Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the seventeen analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,960 ($25.61).

Several brokerages recently weighed in on AAL. UBS Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Anglo American in a report on Wednesday. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Anglo American in a report on Monday. Barclays increased their price target on Anglo American from GBX 1,725 ($22.54) to GBX 1,850 ($24.17) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, October 12th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Anglo American in a report on Wednesday, October 3rd. Finally, HSBC reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Anglo American in a report on Wednesday, September 12th.

Shares of LON AAL opened at GBX 1,688.20 ($22.06) on Friday. Anglo American has a 1-year low of GBX 950.10 ($12.41) and a 1-year high of GBX 1,870 ($24.43).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 16th were issued a $0.49 dividend. This represents a yield of 2.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 16th.

In other news, insider Tony O’Neill purchased 1,611 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 21st. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,739 ($22.72) per share, with a total value of £28,015.29 ($36,606.94). Also, insider Stephen Pearce sold 95,928 shares of Anglo American stock in a transaction on Friday, July 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,700 ($22.21), for a total value of £1,630,776 ($2,130,897.69).

About Anglo American

Anglo American plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in exploring, mining, and processing various metals and minerals worldwide. The company explores for rough and polished diamonds, copper, platinum group metals, metallurgical and thermal coal, and nickel; and iron and manganese ores, as well as alloys.

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