Shares of Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV) rose 6.5% during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $10.28 and last traded at $10.26, with a volume of 325,778 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $9.63.

AV has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a report on Saturday, June 25th. Beaufort Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Barclays PLC cut Aviva PLC from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, July 8th. Sanford C. Bernstein cut Aviva PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, March 21st. Finally, Macquarie initiated coverage on Aviva PLC in a report on Wednesday, March 30th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Aviva PLC has an average rating of “Hold”.

The stock has a market cap of $20.59 billion and a PE ratio of 17.63. The company’s 50 day moving average is $11.65 and its 200-day moving average is $12.69.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Aviva PLC stock. Comerica Bank raised its stake in Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV) by 4.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 108,808 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,882 shares during the period. Comerica Bank’s holdings in Aviva PLC were worth $1,508,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

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