Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV)’s share price rose 2.4% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $10.40 and last traded at $10.29, with a volume of 195,911 shares. The stock had previously closed at $10.05.

AV has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Wednesday, March 30th. They issued a “neutral” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Aviva PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Wednesday, May 18th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Friday, June 3rd. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Saturday, June 25th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Aviva PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold”.

The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $10.91 and its 200 day moving average price is $12.38. The company has a market cap of $20.80 billion and a PE ratio of 17.38.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Aviva PLC stock. Comerica Bank increased its position in Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV) by 4.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 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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