After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.10, or 0.55%, to $18.15. The AngloGold Ashanti Limited has recorded 12,884 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.
AU belongs to the Basic Materials sector of the NYSE while operating in the Gold industry. The current market capitalization of AngloGold Ashanti Limited is $7.41B. A total of 2.51 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.28M shares.
Paying dividends generates immediate cash flow for investors and indicates a positive outlook for the company. AngloGold Ashanti Limited pays an annual dividend of $0.22, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.20%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 194.09. 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.
While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for AU in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $21.67 with high estimates of $28.00 and low estimates of $17.81. 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
An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information. 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.
There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after 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 3.67.