Aviva plc (LON:AV) insider Patricia Cross bought 2,609 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 498 ($6.61) per share, for a total transaction of £12,992.82 ($17,234.14).

Aviva plc (AV) opened at 497.30 on Monday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 510.67 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 524.25. The stock’s market cap is GBX 20.15 billion. Aviva plc has a 52-week low of GBX 411.30 and a 52-week high of GBX 570.50.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be paid 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.

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AV has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Jefferies Group LLC upped their target price on Aviva plc from GBX 600 ($7.96) to GBX 606 ($8.04) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 635 ($8.42) price target on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 585 ($7.76) price target on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 504 ($6.69) price target on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, HSBC Holdings plc reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 550 ($7.30) price target on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Monday, September 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 569 ($7.55).

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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