Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV) shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 1,053,824 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 67% from the previous session’s volume of 632,509 shares.The stock last traded at $10.36 and had previously closed at $10.19.

AV has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Shore Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Saturday, June 25th. Macquarie upgraded Aviva PLC from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Beaufort Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Saturday, June 25th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Wednesday, May 18th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold”.

The stock has a market cap of $20.98 billion and a PE ratio of 17.96. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $11.56 and its 200-day moving average is $12.68.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Aviva PLC stock. Comerica Bank boosted its position in Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV) by 4.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 108,808 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,882 shares during the period. Comerica Bank’s holdings in Aviva PLC were worth $1,508,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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