Short Interest Update on Aegon NV (AEG)

Aegon NV (AEG) : Traders are negative on Aegon NV (AEG), as it has 0.1% of short positions outstanding compared to its float. The total shorts have reduced by -6,199,359 shares, which is a -66.6% reduction. From Jul 29, 2016, to August 15, 2016, the shorts came down from,9,305,630 to 3,106,271 shares. While the daily trading volume of the stock is 1,532,372, there are 2 days remaining to cover the open short positions. The short interest indicates that the traders dont see a large downside in the stock from the current levels. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.

Aegon NV (NYSE:AEG): The stock opened at $3.98 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $4.00 for the day. The stock traded down to $3.95 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $3.95 with a loss of -1.00% for the day. The stock had closed at $3.99 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 2,328,532 shares.


AEGON NV is a life insurance, pensions and asset management company based in the Netherlands. The Companys products range from life, critical illness and disability insurance, to pensions, annuities, long-term savings and investments. It also offers mortgages, and car, household and travel insurance in some markets. The Companys segments include: the Americas, which includes the United States, Mexico and Brazil; the Netherlands; the United Kingdom, and New Markets, which includes a number of countries in Central & Eastern Europe and Asia, in addition to Spain, France, Variable Annuities Europe and Aegon Asset Management.

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