Aviva (LON:AV)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by analysts at UBS Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, Stock Target Advisor reports.

A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva in a research report on Tuesday, September 3rd. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of Aviva in a research report on Thursday, October 24th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Aviva in a research report on Thursday, August 8th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “top pick” rating and issued a GBX 560 ($7.32) target price on shares of Aviva in a research report on Monday, August 12th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva in a research note on Tuesday, August 13th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 499.90 ($6.53).

LON AV traded up GBX 3.40 ($0.04) during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching GBX 434.40 ($5.68). The company had a trading volume of 6,515,469 shares, compared to its average volume of 10,250,000. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 409.82 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 405.32. Aviva has a 1-year low of GBX 3.87 ($0.05) and a 1-year high of GBX 442.30 ($5.78). The company has a current ratio of 1.91, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 48.99. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.88 billion and a P/E ratio of 7.46.

In other Aviva news, insider Glyn Barker purchased 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 20th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 391 ($5.11) per share, for a total transaction of £97,750 ($127,727.69). Also, insider George Culmer purchased 31,276 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 27th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 398 ($5.20) per share, for a total transaction of £124,478.48 ($162,653.18).

About Aviva

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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