Aviva plc (LON:AV) to Issue Dividend of GBX 9.50
Aviva plc (LON:AV) declared a dividend on Thursday, August 8th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 9.50 ($0.12) per share on Thursday, September 26th. This represents a yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 15th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
Shares of LON AV opened at GBX 377.70 ($4.94) on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $14.83 billion and a PE ratio of 9.99. The firm’s fifty day moving average is GBX 413. Aviva has a 52-week low of GBX 361.80 ($4.73) and a 52-week high of GBX 504.60 ($6.59). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 51.04, a quick ratio of 2.23 and a current ratio of 3.09.
A number of brokerages have issued reports on AV. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva in a report on Friday. Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva in a report on Tuesday. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “top pick” rating and set a GBX 560 ($7.32) price objective on shares of Aviva in a report on Monday. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Aviva in a report on Thursday, August 8th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group lifted their price objective on Aviva from GBX 500 ($6.53) to GBX 520 ($6.79) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 29th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 498.18 ($6.51).
Aviva Company Profile
Aviva plc provides various insurance and savings products primarily in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, North America, and South-East Asia. The company offers life insurance, long term health and accident insurance, savings, pension, and annuity products; and lifetime mortgage products. It also provides insurance cover to individuals, and small and medium-sized businesses for risks associated primarily with motor vehicles and medical expenses, as well as property and liability, such as employers' and professional indemnity liabilities.
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