OxFORD Asset Management LLP lifted its holdings in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) by 540.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 88,817 shares of the mining company’s stock after buying an additional 74,958 shares during the period. OxFORD Asset Management LLP’s holdings in AngloGold Ashanti Limited were worth $863,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Virtu Financial LLC acquired a new stake in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $173,000. Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new stake in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $219,000. Comerica Bank grew its holdings in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 1.3% in the 1st quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 23,405 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $263,000 after acquiring an additional 306 shares during the period. Hexavest Inc. grew its holdings in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 175.8% in the 2nd quarter. Hexavest Inc. now owns 36,569 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $355,000 after acquiring an additional 23,310 shares during the period. Finally, Exane Derivatives acquired a new stake in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $422,000. 32.76% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, October 6th. BidaskClub upgraded AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, August 14th. Finally, ValuEngine cut AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. AngloGold Ashanti Limited currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.43.

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Shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE AU) opened at 9.45 on Friday. AngloGold Ashanti Limited has a one year low of $8.89 and a one year high of $14.77. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $9.68 and its 200-day moving average price is $10.47. The firm’s market cap is $3.87 billion.

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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