70% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. AU: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AU' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.78 Max: 4.07
Current: 0.72
0.27
4.07
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.72
AU's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
65% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. AU: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.73
AU's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
67% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. AU: 0.73 )
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: 0.27  Med: 0.77 Max: 4.07
Current: 0.73
0.27
4.07
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
AU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -17.10 vs. AU: -0.50 )
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: -2.1 Max: -0.4
Current: -0.5
-76
-0.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.30
AU's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. AU: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AU' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 3.35 Max: 7.16
Current: 1.3
1.27
7.16
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.77
AU's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. AU: 0.77 )
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: 0.69  Med: 3.53 Max: 8.57
Current: 0.77
0.69
8.57
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.38
AU's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. AU: 0.38 )
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: 0.37  Med: 1.23 Max: 3.06
Current: 0.38
0.37
3.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.94
AU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 1693 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: -4.43 vs. AU: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.3  Med: 2.5 Max: 17.2
Current: 1.94
-31.3
17.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -38.88
AU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. AU: -38.88 )
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: -70.6  Med: -31.8 Max: 13.1
Current: -38.88
-70.6
13.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,356.00
EPS (TTM) $ -0.46
Beta-0.63
Volatility30.81%
52-Week Range $8.11 - 12.40
Shares Outstanding (Mil)410.94 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 3,794 3,756
EBIT (Mil $) 315 467
EBITDA (Mil $) 1,059 1,197
EPS ($) 0.37 0.43 0.14
EPS without NRI ($) 0.37 0.43 0.14
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
-12.12%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.10 0.10

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 33
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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