Aviva plc (AV) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts
Aviva plc (LON:AV) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-one research firms that are presently covering the company. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have given a hold recommendation and thirteen have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 515.06 ($6.37).
AV has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 525 ($6.50) price target on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Thursday, August 4th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 470 ($5.82) price target (down from GBX 610 ($7.55)) on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Friday, June 24th. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 400 ($4.95) price target on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 422 ($5.22) price target on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 460 ($5.69) price target on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Wednesday, September 14th.
In other Aviva plc news, insider Stoddard,Tom purchased 51,527 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 30th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 509 ($6.30) per share, with a total value of £262,272.43 ($324,594.59). Also, insider Mire,Michael purchased 35,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 31st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 432 ($5.35) per share, with a total value of £151,200 ($187,128.71).
Shares of Aviva plc (LON:AV) traded down 0.16% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 447.20. 9,622,783 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 436.90 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 423.17. The stock’s market cap is GBX 18.12 billion. Aviva plc has a 1-year low of GBX 290.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 522.50.
About Aviva plc
Aviva plc is the holding company of the Aviva Group. The Company provides customers with long-term insurance and savings, general and health insurance, and fund management products and services. The Company’s segments include UK & Ireland; France; Poland; Italy, Spain and Other; Canada; Asia, and Aviva Investors.
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