Shares of Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the eleven brokerages that are currently covering the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $5.38.

A number of brokerages recently commented on AEG. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Aegon NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.75 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November 22nd. TheStreet upgraded shares of Aegon NV from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 21st. Societe Generale cut shares of Aegon NV from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. Macquarie assumed coverage on shares of Aegon NV in a research note on Tuesday, October 11th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, Bank of America Corp. set a $5.00 target price on shares of Aegon NV and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 14th.

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Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) traded up 0.20% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $5.10. 1,064,309 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $4.56 and its 200-day moving average price is $4.30. The stock’s market cap is $10.47 billion. Aegon NV has a 12 month low of $3.36 and a 12 month high of $6.19.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. BB&T Securities LLC raised its position in shares of Aegon NV by 3.7% in the second quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 183,414 shares of the company’s stock worth $735,000 after buying an additional 6,542 shares during the last quarter. M&T Bank Corp raised its position in shares of Aegon NV by 22.7% in the second quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 279,380 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,121,000 after buying an additional 51,758 shares during the last quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. raised its position in shares of Aegon NV by 6.7% in the second quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 238,128 shares of the company’s stock worth $953,000 after buying an additional 14,961 shares during the last quarter. Societe Generale bought a new position in shares of Aegon NV during the second quarter worth approximately $307,000. Finally, World Asset Management Inc raised its position in shares of Aegon NV by 8.3% in the second quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 132,889 shares of the company’s stock worth $533,000 after buying an additional 10,198 shares during the last quarter. 7.23% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Aegon NV Company Profile

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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