Short Interest: Anglogold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) Sellers Increased By 30.9% Their Shorts

November 25, 2016 - By kentuckypostne   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest: Anglogold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) Sellers Increased By 30.9% Their Shorts

The stock of Anglogold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) registered an increase of 30.9% in short interest. AU’s total short interest was 1.68 million shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 30.9% from 1.28M shares, reported previously. With 3.51M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their AU’s short positions. The short interest to Anglogold Ashanti Limited’s float is 0.41%. The stock decreased 5.61% or $0.63 during the last trading session, hitting $10.59. About 26,400 shares traded hands. AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR) (NYSE:AU) has declined 28.01% since April 22, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.42% the S&P500.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited is a gold mining company. The company has a market cap of $4.17 billion. The Company’s business activities span the spectrum of the mining value chain. It has a 41 P/E ratio. The Company’s main product is gold.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR) (NYSE:AU) Ratings Coverage

Out of 4 analysts covering Anglogold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 75% are positive. $12.50 is the highest target while $8.50 is the lowest. The $8.50 average target is -19.74% below today’s ($10.59) stock price. Anglogold Ashanti Limited has been the topic of 9 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Perform” rating in Tuesday, March 8 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, April 11. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, February 23 report. On Friday, January 15 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy”. The stock of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR) (NYSE:AU) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, January 18. The stock has “Sell” rating given by Citigroup on Tuesday, May 10.

AU Company Profile

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AngloGold Ashanti), incorporated on May 29, 1944, is a gold mining company. The Company’s business activities span the spectrum of the mining value chain. The Company’s main product is gold. The Company’s portfolio includes over 17 mines in approximately nine countries. The Firm also produces silver, uranium and sulfuric acid as by-products. The Firm operates through four divisions: South Africa, Continental Africa, Australasia and Americas.

More recent AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR) (NYSE:AU) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. ADR” on December 21, 2009. Also Quotes.Wsj.com published the news titled: “DOW JONES, A NEWS CORP COMPANY” on February 11, 2011. Businessfinancenews.com‘s news article titled: “AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR): Effective Cost Control Results in $70 million …” with publication date: May 09, 2016 was also an interesting one.

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