AEGON (NYSE:AEG) was upgraded by analysts at CL King from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports.

A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on AEG. Zacks Investment Research lowered AEGON from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, April 29th. ValuEngine lowered AEGON from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, April 4th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $5.38.

Shares of NYSE AEG opened at $4.71 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.09, a current ratio of 0.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60. The company has a market capitalization of $12.67 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.23 and a beta of 1.17. AEGON has a 52-week low of $4.42 and a 52-week high of $6.81.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Private Management Group Inc. lifted its holdings in AEGON by 0.4% during the fourth quarter. Private Management Group Inc. now owns 6,516,227 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $30,300,000 after buying an additional 23,306 shares during the period. Brandes Investment Partners LP lifted its holdings in AEGON by 3.9% during the first quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP now owns 4,769,621 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $22,846,000 after buying an additional 180,224 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley lifted its holdings in AEGON by 4.1% during the first quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 2,558,975 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $12,257,000 after buying an additional 101,092 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in AEGON by 1.9% during the first quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 2,125,756 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $10,182,000 after buying an additional 40,078 shares during the period. Finally, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. purchased a new stake in AEGON during the first quarter worth $8,264,000. Institutional investors own 5.91% of the company’s stock.

AEGON Company Profile

Aegon N.V. provides insurance, pensions, and asset management services worldwide. It offers life, accident, and health insurance; property and casualty insurance; home and car insurance; individual investment accounts; annuities; retirement plan services; stable value solutions; retail and institutional investment management solutions; savings products; group pensions; mortgage loans; and bank accounts.

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