Aviva (LON:AV)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by stock analysts at Shore Capital in a note issued to investors on Thursday.

Several other equities research analysts have also commented on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 617 ($8.26) price target on shares of Aviva in a report on Monday, November 27th. HSBC lowered their price target on shares of Aviva from GBX 550 ($7.37) to GBX 535 ($7.16) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 23rd. Citigroup reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva in a report on Monday, November 13th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 627 ($8.40) price target (down from GBX 670 ($8.97)) on shares of Aviva in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered their price target on shares of Aviva from GBX 640 ($8.57) to GBX 590 ($7.90) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 566.94 ($7.59).

Shares of Aviva (AV) opened at GBX 510.30 ($6.83) on Thursday. Aviva has a 1-year low of GBX 439 ($5.88) and a 1-year high of GBX 570.50 ($7.64).

In related news, insider Glyn Barker purchased 11,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 505 ($6.76) per share, with a total value of £55,550 ($74,394.00). Also, insider Patricia Cross purchased 2,609 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 498 ($6.67) per share, for a total transaction of £12,992.82 ($17,400.32). Over the last three months, insiders have bought 13,699 shares of company stock worth $6,899,324.

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Aviva Company Profile

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.

Analyst Recommendations for Aviva (LON:AV)

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