Shares of Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) fell 4.3% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $4.00 and last traded at $4.03, with a volume of 1,045,288 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.21.

Several brokerages have weighed in on AEG. TheStreet raised shares of Aegon NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Aegon NV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, April 29th. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Aegon NV from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 17th. Barclays PLC lowered shares of Aegon NV from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Aegon NV from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Aegon NV has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $6.07.

The firm’s market cap is $8.03 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $3.96 and its 200 day moving average is $4.90.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 22nd will be paid a $0.124 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 18th.

A number of hedge funds have modified their holdings of AEG. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake 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 boosted its stake 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 valued at $10,413,000 after buying an additional 216,353 shares during the period. Finally, Morgan Stanley boosted its stake 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 valued at $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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