Aviva plc (AV) Given “Hold” Rating at HSBC
Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on AV. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 525 ($6.56) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an equal weight rating and set a GBX 422 ($5.27) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an underperform rating and set a GBX 460 ($5.75) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. Morgan Stanley decreased their price objective on Aviva plc from GBX 549 ($6.86) to GBX 538 ($6.72) and set an overweight rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. decreased their price objective on Aviva plc from GBX 485 ($6.06) to GBX 480 ($6.00) and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 9th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. Aviva plc currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 516.79 ($6.46).
Shares of Aviva plc (LON:AV) opened at 449.40 on Friday. Aviva plc has a 52 week low of GBX 290.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 522.50. The stock’s market cap is GBX 18.21 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 444.88 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 423.93.
In related news, insider Mire,Michael acquired 35,000 shares of Aviva plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 31st. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 432 ($5.40) per share, for a total transaction of £151,200 ($188,905.55). Also, insider Stoddard,Tom acquired 51,527 shares of Aviva plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 30th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 509 ($6.36) per share, for a total transaction of £262,272.43 ($327,676.70).
About Aviva plc
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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