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About the company: Anglo American Plc [JSE:AGL]

by , 03 June 2015

With its foundations laid back in 1917 in South Africa, Anglo American is one of the largest global mining companies. It's one of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange's Top 40 companies…

Full name: Anglo American Plc
Short name: Anglo
Ticker: AGL
Sector: Basic resources – mining


Five top facts about Anglo American


Fact #1:
Anglo American employs around 151,200 people across the globe. It operates in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, South America and North America.

Fact #2:
Anglo American has its secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange under ticker AGL. The company’s primary listing is on the London Stock Exchange.

Fact #3:
Anglo American is the world’s largest producer of platinum. Its output makes up about 40% of global production. Anglo American is the parent company of Anglo American Platinum [JSE:AMS].

Fact #4:
Anglo American holds nearly 70% of Kumba Iron Ore [JSE:KIO], which is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. It operates three mines in SA and mines iron ore in Brazil.

Fact #5:
As well as platinum and iron ore, Anglo American produces metallurgical coal, thermal coal, copper, nickel, niobium, phosphates and diamonds. Anglo American owns 85% of De Beers, a leading diamond miner and producer.


Chart of Anglo American’s share price


Chart of Anglo American's share price


Financial information


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