Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV) shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Wednesday . Approximately 310,985 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 14% from the previous session’s volume of 272,363 shares.The stock last traded at $11.27 and had previously closed at $11.21.

Several research firms recently issued reports on AV. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Saturday, June 25th. Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Macquarie downgraded shares of Aviva PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 9th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research report on Wednesday, May 18th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $10.64 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.96. The stock has a market cap of $22.99 billion and a PE ratio of 35.47.

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