Aviva plc (LON:AV) had its price target boosted by Jefferies Group from GBX 450 ($5.87) to GBX 501 ($6.54) in a research report released on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock.
A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on AV. BNP Paribas reiterated an underperform rating and issued a GBX 440 ($5.74) target price on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Wednesday, May 25th. Macquarie reiterated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 502 ($6.55) target price on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Tuesday, May 31st. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 615 ($8.03) target price on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 610 ($7.96) target price (down from GBX 620 ($8.09)) on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an overweight rating and set a GBX 596 ($7.78) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Friday, June 17th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 520.74 ($6.80).
Shares of Aviva plc (LON:AV) opened at 438.10 on Thursday. Aviva plc has a 52-week low of GBX 290.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 522.50. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 429.56 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 425.63. The firm’s market cap is GBX 17.75 billion.
In related news, insider Montague,Adrian acquired 7,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 4th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 407 ($5.31) per share, for a total transaction of £28,490 ($37,188.36). Also, insider Stoddard,Tom acquired 51,527 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 30th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 509 ($6.64) per share, for a total transaction of £262,272.43 ($342,347.51).
Aviva plc Company Profile
Aviva plc is the holding company of the Aviva Group. The Company provides customers with long-term insurance and savings, general and health insurance, and fund management products and services. The Company’s segments include UK & Ireland; France; Poland; Italy, Spain and Other; Canada; Asia, and Aviva Investors.
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