Shares of Aviva plc (LON:AV) shot up 0% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as GBX 525.40 ($7.13) and last traded at GBX 525 ($7.12). 13,392,867 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 47% from the average session volume of 9,120,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 525 ($7.12).

Several brokerages recently commented on AV. Citigroup reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 603 ($8.18) price target on shares of Aviva in a report on Tuesday. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Aviva in a report on Thursday, November 30th. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 627 ($8.50) price target (down from GBX 670 ($9.09)) on shares of Aviva in a report on Friday, November 3rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 617 ($8.37) target price on shares of Aviva in a research note on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, Barclays upgraded shares of Aviva to an “overweight” rating and upped their target price for the stock from GBX 509 ($6.90) to GBX 567 ($7.69) in a research note on Friday, October 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 570.29 ($7.73).

The stock has a market capitalization of $21,170.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,970.44.

In other Aviva news, insider Patricia Cross acquired 2,731 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 507 ($6.88) per share, for a total transaction of £13,846.17 ($18,777.01). Also, insider Keith Williams acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 503 ($6.82) per share, for a total transaction of £50,300 ($68,212.64). In the last ninety days, insiders acquired 12,791 shares of company stock valued at $6,444,661.

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Aviva 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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