Anglo American plc (AAL) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the seventeen ratings firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,561.47 ($21.89).

AAL has been the subject of several research reports. Societe Generale boosted their price target on shares of Anglo American from GBX 1,550 ($21.73) to GBX 1,650 ($23.14) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,560 ($21.87) target price on shares of Anglo American in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,630 ($22.85) target price on shares of Anglo American in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Jefferies Group upgraded shares of Anglo American to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from GBX 1,500 ($21.03) to GBX 2,000 ($28.04) in a research note on Friday, January 5th. Finally, Barclays boosted their target price on shares of Anglo American from GBX 1,220 ($17.11) to GBX 1,270 ($17.81) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th.

In other Anglo American news, insider Philip R. Hampton bought 666 shares of Anglo American stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,478 ($20.72) per share, with a total value of £9,843.48 ($13,801.85). Over the last three months, insiders purchased 687 shares of company stock valued at $1,014,661.

Anglo American (AAL) traded up GBX 10.40 ($0.15) during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting GBX 1,604.40 ($22.50). 6,318,868 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,720,000. The firm has a market capitalization of $22,730.00 and a P/E ratio of 764.00. Anglo American has a fifty-two week low of GBX 950.10 ($13.32) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,795.40 ($25.17).

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About Anglo American

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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