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Anglogold Ashanti Ltd  (NYSE:AU) 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio: -0.40 (As of Jun. 2017)

This is the average share buyback rate of the company over the past 3 years. A negative number means the company might be issuing new shares. A positive number indicates that the company is buying back shares.

NYSE:AU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76   Max: 19.2
Current: -0.4

-76
19.2

During the past years, Anglogold Ashanti Ltd's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 19.20. The lowest was -76.00. And the median was -3.20.

NYSE:AU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1234 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: -16.10 vs. NYSE:AU: -0.40 )

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

* Premium members only.

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd Annual Data

Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd Semi-Annual Data

Dec07 Jun08 Dec08 Jun09 Dec09 Jun10 Dec10 Jun11 Dec11 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Calculation

This is the average share buyback rate of the company over the past 3 years.


Explanation

A negative number means the company might be issuing new shares. A positive number indicates that the company is buying back shares.


Be Aware

Investors usually like share buybacks. But as pointed by Warren Buffett, only if a company buys back shares at the prices below the stock's intrinsic value, it rewards remaining shareholders. If a company buys its overvalued stocks back, it destroys shareholder value.


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