Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Anglo American plc (LON:AALGet Rating) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 3,660 ($45.72).

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Liberum Capital cut Anglo American to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,020 ($37.73) price objective for the company. in a research note on Thursday, January 20th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft upped their target price on Anglo American from GBX 4,100 ($51.22) to GBX 4,300 ($53.72) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 5th. Berenberg Bank reduced their target price on Anglo American from GBX 4,300 ($53.72) to GBX 4,000 ($49.97) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, April 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Anglo American in a research report on Tuesday, March 15th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “sector perform” rating and set a GBX 3,400 ($42.47) target price on shares of Anglo American in a research report on Wednesday.

Shares of LON AAL opened at GBX 3,494.50 ($43.65) on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 37.20, a current ratio of 1.79 and a quick ratio of 1.24. The stock has a market capitalization of £46.74 billion and a P/E ratio of 6.40. Anglo American has a 1-year low of GBX 36.40 ($0.45) and a 1-year high of GBX 4,996.80 ($62.42). The business has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 3,839.31 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 3,357.15.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 17th were issued a dividend of $1.68 per share. This represents a yield of 3.52%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 17th. Anglo American’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.44%.

In related news, insider Stephen Pearce sold 61,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,919 ($48.96), for a total transaction of £2,394,509 ($2,991,266.71).

Anglo American Company Profile (Get Rating)

Anglo American plc operates as a mining company worldwide. The company explores for rough and polished diamonds, copper, platinum group metals, metallurgical and thermal coal, and iron ore; and nickel, polyhalite, and manganese ores, as well as alloys. Anglo American plc was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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