Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) insider Johan Lofvenholm sold 3,965 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $128.00, for a total transaction of $507,520.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE ALV) traded up $1.10 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $127.92. The stock had a trading volume of 382,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 537,560. The company has a quick ratio of 1.23, a current ratio of 1.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31. Autoliv, Inc. has a 1-year low of $96.08 and a 1-year high of $128.24. The stock has a market cap of $11,150.00, a PE ratio of 20.26, a P/E/G ratio of 2.47 and a beta of 1.10.

Autoliv (NYSE:ALV) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The auto parts company reported $1.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.14. Autoliv had a return on equity of 13.42% and a net margin of 4.96%. The business had revenue of $2.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.50 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.63 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Autoliv, Inc. will post 6.26 EPS for the current year.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new stake in shares of Autoliv during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $422,000. Coastline Trust Co raised its position in shares of Autoliv by 16.6% during the 3rd quarter. Coastline Trust Co now owns 18,550 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $2,293,000 after acquiring an additional 2,640 shares in the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC raised its position in shares of Autoliv by 78.2% during the 3rd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 44,073 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $5,447,000 after acquiring an additional 19,344 shares in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its position in shares of Autoliv by 4.7% during the 3rd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 222,108 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $27,453,000 after acquiring an additional 9,979 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Autoliv during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $2,335,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 33.53% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts recently weighed in on ALV shares. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $146.00 target price (up previously from $136.00) on shares of Autoliv in a report on Monday, November 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Autoliv from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $140.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Pareto Securities raised shares of Autoliv from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Jefferies Group set a $145.00 price objective on shares of Autoliv and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $99.00 price objective on shares of Autoliv and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $109.23.

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Autoliv Company Profile

Autoliv, Inc is a supplier of automotive safety systems with a range of product offerings, including passive safety systems and active safety systems. The Company operates through two segments: Passive Safety and Electronics. The Passive safety products include modules and components for passenger and driver-side airbags, side-impact airbag protection systems, seatbelts, steering wheels, inflator technologies, whiplash protection systems and child seats, and components for such systems, as well as passive safety electronic products, such as restraint electronics and crash sensors.

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