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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Anglogold Ashanti

(NYSE:

AU

) is tomorrow, August 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 11 cents per share. At a price of $31.78 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%.

The average volume for Anglogold Ashanti has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Anglogold Ashanti has a market cap of $12.94 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

metals & mining

industry. Shares are down 24% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited primarily engages in the exploration and production of gold. It also produces by-products, such as silver, uranium oxide, and sulfuric acid. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.6, above the average metals & mining industry P/E ratio of 10.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Anglogold Ashanti as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and unimpressive growth in net income. You can view the full

Anglogold Ashanti Ratings Report

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