Ageas SA (NASDAQ:AGESY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Friday. The firm currently has a $52.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target would suggest a potential upside of 12.41% from the stock’s current price.

According to Zacks, “Ageas, formerly known as Fortis, is an international insurance company. The Company has chosen to concentrate its business activities in Europe and Asia. Ageas offers international insurance services such as life and non-life, disability, and medical to individuals and groups. The Company also has subsidiaries in France, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine and Hong Kong. Ageas operates partnerships in Luxembourg, Italy, Portugal, China, Malaysia, India and Thailand. “

Ageas SA (NASDAQ:AGESY) traded down 0.45% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $46.26. 3,594 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $9.32 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.01. Ageas SA has a 12 month low of $34.30 and a 12 month high of $47.39. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $46.23 and a 200 day moving average price of $41.95.

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About Ageas SA

ageas SA is an international insurance company. The Company’s business segments include Belgium, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia and General Account. The Belgian insurance activities operate under the name of AG Insurance. The Company’s business in the United Kingdom is a national provider of Nonlife insurance solutions.

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