AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) Quarterly EPS Analysis


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) reported sales (ttm) of 4.09 Billion, whereas, 4 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 4130.79 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 4468.28 million and lower end at 3793 million while the year ago reported sale was 5018.99 million.

4 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 4403.49 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 4970.91 million and 3986 million respectively.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending 0, whereas, 2 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.21. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.24 and lower end at 0.18 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 1.9.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.88 reported by 3 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.88 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 1.17 and 0.7 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 1.31. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 93.82 analysts is at 325.69%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 146.61.

Valuation Ratios of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 64.34 while the company’s industry has 247.1 P/E and the sector P/E is 37.13. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 93.82 and low P/E is 14.76, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 325.69 and 146.61 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 4.76 for the industry and 14.22 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, AU has Beta of -1.36 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.57 and 0.9 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of AU stands at 0.98 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.48. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 4.49, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 22.51 and 13.43 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) stands at -9.07 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at -2.32 and 2.27 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -47.39 and -14.62.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 0.1% and closed its last trading session at $9.8. The market capitalization of the company is at $4.06 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $22.91 on 08/04/16 and 52-week Low of $9.28 on 12/15/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 3.09% and Monthly Volatility of 2.79%. The Beta for the company stands at -1.36 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.36.