Aviva plc (AV) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts
Aviva plc (LON:AV) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seventeen research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and eleven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 570.25 ($7.88).
Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. Citigroup reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Aviva in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 617 ($8.52) price target on shares of Aviva in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. HSBC reduced their price target on shares of Aviva from GBX 550 ($7.60) to GBX 535 ($7.39) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 23rd. Finally, Deutsche Bank raised their price target on shares of Aviva from GBX 585 ($8.08) to GBX 600 ($8.29) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, December 4th.
Shares of Aviva (LON:AV) opened at GBX 519.40 ($7.18) on Friday. Aviva has a 12 month low of GBX 482.20 ($6.66) and a 12 month high of GBX 570.50 ($7.88). The firm has a market cap of $20,840.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,527.65.
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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