4. As of noon trading, Anglogold Ashanti ( AU) is down $0.68 (-2.2%) to $30.29 on light volume Thus far, 491,265 shares of Anglogold Ashanti exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.25-$30.73 after having opened the day at $30.51 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.97.

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. Anglogold Ashanti has a market cap of $12.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 25.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Anglogold Ashanti a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Anglogold Ashanti as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Anglogold Ashanti Ratings Report now.

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