AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) announced an annual dividend on Tuesday, February 23rd, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, March 12th will be paid a dividend of 0.4805 per share by the mining company on Monday, April 5th. This represents a yield of 0.4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 11th. This is an increase from AngloGold Ashanti’s previous annual dividend of $0.11.
AngloGold Ashanti has decreased its dividend payment by 0.7% over the last three years.
Shares of NYSE:AU traded down $0.20 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $20.96. 3,139,705 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,189,503. AngloGold Ashanti has a 1-year low of $12.66 and a 1-year high of $38.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.99, a current ratio of 2.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85. The firm has a market cap of $8.69 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.34 and a beta of 0.43. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $23.14 and a 200 day simple moving average of $24.99.
AngloGold Ashanti Company Profile
AngloGold Ashanti Limited operates as a gold mining company. It also produces gold, silver, uranium, and sulphuric acid; and dÃ³re bars. The company operates 14 mines and three projects in nine countries in South Africa, Continental Africa, the Americas, and Australia. AngloGold Ashanti Limited was incorporated in 1944 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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