Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV)’s share price gapped up prior to trading on Monday . The stock had previously closed at $10.00, but opened at $10.01. Aviva PLC shares last traded at $10.06, with a volume of 315,471 shares changing hands.

Several equities analysts have commented on AV shares. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Saturday, June 25th. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Macquarie raised Aviva PLC from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Saturday, June 25th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Wednesday, May 18th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Aviva PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold”.

The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $10.99 and its 200 day moving average price is $12.41. The company has a market cap of $20.31 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.03.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Aviva PLC stock. Comerica Bank boosted its stake in Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV) by 4.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (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 at the end of the most recent quarter.

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