Anglogold Ashanti Dividend yield

 Price  237.72
 Dividend  7.92
 Earnings  37.73
 Cash-flow  67.92
 Book value  132.07
 Equity  109.05

Anglogold Ashanti is part of Mining business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Anglogold Ashanti is a company from South Africa, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Anglogold Ashanti paid a total dividend of 3,303 million ZAR last year, for a market value of 99,129 millions (Market Cap 99,132 millions). Dividend per share of Anglogold Ashanti is 7.92 ZAR, and his stock market price 237.72 ZAR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Anglogold Ashanti has a dividend yield of 3.33%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from South Africa. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Anglogold Ashanti dividend yield with other Mining companies or firms from South Africa.

Dividend yield of Anglogold Ashanti

Anglogold Ashanti Dividend Payout

About the ability of Anglogold Ashanti to maintain his current dividend of ZAR 7.92 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.33%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Anglogold Ashanti payout on ernings is currently 20.99%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.27% and 51.13% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Anglogold Ashantican maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Anglogold Ashanti is ZAR 67.92 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of ZAR 7.92, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Anglogold Ashanti, compared againt world market average, South Africa companies, Basic Materials industry and Mining sector companies.

Anglogold Ashanti payout

Anglogold Ashanti Dividend History

Year Yield  ZAR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Anglogold Ashanti Stock performance

Finally, last moth Anglogold Ashanti showed a return of -2.50% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.32% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -45.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for South Africa and Mining firms.

Anglogold Ashanti stock and market return