AVG Technologies NV (NYSE:AVG)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Monday . The stock traded as high as $24.88 and last traded at $24.86, with a volume of 605,544 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $24.87.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Dougherty & Co downgraded shares of AVG Technologies NV from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 7th. Imperial Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $21.00 price target (down from $22.00) on shares of AVG Technologies NV in a report on Sunday, May 8th. TheStreet upgraded shares of AVG Technologies NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, August 8th. Nomura downgraded shares of AVG Technologies NV from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the stock from $30.00 to $25.00 in a report on Friday, July 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of AVG Technologies NV from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, May 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.30.

The stock has a 50 day moving average of $24.76 and a 200-day moving average of $20.74. The company has a market cap of $1.26 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.51.

AVG Technologies NV (NYSE:AVG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 8th. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45 by $0.01. Equities analysts anticipate that AVG Technologies NV will post $1.96 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in AVG Technologies NV stock. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its position in AVG Technologies NV (NYSE:AVG) by 39.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,298,518 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,217,315 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 8.21% of AVG Technologies NV worth $86,187,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

AVG Technologies N.V. (AVG) provides software and online services that deliver peace of mind to users by simplifying, optimizing and securing their Internet experiences. The Company is primarily engaged in the development and sale of online service solutions and Internet security software branded under the AVG name.

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