Citigroup restated their buy rating on shares of Aviva (LON:AV) in a research report released on Thursday morning. They currently have a GBX 603 ($7.69) target price on the stock.

AV has been the topic of a number of other reports. Barclays lifted their target price on Aviva from GBX 573 ($7.31) to GBX 581 ($7.41) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 18th. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Aviva to a buy rating and lifted their target price for the stock from GBX 525 ($6.70) to GBX 590 ($7.53) in a research note on Monday, May 28th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.65) target price on shares of Aviva in a research note on Friday, May 25th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.65) target price on shares of Aviva in a research note on Friday, May 25th. Finally, HSBC lifted their target price on Aviva from GBX 536 ($6.84) to GBX 545 ($6.95) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 9th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Aviva currently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 575.21 ($7.34).

AV traded up GBX 2.30 ($0.03) during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 484.80 ($6.18). 8,924,609 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 10,250,000. Aviva has a 1 year low of GBX 482.20 ($6.15) and a 1 year high of GBX 550 ($7.02).

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 16th will be paid a GBX 9.25 ($0.12) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 16th.

Aviva Company Profile

Aviva plc provides various insurance and savings products primarily in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Canada, and Asia. The company offers life insurance, long term health and accident insurance, 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, property, and medical expenses, as well as liabilities, such as employers' and professional indemnity liabilities.

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