AEGON (AEG) Reaches New 52-Week High at $6.69
AEGON (NYSE:AEG)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $6.69 and last traded at $6.67, with a volume of 1725582 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $6.55.
AEG has been the topic of several research reports. ValuEngine downgraded shares of AEGON from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AEGON from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, December 27th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on shares of AEGON in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $4.60 price target on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. AEGON has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $5.93.
The company has a quick ratio of 0.10, a current ratio of 0.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65. The company has a market capitalization of $14,360.00, a P/E ratio of 6.79 and a beta of 1.42.
Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its stake in AEGON by 16.4% during the second quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 1,040,121 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $5,315,000 after purchasing an additional 146,640 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in AEGON by 24.9% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 759,120 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,879,000 after purchasing an additional 151,183 shares during the period. M&T Bank Corp raised its stake in AEGON by 4.0% during the second quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 419,703 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,145,000 after purchasing an additional 16,317 shares during the period. Stevens Capital Management LP purchased a new position in AEGON during the third quarter worth about $357,000. Finally, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. purchased a new position in AEGON during the third quarter worth about $990,000. 10.13% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
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Aegon N.V. (Aegon) is an international life insurance, pensions and asset management company. The Company’s segments include the Americas, which includes the United States, Mexico and Brazil; the Netherlands; the United Kingdom; Central & Eastern Europe; Spain & Portugal; Asia, and Aegon Asset Management.
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