There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. After-hours trades for AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.01, or -0.06%, to $17.68. The AngloGold Ashanti Limited has recorded 36,614 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that Latin Metals Provides Update on AngloGold Ashanti Exploration Activities.
As a NYSE listed company, AU falls under the Basic Materials sector while operating within the Gold industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $17.69 and fluctuated between $17.80 as its day high and $17.26 as its day low. The current market capitalization of AngloGold Ashanti Limited is $7.31B. A total of 2.31 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.24M shares.
Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. AngloGold Ashanti Limited pays an annual dividend of $0.22, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.23%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 190.22. AU’s most recent ex-dividend date was 8/24/2023 when it declared a $0.0290 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/18/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 4/10/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 3/16/2023. The AU stock dividend was $0.1770 per share in cash.
In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for AU in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $21.71 with high estimates of $28.00 and low estimates of $18.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, AU has a high of $30.26 and a low of $11.94.
As of this writing, AU has an earnings estimate of $0 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 0 estimates, with a high estimate of $0 per share and a lower estimate of $0.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. AU’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.15B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $2.09B in debt and $798.00M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $9.62, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $4.06B.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for AU is Buy with a score of 3.00.