Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nine research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month 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 issued reports on AEG. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Aegon NV from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, May 12th. TheStreet downgraded Aegon NV from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Aegon NV from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 7th.
Aegon NV (NYSE AEG) traded down 0.37% during trading on Monday, reaching $5.43. The company had a trading volume of 1,033,934 shares. Aegon NV has a 12 month low of $3.70 and a 12 month high of $5.84. The company has a market capitalization of $11.08 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.04 and a beta of 1.37. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $4.98 and its 200-day moving average is $5.29.
Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Aegon NV during the fourth quarter valued at $2,585,000. Comerica Bank increased 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 valued at $829,000 after buying an additional 19,860 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased 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 valued at $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 valued at $600,457,000. Finally, RMB Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Aegon NV during the fourth quarter valued at $107,000. 10.28% of the stock is owned by 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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