Aviva (LON:AV)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by research analysts at Royal Bank of Canada in a research note issued on Friday. They presently have a GBX 540 ($7.27) price objective on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 7.46% from the company’s previous close.

Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on AV. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Aviva in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Barclays upped their target price on shares of Aviva from GBX 504 ($6.78) to GBX 509 ($6.85) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 525 ($7.07) target price on shares of Aviva in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. HSBC dropped their price objective on shares of Aviva from GBX 550 ($7.40) to GBX 535 ($7.20) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. Finally, Deutsche Bank increased their price objective on shares of Aviva from GBX 585 ($7.87) to GBX 600 ($8.08) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, December 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. Aviva has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 567.88 ($7.64).

Shares of Aviva (LON AV) traded up GBX 2 ($0.03) on Friday, reaching GBX 502.50 ($6.76). 16,904,486 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 9,630,000. Aviva has a 1 year low of GBX 467.31 ($6.29) and a 1 year high of GBX 570.50 ($7.68).

In other Aviva news, insider Glyn Barker purchased 11,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 505 ($6.80) per share, for a total transaction of £55,550 ($74,764.47). Also, insider Patricia Cross purchased 2,609 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 4th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 498 ($6.70) per share, with a total value of £12,992.82 ($17,486.97). In the last 90 days, insiders bought 13,699 shares of company stock valued at $6,899,266.

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Aviva Company Profile

Aviva plc is a holding company. The Company provides customers with long-term insurance and savings, general and health insurance, and fund management products and services. Its segments include United Kingdom & Ireland; France; Poland; Italy, Spain and Other; Canada; Asia; Aviva Investors, and Other Group activities.

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