Aviva plc’s (AV) “Outperform” Rating Reaffirmed at Macquarie
Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Barclays PLC boosted their target price on Aviva plc from GBX 504 ($6.51) to GBX 509 ($6.57) and gave the stock an equal weight rating in a research report on Monday. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an overweight rating and set a GBX 624 ($8.06) target price on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Monday. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 606 ($7.83) target price on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Finally, HSBC Holdings plc restated a hold rating and issued a GBX 550 ($7.10) price target on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Monday, September 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 558.44 ($7.21).
Shares of Aviva plc (LON:AV) opened at 510.50 on Tuesday. Aviva plc has a one year low of GBX 411.30 and a one year high of GBX 570.50. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 20.69 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 523.75 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 526.58.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 8.40 ($0.11) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.6%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th.
In other Aviva plc news, insider Tom Stoddard sold 53,325 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 536 ($6.92), for a total transaction of £285,822 ($369,135.99).
Aviva plc Company Profile
Aviva plc is a holding company. The Company provides customers with long-term insurance and savings, general and health insurance, and fund management products and services. Its segments include United Kingdom & Ireland; France; Poland; Italy, Spain and Other; Canada; Asia; Aviva Investors, and Other Group activities.
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