Shares of Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) were up 1.3% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $3.92 and last traded at $3.91, with a volume of 417,100 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $3.86.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on AEG shares. Barclays PLC cut Aegon NV from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut Aegon NV from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Jefferies Group cut Aegon NV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut Aegon NV from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. Finally, TheStreet raised Aegon NV from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $6.07.

The firm’s market capitalization is $8.21 billion. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $4.22 and a 200 day moving average price of $5.11.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Aegon NV by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 597,782 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,389,000 after buying an additional 2,328 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of Aegon NV by 13.4% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,836,617 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,413,000 after buying an additional 216,353 shares during the period. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased its position in shares of Aegon NV by 9.3% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 2,383,024 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,512,000 after buying an additional 203,580 shares during the period.

AEGON NV is a life insurance, pensions and asset management company based in the Netherlands. The Company’s products range from life, critical illness and disability insurance, to pensions, annuities, long-term savings and investments. It also offers mortgages, and car, household and travel insurance in some markets.

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