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.

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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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