Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) dropped 3.3% on Friday . The stock traded as low as $4.13 and last traded at $4.13, with a volume of 619,416 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.27.

AEG has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Aegon NV from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Aegon NV from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Barclays PLC downgraded shares of Aegon NV from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Aegon NV from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 17th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Aegon NV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 24th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $6.07.

The firm’s market capitalization is $8.73 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $3.97 and its 200 day moving average price is $4.97.

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

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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