News headlines about Aviva (LON:AV) have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Aviva earned a media sentiment score of 0.67 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media headlines about the company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Aviva’s ranking:
- Aviva Okeson-Haberman – KCUR (kcur.org)
- Aviva Canada’s new road safety campaign takes off, despite issues – Insurance Business Canada (insurancebusinessmag.com)
- Are these stocks undervalued? Aviva plc, Persimmon plc, HSBC Holdings plc and WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC – Investomania (investomania.co.uk)
- City staff ask for bright yellow flags reading ‘take back our roads’ to be removed from Toronto intersections – CTV News Toronto (toronto.ctvnews.ca)
- Aviva’s new road safety campaign hits a bump in Toronto – Canadian Underwriter (canadianunderwriter.ca)
Shares of LON:AV traded up GBX 3.40 ($0.04) on Friday, hitting GBX 416.50 ($5.44). The company had a trading volume of 7,650,398 shares, compared to its average volume of 10,250,000. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 412.61. Aviva has a 1 year low of GBX 361.80 ($4.73) and a 1 year high of GBX 515.20 ($6.73). The company has a quick ratio of 2.23, a current ratio of 3.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 51.04. The company has a market cap of $16.31 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.02.
In related news, insider Belen Romana Garcia bought 1,411 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 418 ($5.46) per share, with a total value of £5,897.98 ($7,706.76). Over the last ninety days, insiders bought 1,726 shares of company stock valued at $718,399.
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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