ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, however the growth has outpaced the average competitor within the industry.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 14.20% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1052.0||1281.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||-142.0||-80.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||483.0||622.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||8817.0||9601.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3730.0||3810.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||36.69||34.11|
|Return on Assets||-1.81||-3.59|
|Return on Equity||-1.52||-11.94|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||404.82||402.97|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||6.49||7.6|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||4019119.0||3247478.0|
SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.23 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.24. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|AU NM||Peers 24.89||AU 3.09||Peers 6.28|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
AU's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
AU is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|AU 17.33||Peers 29.58||AU NA||Peers 0.30|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
AU is trading at a discount to its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|AU 1.23||Peers 1.24||AU 90.00||Peers -93.66|
Average. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
AU is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
AU is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|AU 0.68||Peers 2.01||AU -12.51||Peers -7.52|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
AU is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
AU significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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