Autoliv Inc. [ALV] stock prices are up 0.08% to $87.99 at the moment. Until recently, the best way to gauge how the stock has performed was to look at its short-term value. The ALV shares have lost -2.11% over the last week, with a monthly amount drifted -2.70%, and not seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.
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On 9, March 2023, Autoliv prices EUR 500 million green bond issue. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV) (SSE: ALIV.sdb), today announced that it has priced a 5-year bond offering of EUR 500 million in the Eurobond market (the “Notes”).
From an analyst’s perspective:
Previously, Barclays started tracking the stock with Equal Weight rating on February 15, 2023, and set its price target to $100. On December 07, 2022, downgrade downgraded it’s rating to Neutral and revised its price target to $86 on the stock. Exane BNP Paribas upgraded its rating to a Neutral but stick to its price target of $86 on June 28, 2022. UBS upgraded its rating to a Buy and reduced its price target to $90 on May 10, 2022. Credit Suisse started tracking with a Neutral rating for this stock on February 17, 2022, and assigned it a price target of $105. In a note dated February 01, 2022, Deutsche Bank upgraded an Buy rating on this stock and boosted its target price from $117 to $123.
The stock price of Autoliv Inc. [ALV] has been fluctuating between $65.74 and $97.45 over the past year. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $98.19 within the next 12 months. Autoliv Inc. [NYSE: ALV] shares were valued at $87.99 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 11.59% based on the average ALV price forecast.
Analyzing the ALV fundamentals
The most recent quarter, Autoliv Inc. [NYSE:ALV] reported sales of 2.33 billion, representing a surge of 10.20%. A company’s income per employee is $6,122 while it generates $127,959 in revenue per employee. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +15.40% with Operating Margin at +6.40%, Pretax Margin comes in at +6.82%, and Net Margin reading is +4.78%. To continue investigating profitability, this company’s Return on Assets is posted at 5.55, Equity is 16.13, Total Capital is 12.12, and Invested Capital is 10.35. An extended look at the Principal structure reveals enduring liabilities to the total capital of 42.39 and enduring liabilities to assets of 24.92.
Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 87.02 points at the first support level, and at 86.05 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 89.06, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 90.14.
Autoliv Inc. [ALV] reported earnings per share of $1.83 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 12/30/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $1.76/share, meaning a difference of $0.07 and a surprise factor of 4.00%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 9/29/2022 were $1.23 per share as compared to estimates of $1.27 per share, a difference of -$0.04 representing a surprise of -3.10%.
Ratios To Look Out For
It’s worth pointing out that Autoliv Inc. [NYSE:ALV]’s Current Ratio is 1.00. As well, the Quick Ratio is 0.75, while the Cash Ratio is 0.16. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 0.76, the price to book ratio is 2.53 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 18.13.
Transactions by insiders
Insider trading has also been a hot topic recently, with 19 insiders purchasing 18,414 shares and 20 selling 7,763 shares in the past 3 months. Recent insider trading involved Westin Fredrik,, that happened on Mar 06 when 1505.0 shares were sold., Bratt Mikael completed a deal on Feb 22 to sell 1154.0 shares. Meanwhile, President, Autoliv Europe Oldorff Frithjof sold 392.0 shares on Feb 22.