J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated their overweight rating on shares of Aviva plc (LON:AV) in a report issued on Wednesday morning, MarketBeat reports. They currently have a GBX 617 ($8.12) target price on the stock.

Several other analysts also recently weighed in on AV. Morgan Stanley lifted their price target on shares of Aviva plc from GBX 601 ($7.90) to GBX 627 ($8.25) and gave the company an overweight rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Macquarie lifted their price target on shares of Aviva plc from GBX 598 ($7.87) to GBX 608 ($8.00) and gave the company an outperform rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Aviva plc in a research note on Tuesday. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Aviva plc in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a neutral rating and set a GBX 525 ($6.91) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Aviva plc currently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 569.07 ($7.48).

Shares of Aviva plc (LON AV) opened at GBX 500.50 ($6.58) on Wednesday. Aviva plc has a 12 month low of GBX 439 ($5.77) and a 12 month high of GBX 570.50 ($7.50).

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In related news, insider Patricia Cross acquired 2,609 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 4th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 498 ($6.55) per share, with a total value of £12,992.82 ($17,089.07). Also, insider Glyn Barker acquired 11,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 22nd. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 505 ($6.64) per share, for a total transaction of £55,550 ($73,063.26). Insiders acquired 13,699 shares of company stock worth $6,899,324 over the last ninety days.

About Aviva plc

Aviva plc is a holding company. The Company provides customers with long-term insurance and savings, general and health insurance, and fund management products and services. Its segments include United Kingdom & Ireland; France; Poland; Italy, Spain and Other; Canada; Asia; Aviva Investors, and Other Group activities.

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