Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) has been given a $5.00 price objective by research analysts at Bank of America Corp. in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has a a “hold” rating on the stock. Bank of America Corp.’s target price suggests a potential downside of 3.85% from the company’s current price.

Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Societe Generale cut shares of Aegon NV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of Aegon NV in a research note on Tuesday, October 11th. They issued an “outperform” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Aegon NV from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Aegon NV from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 19th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.75.

Analyst Recommendations for Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG)

Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) opened at 5.20 on Monday. Aegon NV has a 1-year low of $3.36 and a 1-year high of $6.19. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $4.21 and its 200-day moving average is $4.36. The company’s market capitalization is $10.67 billion.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Strategic Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Aegon NV during the third quarter worth approximately $384,000. Princeton Alpha Management LP raised its position in Aegon NV by 57.8% in the second quarter. Princeton Alpha Management LP now owns 25,984 shares of the company’s stock worth $104,000 after buying an additional 9,518 shares in the last quarter. Ronald Blue & Co. LLC raised its position in Aegon NV by 65.9% in the third quarter. Ronald Blue & Co. LLC now owns 26,038 shares of the company’s stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 10,341 shares in the last quarter. Buckingham Asset Management LLC raised its position in Aegon NV by 8.6% in the second quarter. Buckingham Asset Management LLC now owns 27,636 shares of the company’s stock worth $111,000 after buying an additional 2,183 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its position in Aegon NV by 1,914.5% in the third quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 27,921 shares of the company’s stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 26,535 shares in the last quarter. 6.96% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Aegon NV

AEGON NV is a life insurance, pensions and asset management company based in the Netherlands. The Company’s products range from life, critical illness and disability insurance, to pensions, annuities, long-term savings and investments. It also offers mortgages, and car, household and travel insurance in some markets.

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