McIlrath & Eck LLC increased its holdings in AEGON (NYSE:AEG) by 50.0% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 6,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,000 shares during the quarter. McIlrath & Eck LLC’s holdings in AEGON were worth $29,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in AEG. Jane Street Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of AEGON by 1,372.1% in the fourth quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 589,725 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,742,000 after acquiring an additional 549,666 shares in the last quarter. Deutsche Bank AG acquired a new position in shares of AEGON in the fourth quarter worth about $2,377,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of AEGON by 16.3% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,174,957 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $7,555,000 after acquiring an additional 164,603 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp lifted its stake in shares of AEGON by 5.4% in the fourth quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 2,085,678 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $9,699,000 after acquiring an additional 106,137 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Virtu Financial LLC lifted its stake in shares of AEGON by 337.6% in the first quarter. Virtu Financial LLC now owns 106,469 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $510,000 after acquiring an additional 82,139 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 5.91% of the company’s stock.
Shares of AEGON stock traded up $0.01 on Wednesday, reaching $4.69. 101,015 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,491,672. The company has a current ratio of 0.09, a quick ratio of 0.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.45 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.16 and a beta of 1.17. AEGON has a 1-year low of $4.42 and a 1-year high of $7.01.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 21st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.1691 per share. This represents a $2.03 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 43.26%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 21st. AEGON’s payout ratio is 31.11%.
Several analysts have issued reports on AEG shares. ValuEngine cut AEGON from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 15th. Citigroup cut AEGON from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded AEGON from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 12th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. AEGON has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $5.38.
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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