Belen Romana Garcia Acquires 2,236 Shares of Aviva plc (LON:AV) Stock

Aviva plc (LON:AV) insider Belen Romana Garcia purchased 2,236 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 26th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 272 ($3.46) per share, with a total value of £6,081.92 ($7,740.77).

LON:AV opened at GBX 269 ($3.42) on Monday. Aviva plc has a 52-week low of GBX 3.87 ($0.05) and a 52-week high of GBX 439.40 ($5.59). The stock has a fifty day moving average of GBX 260.87 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 324.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 51.44, a quick ratio of 1.34 and a current ratio of 2.28. The firm has a market capitalization of $10.69 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.26.

AV has been the topic of several recent research reports. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 375 ($4.77) price objective (down from GBX 490 ($6.24)) on shares of Aviva in a report on Tuesday, June 9th. Credit Suisse Group lowered their price target on shares of Aviva from GBX 490 ($6.24) to GBX 350 ($4.45) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, April 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of Aviva to a “neutral” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from GBX 498 ($6.34) to GBX 332 ($4.23) in a report on Tuesday, April 21st. Barclays reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Aviva in a report on Thursday, June 11th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group cut their price target on Aviva from GBX 500 ($6.36) to GBX 355 ($4.52) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Monday, March 30th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 377.18 ($4.80).

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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