Shares of AEGON (NYSE:AEG) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are covering the firm. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $5.00.

A number of research firms have commented on AEG. TheStreet lowered AEGON from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered AEGON from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, May 12th.

AEGON (NYSE:AEG) traded down 0.81% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $4.91. The company had a trading volume of 1,576,349 shares. AEGON has a one year low of $3.36 and a one year high of $5.84. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.02 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.11 and a beta of 1.51. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $5.05 and a 200-day moving average price of $5.32.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC increased its position in AEGON by 2.5% in the first quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC now owns 19,906 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $102,000 after buying an additional 482 shares during the period. Buckingham Asset Management LLC increased its position in AEGON by 2.9% in the first quarter. Buckingham Asset Management LLC now owns 20,976 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 583 shares during the period. Wrapmanager Inc. increased its position in AEGON by 2.9% in the first quarter. Wrapmanager Inc. now owns 73,020 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $375,000 after buying an additional 2,090 shares during the period. Stifel Financial Corp increased its position in AEGON by 2.7% in the first quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 83,069 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $429,000 after buying an additional 2,200 shares during the period. Finally, Wetherby Asset Management Inc. increased its position in AEGON by 10.6% in the first quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 33,528 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $172,000 after buying an additional 3,222 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 9.46% of the company’s stock.

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AEGON Company Profile

Aegon N.V. (Aegon) is an international life insurance, pensions and asset management company. The Company’s segments include the Americas, which includes the United States, Mexico and Brazil; the Netherlands; the United Kingdom; Central & Eastern Europe; Spain & Portugal; Asia, and Aegon Asset Management.

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