Insider Buying: Aviva plc (AV) Insider Acquires 33 Shares of Stock
Aviva plc (LON:AV) insider Nitinbhai Amin purchased 33 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 12th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 452 ($5.59) per share, for a total transaction of £149.16 ($184.60).
Aviva plc (LON:AV) traded down 2.68% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 443.50. The stock had a trading volume of 21,006,232 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 438.81 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 423.37. The company’s market cap is GBX 17.97 billion. Aviva plc has a 12-month low of GBX 290.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 522.50.
A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Jefferies Group upped their price target on Aviva plc from GBX 450 ($5.57) to GBX 501 ($6.20) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, September 22nd. BNP Paribas reiterated an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 400 ($4.95) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Thursday, September 22nd. Shore Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Friday, June 24th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 470 ($5.82) price objective (down previously from GBX 610 ($7.55)) on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Friday, June 24th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 506 ($6.26) price objective on shares of Aviva plc in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 520.74 ($6.44).
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Aviva plc Company Profile
Aviva plc is the holding company of the Aviva Group. The Company provides customers with long-term insurance and savings, general and health insurance, and fund management products and services. The Company’s segments include UK & Ireland; France; Poland; Italy, Spain and Other; Canada; Asia, and Aviva Investors.
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