Aegon Upgraded to Neutral at BNP Paribas (AEG)
Aegon (NYSE:AEG) was upgraded by equities researchers at BNP Paribas from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on AEG. Analysts at ABN Amro initiated coverage on shares of Aegon in a research note to investors on Tuesday. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Aegon from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday, January 7th. Finally, analysts at Raymond James upgraded shares of Aegon from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, December 4th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $6.90.
Shares of Aegon (NYSE:AEG) traded down 0.32% on Thursday, hitting $9.30. 1,300,606 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Aegon has a one year low of $5.70 and a one year high of $9.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $9.04 and its 200-day moving average is $8.04. The company has a market cap of $19.515 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.94.
Aegon (NYSE:AEG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 7th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. On average, analysts predict that Aegon will post $0.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
AEGON N.V. (NYSE:AEG) is a holding company.
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