A Look Ahead For 2 Stocks: AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU), Five9, Inc. (FIVN)

Shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) opened at $9.93, and ended -4.35% lower at $9.9. Nearly 3.1 million shares were traded by the close, higher than its average daily volume of 2.72 million shares.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Analyst Opinion

AngloGold Ashanti Limited has a consensus outperform rating from 4 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 1.1% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 5.43% last month and is down -5.8 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 3 of analysts who cover AU having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $13.68 price target on AngloGold Ashanti Limited, suggesting a 38.18% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -27.63% below its 52-week high.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited Earnings Surprise

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) revenue totaled $60000 up 50% from the previous quarter.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) Intraday View

This stock (AU) is ahead of its 52-week low with 11.42%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.37% which for the week stands at 2.46%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -0.41% and stays 2.61% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -5.89% losses and now is down -4.88% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $9.99. AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -13.54%.

Turning to Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN), its shares were trading at $23.08 a retreat of $-1.07, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $24.35, touched a high of $24.36 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.2. Five9, Inc. has 2 buy ratings, 1 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -17.01% from its high of $27.81 to a $1.27 billion market value through last close.

Five9, Inc. (FIVN) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.1 to 2.1 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $27.6 a share. The target implies a 19.58% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 51.65% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.82 million shares versus an average volume of 0.4 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 5.01% which for the week approaches 3.38%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $22.83 and compares with the $12.58 52-week low. The stock recovered 83.47% since its low point and has performed 62.65% year-to-date.

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