Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) has been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-five brokerages that are currently covering the company. Eleven analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have assigned a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 694.65 ($9.07).
A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 950 ($12.40) price target on shares of Anglo American plc in a research report on Sunday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,150 ($15.01) price target on shares of Anglo American plc in a research report on Monday. Canaccord Genuity boosted their price target on Anglo American plc from GBX 980 ($12.79) to GBX 1,080 ($14.10) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday. Macquarie reissued an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 570 ($7.44) price target on shares of Anglo American plc in a research report on Monday, August 22nd. Finally, Jefferies Group restated an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 750 ($9.79) price objective on shares of Anglo American plc in a report on Tuesday, September 20th.
Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) traded up 6.11% during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 980.10. The stock had a trading volume of 10,569,655 shares. Anglo American plc has a 52-week low of GBX 215.55 and a 52-week high of GBX 981.28. The company’s market cap is GBX 12.64 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 855.48 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 716.51.
In other news, insider Mphu Ramatlapeng acquired 290 shares of Anglo American plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 28th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 937 ($12.23) per share, with a total value of £2,717.30 ($3,546.93).
Anglo American plc Company Profile
Anglo American plc is a mining company focusing on diamonds, platinum group metals (PGMs) and copper. Its segments are Platinum: platinum group metals; De Beers: rough and polished diamonds; Copper: copper; Nickel: nickel; Niobium and Phosphates: niobium and phosphates; Iron Ore and Manganese: iron ore, manganese ore and alloys, and Coal: metallurgical coal and thermal coal.
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