Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV) shares gapped up prior to trading on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $10.81, but opened at $10.99. Aviva PLC shares last traded at $11.20, with a volume of 144,190 shares traded.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on AV shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Wednesday, May 18th. Barclays PLC downgraded shares of Aviva PLC from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, July 8th. Shore Capital reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Saturday, June 25th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Saturday, June 25th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a report on Friday, August 5th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold”.

The company has a 50-day moving average of $10.43 and a 200-day moving average of $12.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $22.40 billion and a P/E ratio of 34.56.

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