AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Recent Ownership Changes

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) has made a 1.62% comeback from a 12-month low price of $8.02. It was seen -6.11% lower, changing the price to $8.15, when the closing bell rang on 06/15/2018. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $7.9 and $8.48. This company shares are 77.18% off its target price of $14.44 and the current market capitalization stands at $3.38B. The recent change has given its price a -7.8% deficit over SMA 50 and -32.08% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -4.34% declines, -9.14% declines and -13.57% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found AU’s volatility during a week at 4.09% and during a month it has been found around 2.95%.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $1.11 billion or 35.1% in AU stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Blackrock Inc. owns $211.7 million in AngloGold Ashanti Limited, which represents roughly 6.26% of the company’s market cap and approximately 19.09% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Van Eck Associates Corp, which owns 19,455,936 shares of the stock are valued at $158.57 million. The third largest holder is Paulson & Co. Inc., which currently holds $104.18 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 3.08% of its market capitalization.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 60 institutional holders increased their position in AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) by some 17,801,458 shares, 63 decreased positions by 10,872,292 and 30 held positions by 107,390,665. That puts total institutional holdings at 136,064,415 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 19 new institutional investments totaling 4,189,250 shares while 16 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 1,877,251 shares.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 2 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2 average brokerage recommendation.