Lesa Sroufe & Co cut its stake in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) by 2.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 262,501 shares of the mining company’s stock after selling 6,009 shares during the period. AngloGold Ashanti Limited makes up 2.1% of Lesa Sroufe & Co’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 25th biggest holding. Lesa Sroufe & Co owned 0.06% of AngloGold Ashanti Limited worth $2,439,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Macquarie Group Ltd. raised its stake in AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 19.1% during the 3rd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 535,681 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $4,976,000 after acquiring an additional 85,800 shares during the last quarter. ClariVest Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 39.8% during the 3rd quarter. ClariVest Asset Management LLC now owns 74,400 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $692,000 after buying an additional 21,200 shares in the last quarter. Gabelli Funds LLC raised its stake in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 23.8% during the 3rd quarter. Gabelli Funds LLC now owns 1,199,200 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $11,141,000 after buying an additional 230,500 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 202.5% during the 3rd quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 24,344 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $226,000 after buying an additional 16,296 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new position in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $123,000. 32.83% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) traded up $0.11 on Friday, hitting $9.85. The company had a trading volume of 1,179,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,659,690. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a current ratio of 1.57. AngloGold Ashanti Limited has a 1-year low of $8.89 and a 1-year high of $13.68.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. BidaskClub downgraded AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Royal Bank Of Canada raised AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $11.50 target price for the company in a research note on Monday. Finally, raised AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $11.50.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited Profile

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AngloGold Ashanti) is a gold mining company. The Company’s business activities span the spectrum of the mining value chain. Its main product is gold. Its portfolio includes over 17 mines in approximately nine countries. It also produces silver, uranium and sulfuric acid as by-products.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU)

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