Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) was upgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Friday.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on AEG. TheStreet cut Aegon NV from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 18th. Zacks Investment Research cut Aegon NV from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, May 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.38.

Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) traded up 2.64% on Friday, reaching $5.44. 2,199,011 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.50 and a beta of 1.37. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $4.98 and a 200 day moving average price of $5.29. Aegon NV has a 52-week low of $3.36 and a 52-week high of $5.84.

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Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Aegon NV during the fourth quarter worth about $2,585,000. Comerica Bank boosted its stake in shares of Aegon NV by 15.2% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 150,183 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $829,000 after buying an additional 19,860 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Aegon NV by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 629,693 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,482,000 after buying an additional 7,500 shares during the last quarter. Dodge & Cox bought a new stake in shares of Aegon NV during the fourth quarter worth about $600,457,000. Finally, RMB Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Aegon NV during the fourth quarter worth about $107,000. 10.27% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Aegon NV

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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