Aviva plc (LON:AV)’s share price passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $401.81 and traded as high as $408.70. Aviva shares last traded at $404.10, with a volume of 6,770,372 shares changing hands.
A number of research firms have recently commented on AV. Barclays restated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Aviva in a report on Monday, February 3rd. Investec downgraded Aviva to an “add” rating and lowered their price target for the company from GBX 455 ($5.99) to GBX 400 ($5.26) in a research report on Tuesday, February 4th. Morgan Stanley lowered Aviva to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 28th. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of Aviva in a report on Thursday, January 16th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “top pick” rating on shares of Aviva in a research note on Wednesday, December 11th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 473.91 ($6.23).
The company has a current ratio of 1.91, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 48.99. The firm has a market cap of $15.85 billion and a PE ratio of 6.94. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 409.77 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 401.78.
Aviva Company Profile (LON:AV)
Aviva plc provides various insurance and savings products primarily in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, North America, and South-East Asia. The company offers life insurance, long term health and accident insurance, savings, 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 and medical expenses, as well as property and liability, such as employers' and professional indemnity liabilities.
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