Anglo American (AAL) Given Sell Rating at Liberum Capital

Anglo American (LON:AAL)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Liberum Capital in a research note issued on Monday. They presently have a GBX 800 ($10.85) price target on the mining company’s stock. Liberum Capital’s target price points to a potential downside of 55.15% from the company’s previous close.

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,630 ($22.10) price objective on shares of Anglo American in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,560 ($21.16) price objective on shares of Anglo American in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Societe Generale increased their price objective on Anglo American from GBX 1,550 ($21.02) to GBX 1,650 ($22.38) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Jefferies Group raised Anglo American to a “buy” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from GBX 1,500 ($20.34) to GBX 2,000 ($27.12) in a research note on Friday, January 5th. Finally, Barclays increased their price objective on Anglo American from GBX 1,220 ($16.54) to GBX 1,270 ($17.22) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,495.83 ($20.29).

Anglo American (AAL) traded up GBX 15.40 ($0.21) during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching GBX 1,783.60 ($24.19). The company had a trading volume of 3,674,353 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,790,000. Anglo American has a fifty-two week low of GBX 950.10 ($12.88) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,789 ($24.26). The firm has a market cap of $24,700.00 and a P/E ratio of 837.37.

In other news, insider Philip R. Hampton acquired 666 shares of Anglo American stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,478 ($20.04) per share, with a total value of £9,843.48 ($13,348.90). Over the last three months, insiders have acquired 687 shares of company stock valued at $1,014,661.

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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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