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Shares of AEGON (NYSE:AEG) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the twelve analysts that are currently covering the stock, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $6.20.

Separately, analysts at Jefferies Group initiated coverage on shares of AEGON in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock.

AEGON (NYSE:AEG) opened at 7.81 on Friday. AEGON has a 1-year low of $7.08 and a 1-year high of $9.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $8. and its 200-day moving average is $8.75. The company has a market cap of $16.460 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.46.

The company also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, September 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.1472 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 3.76%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 21st.

Aegon NV is the Netherlands-based holding company active in the financial sector. It provides life insurance, pensions, asset management, some limited banking activities, and accident, supplemental health and general insurance.

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