Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV) rose 5% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $10.94 and last traded at $10.82, with a volume of 316,572 shares. The stock had previously closed at $10.30.

AV has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Friday, June 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Wednesday, May 18th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Friday. Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Saturday, June 25th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

The company has a 50-day moving average price of $10.52 and a 200-day moving average price of $12.22. The company has a market capitalization of $22.15 billion and a PE ratio of 18.58.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Aviva PLC stock. Comerica Bank increased its position in shares of Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV) by 4.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund 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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