Several other research firms also recently issued reports on AV. Shore Capital reissued a hold rating on shares of Aviva plc in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a neutral rating and issued a GBX 525 ($6.78) price target on shares of Aviva plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on Aviva plc from GBX 601 ($7.76) to GBX 627 ($8.10) and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. J P Morgan Chase & Co lifted their target price on Aviva plc from GBX 616 ($7.96) to GBX 624 ($8.06) and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 635 ($8.20) target price on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 558.44 ($7.21).
Shares of Aviva plc (LON:AV) traded down 0.98% during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 504.00. The company had a trading volume of 11,086,535 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 521.95 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 526.20. Aviva plc has a 52-week low of GBX 411.30 and a 52-week high of GBX 570.50. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 20.42 billion.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be issued a dividend of GBX 8.40 ($0.11) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.6%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 5th.
In other news, insider Tom Stoddard sold 53,325 shares of Aviva plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 536 ($6.92), for a total value of £285,822 ($369,135.99). Over the last quarter, insiders bought 85 shares of company stock valued at $44,359.
Aviva plc 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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