Anglo American plc (AAL) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts
Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the sixteen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eleven have issued a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,281.56 ($16.64).
A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,700 ($22.07) target price on shares of Anglo American plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Macquarie reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($15.58) price objective on shares of Anglo American plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Jefferies Group LLC increased their price objective on Anglo American plc from GBX 1,000 ($12.98) to GBX 1,250 ($16.23) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,280 ($16.62) price objective (up from GBX 1,250 ($16.23)) on shares of Anglo American plc in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 1,165 ($15.12) price objective on shares of Anglo American plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th.
Shares of Anglo American plc (AAL) traded down 1.19% on Tuesday, reaching GBX 1241.50. The company had a trading volume of 3,141,887 shares. Anglo American plc has a 52 week low of GBX 765.10 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,529.01. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 16.05 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,148.81 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,166.57.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a $0.48 dividend. This represents a yield of 2.98%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th.
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In other news, insider Mphu Ramatlapeng acquired 283 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 26th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 982 ($12.75) per share, with a total value of £2,779.06 ($3,607.76). Also, insider John Parker acquired 62,696 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 30th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,057 ($13.72) per share, with a total value of £662,696.72 ($860,309.91). Insiders purchased a total of 63,007 shares of company stock valued at $66,578,196 over the last ninety days.
About Anglo American plc
Anglo American plc is a mining company. The Company has a portfolio of mining operations and undeveloped resources with a focus on diamonds, copper, platinum group metals (PGMs), and bulk commodities and other minerals. Its segments include De Beers, Platinum, Copper, Nickel, Niobium and Phosphates, Iron Ore and Manganese, Coal, and Corporate and other.
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