NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Aegon (NYSE: AEG) were gapping up Monday morning with an open price 10.9% higher than Friday's closing price. The stock closed at $3.67 Friday and opened today's trading at $4.07.

The average volume for Aegon has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Aegon has a market cap of $6.49 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 40.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

AEGON N.V. provides life insurance, pensions, and asset management products and services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 1.8, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 4.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Aegon as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Aegon Ratings Report.

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