Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by research analysts at HSBC in a research note issued to investors on Sunday.

Several other research firms have also recently commented on AV. Zacks Investment Research raised Aviva PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 20th. Berenberg Bank reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Aviva PLC in a research note on Thursday, September 8th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Aviva PLC has a consensus rating of “Hold”.

Analyst Recommendations for Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV)

Aviva PLC (NYSE:AV) traded down 1.48% on Friday, reaching $11.33. The company had a trading volume of 366,927 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $11.13 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.41. Aviva PLC has a 12 month low of $9.11 and a 12 month high of $15.67. The stock has a market capitalization of $22.95 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.03 and a beta of 1.22.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of AV. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its position in Aviva PLC by 167.1% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 386,308 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,045,000 after buying an additional 241,701 shares in the last quarter. Jane Street Group LLC raised its position in Aviva PLC by 535.4% in the third quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 283,426 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,262,000 after buying an additional 238,821 shares in the last quarter. Euclid Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Aviva PLC during the second quarter valued at $1,964,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in Aviva PLC by 73.1% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 322,001 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,442,000 after buying an additional 136,027 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in Aviva PLC by 6.6% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 1,618,164 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,298,000 after buying an additional 99,762 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 0.78% of the company’s stock.

Aviva PLC Company Profile

Aviva plc is the holding company of the Aviva Group. The Company provides customers with long-term insurance and savings, general and health insurance, and fund management products and services. The Company’s segments include UK & Ireland; France; Poland; Italy, Spain and Other; Canada; Asia, and Aviva Investors.

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