Aviva (LON:AV) had its price objective lifted by research analysts at Barclays from GBX 573 ($7.42) to GBX 581 ($7.52) in a research note issued on Wednesday, July 18th. The brokerage presently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. Barclays’ target price would indicate a potential upside of 16.71% from the stock’s current price.
AV has been the topic of several other research reports. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Aviva in a research report on Wednesday, March 28th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 540 ($6.99) target price on shares of Aviva in a research note on Wednesday, March 28th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.77) target price on shares of Aviva in a research note on Friday, May 25th. BNP Paribas restated an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 470 ($6.08) price target on shares of Aviva in a report on Wednesday, March 28th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group upgraded shares of Aviva to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the stock from GBX 525 ($6.80) to GBX 590 ($7.64) in a report on Monday, May 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. Aviva has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 575.21 ($7.45).
Shares of Aviva traded down GBX 5 ($0.06), reaching GBX 497.80 ($6.44), on Wednesday, MarketBeat.com reports. 14,250,033 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 10,250,000. Aviva has a twelve month low of GBX 482.20 ($6.24) and a twelve month high of GBX 550 ($7.12).
Aviva plc provides various insurance and savings products primarily in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Canada, and Asia. The company offers life insurance, long term health and accident insurance, pension, and annuity products; and lifetime mortgage products. It also provides insurance cover to individuals, and small and medium-sized businesses for risks associated primarily with motor vehicles, property, and medical expenses, as well as liabilities, such as employers' and professional indemnity liabilities.
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