US Bancorp DE lifted its stake in shares of Aegon (NYSE:AEG – Get Rating) by 1.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 374,153 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,519 shares during the quarter. US Bancorp DE’s holdings in Aegon were worth $1,481,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Greenleaf Trust boosted its stake in shares of Aegon by 1.7% during the 2nd quarter. Greenleaf Trust now owns 159,442 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $698,000 after acquiring an additional 2,620 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Aegon by 44.5% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 10,277 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $53,000 after purchasing an additional 3,167 shares in the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada lifted its holdings in shares of Aegon by 1.4% in the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 235,052 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,244,000 after purchasing an additional 3,313 shares in the last quarter. Ronald Blue Trust Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Aegon by 49.2% in the third quarter. Ronald Blue Trust Inc. now owns 10,716 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $47,000 after purchasing an additional 3,536 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. lifted its holdings in shares of Aegon by 9.8% in the second quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 41,602 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $182,000 after purchasing an additional 3,716 shares in the last quarter. 19.30% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
Aegon Stock Down 2.4 %
Shares of NYSE:AEG opened at $5.40 on Wednesday. Aegon has a 1 year low of $3.76 and a 1 year high of $6.22. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $4.98 and a 200 day simple moving average of $4.59. The company has a current ratio of 0.09, a quick ratio of 0.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79.
Wall Street Analyst Weigh In
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on AEG. StockNews.com began coverage on Aegon in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “hold” rating for the company. Barclays increased their target price on Aegon from €5.30 ($5.76) to €5.50 ($5.98) in a report on Tuesday, November 22nd. Credit Suisse Group reduced their target price on Aegon from €5.90 ($6.41) to €5.70 ($6.20) and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, October 20th. UBS Group upgraded Aegon from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 12th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft increased their price objective on Aegon from €4.70 ($5.11) to €5.00 ($5.43) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 28th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $5.13.
Aegon N.V. provides insurance, pensions, and asset management services in the Americas, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The company offers life, accident, and health insurance; savings, pension, annuities, and mutual funds; property and casualty insurance; retirement plans and individual retirement accounts; voluntary employee benefits; and stable value solutions.
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