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Anglo American plc (JSE: AGL) | SHARE PRICE

Updated 2 Sep 2022
Anglo American plc

Anglo American plc is a globally diversified multinational mining company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) with a diversified portfolio of world class competitive mining operations and undeveloped resources. Anglo American plc is also British listed and is the world’s largest producer of platinum, with around 40% of world output.

Latest Anglo American plc Share Price

The graph above shows the latest Anglo American plc share price on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Investors have seen Anglo American plc shares perform well historically, and it remains a steady investment. Anglo American plc stock is live on the JSE under the stock symbol of AGL and is available to trade via various brokers in South Africa.

What is Anglo American plc

The history of Anglo American plc can be traced back to 1917 when it was founded by Ernest Oppenheimer.

Today, Anglo American plc has a portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the Basic Materials value chain and renders the following services:

Anglo American plc is the largest producer of platinum, as well as being a major producer of diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore and metallurgical and thermal coal.

Anglo American plc has its headquarters at 20 Carlton House Terrace, London, England, SW1Y 5AN. Subsidiaries of Anglo American plc are De Beers, Kumba Iron Ore, Anglo American Sur S.A., and more.

Anglo American plc currently has more than 90 000 employees and provides the raw materials on which the world’s developed and maturing economies depend in a way that it generates sustainable returns for all its shareholders and makes a real and lasting contribution to societies all over the world.

The current CEO of Anglo American plc is Mark Cutifani.

Anglo American plc’s equity stocks are for sale online on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the stock symbol AGL.

Anglo American plc forms part of the Mining Industry and the Basic Materials Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

Anglo American plc Stock Performance

The current price for Anglo American plc stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 487.08 ZAR.

AGL stocks closed a recent trading day (Friday 17 September 2021) at 525.74 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), experiencing a 7 % drop from its previous closing price of 565.31 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of Anglo American plc showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 714 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earnings ratio of 5.41 and earnings per share of 97.1492 ZAR. The dividend yield of AGL was 6.8% Dividend per Share 35.73 ZAR. A total of 1.36 Billion shares are outstanding.

With an increase of earnings per share and reliable profits over a period, investors who want to buy or sell Anglo American plc stocks can be assured of lucrative dividends and earnings in times to come.

According to an analysis on the live chart of Anglo American plc, analysts forecast further improved performance for the Basic Materials sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.

Highlights of Anglo American plc in 2021

Anglo American plc started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 485.00 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 8.4% in value on its price valuation, ranking 237th on the JSE where its year-to-date performance is concerned.

Investors may, however, take caution of AGL’s recent poor performance, having lost 12% of its value in the recent four weeks.

Anglo American plc is currently the 57th most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 89.8 million shares, which were finalised in 443,106 deals and were valued at a total of 54.5 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from 22 June to 17 September 2021, with an average of 1.43 million shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 7.88 million was achieved on 16 September and a low of 457,194 on 30 August.

How to buy Anglo American plc stocks – Step by Step

The stock market is one of the most attractive financial markets that sees millions of retail investors and traders’ participating daily. To buy, sell or trade Anglo American plc stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), traders and investors can follow a few simple steps:

  1. Find the share that you want to buy, in this case, “AGL”.
  2. Select a forex broker that offers access to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
  3. Review the broker’s trading conditions, fees, deposit and withdrawal methods, trading platform, customer support, regulation, and other components to ensure that they are aligned with your trading plan.
  4. Open a live trading account with the broker by completing the online application form and providing the necessary documentation to verify the trading account.
  5. You are now ready to make your first share purchase through the broker.
  6. You can further start to build and diversify your portfolio by buying more shares.