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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU)?

The company in question is, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) currently with a stock price of 13.32 (-2.35% today). The market cap for AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. is 5617.63, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Gold industry. The target price for AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. is 22.95. Currently AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 7.57. Average volume for AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. is 3576.9 and so far today it is 2443364.

Performance in the last year for AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. has been 37.36%. For EPS growth, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. has seen a growth of 97.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 53.54%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 30.60% over the last five years and could be 31.60% for the next five years. AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -22.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -372.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -22.44%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -10.89%.

Since the IPO date for AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. on the 08/05/1998, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. has seen performance year to date to be 92.11%. With AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. trading at 13.32, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -0.38.

So could AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.32 and the P/B is at 2.34. The P/cash is 14.26, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.13, and total debt/equity at 1.16.

In terms of margins, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. has a gross margin of 17.50%, an operating margin of 2.70% and a profit margin of -6.40%.Payout ratio for AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -3.20% with return on investment coming to 4.00%.

Insider ownership for AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., is at 3.10% and institutional ownership comes to 41.20%. Outstanding shares are at 411.85. While shares float is 399.48. The float short is currently 0.29%, and short ratio is 0.32.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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