Deutsche Bank restated their hold rating on shares of Aviva (LON:AV) in a research note published on Monday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

AV has been the subject of a number of other reports. Royal Bank of Canada restated a top pick rating on shares of Aviva in a report on Friday, March 20th. Jefferies Financial Group dropped their price objective on Aviva from GBX 502 ($6.60) to GBX 500 ($6.58) and set a buy rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, February 7th. Barclays reissued an equal weight rating on shares of Aviva in a research report on Monday, February 3rd. UBS Group restated a buy rating on shares of Aviva in a research note on Monday, March 2nd. Finally, Citigroup lowered Aviva to a neutral rating and lowered their target price for the company from GBX 460 ($6.05) to GBX 414 ($5.45) in a report on Tuesday, November 26th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 473.91 ($6.23).

Shares of AV opened at GBX 258.70 ($3.40) on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $10.15 billion and a PE ratio of 4.10. Aviva has a one year low of GBX 3.87 ($0.05) and a one year high of GBX 439.40 ($5.78). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 48.38, a current ratio of 2.04 and a quick ratio of 1.09. The company’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 345.54 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 391.38.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 23rd will be given a GBX 21.40 ($0.28) dividend. This represents a yield of 6.11%. This is a positive change from Aviva’s previous dividend of $9.50. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 23rd. Aviva’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 0.49%.

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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