Aviva plc (AV) Earns “Equal weight” Rating from Barclays PLC
Barclays PLC reissued their equal weight rating on shares of Aviva plc (LON:AV) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. Barclays PLC currently has a GBX 421 ($5.50) target price on the stock.
A number of other equities analysts have also issued reports on AV. Canaccord Genuity dropped their target price on shares of Aviva plc from GBX 600 ($7.83) to GBX 550 ($7.18) and set a buy rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 19th. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an underperform rating and set a GBX 440 ($5.74) target price on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 25th. Macquarie reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a GBX 502 ($6.55) target price on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Tuesday, May 31st. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 615 ($8.03) price target on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 610 ($7.96) price target (down previously from GBX 620 ($8.09)) on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 518.05 ($6.76).
Aviva plc (LON:AV) opened at 447.70 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 425.14 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 425.95. Aviva plc has a 1-year low of GBX 290.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 522.50. The firm’s market cap is GBX 18.14 billion.
In related news, insider Mire,Michael purchased 35,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 31st. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 432 ($5.64) per share, with a total value of £151,200 ($197,363.27). Also, insider Stoddard,Tom purchased 51,527 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 30th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 509 ($6.64) per share, with a total value of £262,272.43 ($342,347.51).
About Aviva plc
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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