Aviva (LON:AV) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada

Aviva (LON:AV)‘s stock had its “top pick” rating reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada in a research note issued on Friday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price objective on shares of Vermilion Energy from C$42.00 to C$43.00 in a report on Monday, May 13th. Goldman Sachs Group set a €149.00 ($173.26) price objective on shares of Airbus and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 9th. Shore Capital restated a “house stock” rating on shares of in a report on Wednesday, June 5th. Deutsche Bank lifted their price target on shares of Spirit Airlines from $75.00 to $79.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 12th. Finally, Barclays lifted their price target on shares of Stanley Black & Decker from $135.00 to $145.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 492 ($6.43).

Shares of LON:AV opened at GBX 419.80 ($5.49) on Friday. Aviva has a 12 month low of GBX 361.80 ($4.73) and a 12 month high of GBX 504.60 ($6.59). The company has a current ratio of 3.09, a quick ratio of 2.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 51.04. The stock’s fifty day moving average is GBX 418.40. The firm has a market capitalization of $16.44 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.11.

In other news, insider Belen Romana Garcia acquired 1,411 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 21st. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 418 ($5.46) per share, with a total value of £5,897.98 ($7,706.76).

Aviva Company Profile

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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