AngloGold Ashanti Plc. (NYSE: AU) – Time For Strategy Change?

AngloGold Ashanti Plc. (NYSE:AU) currently has a daily average trading volume of 2.41M but it saw 1217738 shares traded in last market. With a market cap of 10.42B USD, the company’s current market price of $24.82 came rising about 1.97 while comparing to the previous closing price of $24.34. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $25.84 and as low as $14.91.

Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of AngloGold Ashanti Plc. (AU) gives us an average price of $23.52, while its current price level is -3.97% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 66.47% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $22.90 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $19.08. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 2.65% during that period while stretching the period over a month that increases to 3.00%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 61.31 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.

Over the week, AU’s stock price is moving 6.20% up while it is 6.57% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is 32.80% up and over the past year, the stock is showing a downside performance of -2.93%.

Currently, AngloGold Ashanti Plc.’s total number of outstanding shares is 419.73M. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at -5.38% and return on equity (ROE) at -8.04%. It has a 8.47 of forward P/E ratio. Stock’s beta reads 1.01. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 2.81 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 2.27. Its return on asset (ROA) is -3.87% on average.