Aviva (LON:AV) had its target price upped by Jefferies Group from GBX 606 ($8.37) to GBX 626 ($8.65) in a report released on Monday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock.

A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on AV. HSBC cut their target price on Aviva from GBX 550 ($7.60) to GBX 535 ($7.39) and set a hold rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, November 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a GBX 617 ($8.52) target price on shares of Aviva in a research note on Monday, November 27th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Aviva in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Deutsche Bank raised their target price on Aviva from GBX 585 ($8.08) to GBX 600 ($8.29) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Monday, December 4th. Finally, Barclays reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a GBX 567 ($7.83) target price on shares of Aviva in a research note on Monday, December 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 573.88 ($7.93).

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Aviva stock opened at GBX 504 ($6.96) on Monday. Aviva has a 52 week low of GBX 482.20 ($6.66) and a 52 week high of GBX 550 ($7.60). The company has a market capitalization of $20,910.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,482.35.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 5th will be given a dividend of GBX 19 ($0.26) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 3.67%. This is an increase from Aviva’s previous dividend of $8.40. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 5th.

In other Aviva news, insider Patricia Cross acquired 2,704 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 508 ($7.02) per share, with a total value of £13,736.32 ($18,978.06). Insiders have purchased a total of 2,821 shares of company stock valued at $1,433,767 over the last three months.

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Aviva 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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