Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the sixteen analysts that are covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eleven have issued a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,281.56 ($16.69).
A number of brokerages have issued reports on AAL. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,700 ($22.14) price objective on shares of Anglo American plc in a research report on Wednesday. Macquarie reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,200 ($15.63) price objective on shares of Anglo American plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Jefferies Group LLC upped their target price on shares of Anglo American plc from GBX 1,000 ($13.02) to GBX 1,250 ($16.28) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,280 ($16.67) target price (up from GBX 1,250 ($16.28)) on shares of Anglo American plc in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($20.84) target price (up from GBX 1,500 ($19.53)) on shares of Anglo American plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th.
Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) opened at 1224.50 on Friday. The company’s market cap is GBX 15.83 billion. Anglo American plc has a 1-year low of GBX 765.10 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,529.01. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,126.94 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,170.13.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th will be issued a $0.48 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th.
In other Anglo American plc news, insider John Parker bought 62,696 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 30th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,057 ($13.76) per share, with a total value of £662,696.72 ($862,998.72). Also, insider Mphu Ramatlapeng bought 283 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 26th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 982 ($12.79) per share, with a total value of £2,779.06 ($3,619.04). Over the last three months, insiders purchased 63,007 shares of company stock valued at $66,578,196.
About Anglo American plc
Anglo American plc is a mining company. The Company has a portfolio of mining operations and undeveloped resources with a focus on diamonds, copper, platinum group metals (PGMs), and bulk commodities and other minerals. Its segments include De Beers, Platinum, Copper, Nickel, Niobium and Phosphates, Iron Ore and Manganese, Coal, and Corporate and other.
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