Aviva (LON:AV) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank reissued their hold rating on shares of Aviva (LON:AV) in a research report report published on Monday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

AV has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Jefferies Financial Group decreased their target price on shares of Aviva from GBX 502 ($6.60) to GBX 500 ($6.58) and set a buy rating for the company in a research report on Friday, February 7th. Barclays reiterated an equal weight rating on shares of Aviva in a research report on Monday, February 3rd. Investec lowered shares of Aviva to an add rating and decreased their target price for the company from GBX 455 ($5.99) to GBX 400 ($5.26) in a research report on Tuesday, February 4th. UBS Group reiterated a buy rating on shares of Aviva in a research report on Monday, March 2nd. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a top pick rating on shares of Aviva in a research report on Friday, March 20th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Aviva has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 453.80 ($5.97).

Shares of AV opened at GBX 258.70 ($3.40) on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 342.68 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 390.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $10.15 billion and a PE ratio of 4.10. The company has a quick ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 2.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 48.38. Aviva has a 52-week low of GBX 3.87 ($0.05) and a 52-week high of GBX 439.40 ($5.78).

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 21.40 ($0.28) per share. This is a positive change from Aviva’s previous dividend of $9.50. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 23rd. This represents a dividend yield of 6.11%. Aviva’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.49%.

About Aviva

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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