Aegon NV (AEG) Raised to “Buy” at BidaskClub
BidaskClub upgraded shares of Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Thursday.
A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on AEG. TheStreet downgraded Aegon NV from a b- rating to a c rating in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Aegon NV from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, May 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $5.63.
Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AEG. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in Aegon NV by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 629,693 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,482,000 after buying an additional 7,500 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in Aegon NV by 2.0% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 206,696 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,060,000 after buying an additional 4,152 shares during the period. Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new position in Aegon NV during the first quarter valued at $174,000. Telemus Capital LLC increased its position in Aegon NV by 69.6% in the first quarter. Telemus Capital LLC now owns 79,210 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $406,000 after buying an additional 32,508 shares during the period. Finally, Concorde Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Aegon NV during the first quarter valued at $145,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 10.33% of the company’s stock.
About Aegon NV
Aegon N.V. (Aegon) is an international life insurance, pensions and asset management company. The Company’s segments include the Americas, which includes the United States, Mexico and Brazil; the Netherlands; the United Kingdom; Central & Eastern Europe; Spain & Portugal; Asia, and Aegon Asset Management.
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