Brokerages Set Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) Target Price at $125.90

Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALVGet Free Report) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $125.90.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their price target on Autoliv from $117.00 to $129.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, April 22nd. StockNews.com upgraded Autoliv from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, January 20th. Bank of America boosted their price objective on Autoliv from $135.00 to $145.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday. Robert W. Baird boosted their price objective on Autoliv from $133.00 to $135.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday. Finally, Berenberg Bank upgraded Autoliv from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 price objective for the company in a report on Friday, January 12th.

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Autoliv Price Performance

Shares of ALV opened at $121.82 on Tuesday. Autoliv has a 52-week low of $79.66 and a 52-week high of $125.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a current ratio of 1.10. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $118.54 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $108.63. The firm has a market cap of $9.91 billion, a PE ratio of 19.00, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.77 and a beta of 1.69.

Autoliv Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 27th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 12th were issued a dividend of $0.68 per share. The ex-dividend date was Monday, March 11th. This represents a $2.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.23%. Autoliv’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 42.43%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, VP Mikael Hagstrom sold 327 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $109.69, for a total transaction of $35,868.63. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 327 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $35,868.63. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. In other Autoliv news, VP Mikael Hagstrom sold 327 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $109.69, for a total value of $35,868.63. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 327 shares in the company, valued at approximately $35,868.63. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Fredrik Westin sold 1,318 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $109.93, for a total value of $144,887.74. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 5,458 shares in the company, valued at $599,997.94. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 7,606 shares of company stock valued at $835,205. Corporate insiders own 0.20% of the company’s stock.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Autoliv

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC bought a new position in shares of Autoliv during the 3rd quarter valued at about $254,000. Raymond James & Associates increased its position in shares of Autoliv by 143.7% during the 3rd quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 28,814 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $2,780,000 after purchasing an additional 16,990 shares during the last quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System increased its position in shares of Autoliv by 54.9% during the 3rd quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System now owns 30,114 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $2,905,000 after purchasing an additional 10,676 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its position in shares of Autoliv by 4.0% during the 3rd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 439,353 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $42,389,000 after purchasing an additional 16,964 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Fifth Third Bancorp increased its position in shares of Autoliv by 269.5% during the 3rd quarter. Fifth Third Bancorp now owns 872 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $84,000 after purchasing an additional 636 shares during the last quarter. 69.57% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Autoliv Company Profile

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Autoliv, Inc, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and supplies passive safety systems to the automotive industry in Europe, the Americas, China, Japan, and rest of Asia. It offers passive safety systems, including modules and components for frontal-impact airbag protection systems, side-impact airbag protection systems, seatbelts, steering wheels, and inflator technologies.

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