Aviva plc (LON:AV) Insider Cheryl Agius Acquires 15,000 Shares

Aviva plc (LON:AVGet Free Report) insider Cheryl Agius acquired 15,000 shares of Aviva stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 31st. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 482 ($6.16) per share, with a total value of £72,300 ($92,337.16).

Aviva Price Performance

Aviva stock traded up GBX 0.80 ($0.01) during midday trading on Monday, reaching GBX 479.90 ($6.13). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 25,475,345 shares. The company has a current ratio of 2.25, a quick ratio of 1.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 70.27. The stock has a market cap of £12.96 billion, a PE ratio of 1,297.03, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 8.09 and a beta of 0.93. Aviva plc has a 52 week low of GBX 366 ($4.67) and a 52 week high of GBX 501.40 ($6.40). The business has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 481.09 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 452.17.

Aviva Increases Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, May 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, April 11th were given a dividend of GBX 22.30 ($0.28) per share. This represents a yield of 4.9%. This is a boost from Aviva’s previous dividend of $11.10. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, April 11th. Aviva’s dividend payout ratio is currently 8,918.92%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

AV has been the subject of several recent research reports. Berenberg Bank boosted their price target on Aviva from GBX 550 ($7.02) to GBX 572 ($7.31) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, May 10th. Royal Bank of Canada restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Aviva in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of GBX 509.67 ($6.51).

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Aviva Company Profile

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Aviva plc provides various insurance, retirement, investment, and savings products in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, and internationally. The company offers life insurance, long-term health and accident insurance, savings, pension, and annuity products, as well as pension fund business and lifetime mortgage products.

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