What 20-Day Moving Average Analysis say about AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU)?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) for the period of 9-Day stands at 45.83% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 50.05%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

AngloGold Limited is the largest gold producer at 7 million ounces a year, with reserves of 126 m oz. The company has operations in six countries on three continents, some of which are joint ventures, as well as exploration activities in ten countries. AngloGold can be financially characterized by high cash generation, substantial reinvestment in long-term growth and the payment of significant dividends. The company distinguishes itself from its producer peer group through its active involvement in the development of the gold market, particularly in Asia.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) opened the session at $9.51 and after going up 0.11% closed at $9.45. The stock lost -0.06 points in the last trade.

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $9.36 and $9.57 during the previous active session. AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) traded with the volume of 1.46 Million with average volume of 3.39 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at -1.43 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.27 and 46.81 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) is at 3.1% and the shares outstanding are 403.14 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) stands at 1.06% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 0 while Forward P/E shows the value of 12.07.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 0. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.92 and 1.5 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 22.28 and 3.71 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) stands at 0.6 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 1.6.

Return on Assets ROA of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) is at -2.3% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) stand at -6.4% and 6.3% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -1.15% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -3.28%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -2.98% while six month performance of the shares of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) remained bearish with the count of -26.91%.

The yearly and YTD performance of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) remained down at -30.72% and -10.09% respectively.