Aviva plc (LON:AV) had its target price raised by investment analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 600 ($7.76) to GBX 606 ($7.84) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price target points to a potential upside of 16.43% from the company’s current price.

Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 585 ($7.57) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 635 ($8.21) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 502 ($6.49) price objective (up from GBX 493 ($6.38)) on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Friday, May 12th. HSBC Holdings plc upped their price objective on Aviva plc from GBX 500 ($6.47) to GBX 550 ($7.11) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 558.13 ($7.22).

Shares of Aviva plc (AV) opened at 520.50 on Thursday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 527.70 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 525.92. Aviva plc has a 12 month low of GBX 411.30 and a 12 month high of GBX 570.50. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 21.09 billion.

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In other Aviva plc news, insider Tom Stoddard sold 53,325 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 536 ($6.93), for a total transaction of £285,822 ($369,661.15). Insiders have acquired a total of 84 shares of company stock valued at $44,520 in the last three months.

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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