American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company in a report released on Wednesday, July 5th.

Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised American International Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Morgan Stanley raised American International Group from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $62.87 to $61.82 in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. TheStreet upgraded American International Group from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $71.00 target price on shares of American International Group in a research note on Monday, April 24th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $72.00 target price on American International Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, April 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $65.22.

American International Group (AIG) traded down 1.48% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $65.08. 5,074,107 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $63.89 and a 200-day moving average of $63.11. The stock has a market cap of $60.25 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 132.28 and a beta of 1.14. American International Group has a 52-week low of $56.80 and a 52-week high of $67.47.

American International Group (NYSE:AIG) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The insurance provider reported $1.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.33. The firm had revenue of $11.23 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.61 billion. American International Group had a positive return on equity of 5.95% and a negative net margin of 0.53%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.98 EPS. Equities analysts predict that American International Group will post $5.06 EPS for the current fiscal year.

American International Group declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, May 3rd that authorizes the company to buyback $2.50 billion in shares. This buyback authorization authorizes the insurance provider to purchase up to 4.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company’s management believes its shares are undervalued.

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In other American International Group news, CEO Brian Duperreault acquired 80,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 18th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $61.48 per share, with a total value of $4,918,400.00. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 80,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,918,400. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 0.52% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of AIG. Israel Discount Bank of New York purchased a new position in shares of American International Group during the first quarter worth about $145,000. Israel Discount Bank of New York GFN purchased a new position in shares of American International Group during the fourth quarter worth about $148,000. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC raised its position in shares of American International Group by 0.5% in the first quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC now owns 2,642 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $165,000 after buying an additional 14 shares during the last quarter. FTB Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of American International Group by 147.9% in the first quarter. FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 2,868 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $176,000 after buying an additional 1,711 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Feltz Wealth PLAN Inc. purchased a new position in shares of American International Group during the first quarter worth about $184,000. 86.02% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

American International Group Company Profile

American International Group, Inc is a global insurance company. The Company provides a range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products and other financial services to commercial and individual customers. Its segments include Commercial Insurance, Consumer Insurance, Other Operations and Legacy Portfolio.

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