Aviva plc (LON:AV)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities researchers at Citigroup Inc. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on AV. J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered their target price on shares of Aviva plc from GBX 624 ($8.21) to GBX 617 ($8.12) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Societe Generale lowered their target price on shares of Aviva plc from GBX 525 ($6.91) to GBX 520 ($6.84) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Macquarie boosted their target price on shares of Aviva plc from GBX 598 ($7.87) to GBX 608 ($8.00) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 627 ($8.25) target price (down from GBX 670 ($8.81)) on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 550 ($7.23) target price on shares of Aviva plc in a report on Monday, September 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Aviva plc has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 569.07 ($7.48).

Aviva plc (LON:AV) opened at GBX 494 ($6.50) on Monday. Aviva plc has a 52-week low of GBX 439 ($5.77) and a 52-week high of GBX 570.50 ($7.50).

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In other news, insider Glyn Barker bought 11,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 22nd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 505 ($6.64) per share, for a total transaction of £55,550 ($73,063.26). Also, insider Patricia Cross bought 2,609 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 4th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 498 ($6.55) per share, with a total value of £12,992.82 ($17,089.07). Insiders bought 13,699 shares of company stock valued at $6,899,324 over the last 90 days.

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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