|Bid||0.0000 x 0|
|Ask||0.0000 x 0|
|Day's Range||3.5740 - 3.6390|
|52 Week Range||3.4300 - 5.8100|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.19|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||17.73|
|Earnings Date||Aug 15, 2019 - Aug 15, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.30 (8.45%)|
|1y Target Est||5.61|
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Dutch insurance group Aegon has hired the head of NN Group as its new chief executive in a rare case of an insurer raiding its biggest domestic rival. Lard Friese, who has led NN Group, the Netherlands’ largest listed insurance company, since 2014, will take over at Aegon in May next year. “This is a surprise move for us,” said William Hawkins, analyst at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.
Aegon announces that its Supervisory Board intends to propose the appointment of Lard Friese as Chief Executive Officer to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. Mr. Friese joins Aegon from NN Group where he currently is Chief Executive Officer. The intended appointment has been approved by the company’s regulators and positively advised upon by Aegon’s works council.
Aegon has completed the share buyback program announced on June 19, 2019. Aegon’s roots go back 175 years – to the first half of the nineteenth century. Since then, Aegon has grown into an international company, with businesses in more than 20 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
The Indian arm of Dutch-based insurer Aegon NV said it was investigating an incident in which some customer information was leaked on its website, but added the episode was not related to any hack. Up to 10,000 customers of Aegon Life Insurance, a joint venture between Aegon and Indian media company Times Group, were possibly affected due to a website vulnerability that exposed information of clients who communicated with the insurer online. "This incident was not the result of a hack or malicious activity and Aegon Life does not have evidence that customer information was taken," the company told Reuters in a statement.
Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of AEGON N.V. London, 12 July 2019 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of AEGON N.V. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. This publication does not announce a credit rating action and is not an indication of whether or not a credit rating action is likely in the near future.
"The global economic environment is very favorable for investors. Economies are generally strong, but not too strong. Employment levels are among the strongest for many decades. Interest rates are paused at very low levels, and the risk of significant increases in the medium term seems low. Financing for transactions is freely available to good borrowers, […]
Aegon will repurchase 32,873,805 common shares to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2018 final stock dividend. Shareholders were given the opportunity to choose between receiving the 2018 final dividend of EUR 0.15 per common share in cash or in stock. The stock dividend and the cash dividend are approximately equal in value.
Today, Aegon Bank priced its inaugural EUR 500 million 5 year Senior Non-Preferred notes with a yield of 0.729%. The proceeds of this transaction are expected to enable Aegon Bank to meet the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL), which are anticipated to be applicable as of 2020. The issuance is in line with the growth ambition of Aegon Bank and will result in a more diversified funding mix.
Aegon today announces that Sarah Russell (1962, Australian), member of Aegon’s Management Board and Global CEO of Aegon Asset Management, will step down. “We are very grateful for the passion and commitment Sarah has brought to Aegon”, said Alex Wynaendts, CEO of Aegon. “Sarah has been creating and building a successful global asset management business over the past nine years, which is now ready for the next stage of development.
Aegon N.V.’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on May 17, 2019, has approved all resolutions on the agenda, including adoption of the Annual Accounts of Aegon N.V. for the financial year 2018. Shareholders approved the proposal to reappoint Alex Wynaendts as Chief Executive Officer of Aegon for another term of four years. Shareholders also approved the proposal to reappoint Ben Noteboom as a member of the Supervisory Board for another term of four years.