A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Aegon NV (NYSE: AEG) recently:

  • 10/3/2017 – Aegon NV was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Aegon N.V. is an international insurance group which writes life and health insurance and offers related pension, savings and investment products in Europe, North America and the Caribbean. The Company’s other lines of business include property and casualty insurance and financial services. “
  • 9/21/2017 – Aegon NV was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Aegon N.V. is an international insurance group which writes life and health insurance and offers related pension, savings and investment products in Europe, North America and the Caribbean. The Company’s other lines of business include property and casualty insurance and financial services. “
  • 9/14/2017 – Aegon NV is now covered by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They set a “market perform” rating and a $4.60 price target on the stock.
  • 9/13/2017 – Aegon NV was downgraded by analysts at Societe Generale from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 9/13/2017 – Aegon NV was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Aegon N.V. is an international insurance group which writes life and health insurance and offers related pension, savings and investment products in Europe, North America and the Caribbean. The Company’s other lines of business include property and casualty insurance and financial services. “
  • 8/25/2017 – Aegon NV was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating.

Shares of Aegon NV (AEG) opened at 5.69 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $11.63 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.66 and a beta of 1.35. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $5.77 and its 200-day moving average price is $5.34. Aegon NV has a 52-week low of $4.00 and a 52-week high of $6.06.

Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 10th. The financial services provider reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.08 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $9.24 billion for the quarter. Aegon NV had a net margin of 5.18% and a return on equity of 6.73%. Equities research analysts forecast that Aegon NV will post $0.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 21st were issued a $0.1522 dividend. This is a positive change from Aegon NV’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.12. This represents a yield of 5.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 17th. Aegon NV’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 27.47%.

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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