J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of Aviva plc (LON:AV) in a research note published on Monday. J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has a GBX 624 ($8.06) price objective on the stock.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on AV. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 585 ($7.56) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a neutral rating and issued a GBX 525 ($6.78) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an equal weight rating and issued a GBX 504 ($6.51) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 550 ($7.10) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Monday, September 4th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC boosted their price objective on shares of Aviva plc from GBX 600 ($7.75) to GBX 606 ($7.83) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 558.44 ($7.21).

Shares of Aviva plc (AV) opened at 511.50 on Monday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 523.18 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 526.47. Aviva plc has a one year low of GBX 411.30 and a one year high of GBX 570.50. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 20.73 billion.

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The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be issued a GBX 8.40 ($0.11) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.6%.

In other news, insider Tom Stoddard sold 53,325 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 536 ($6.92), for a total value of £285,822 ($369,135.99). Over the last ninety days, insiders bought 85 shares of company stock worth $44,359.

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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