Adient PLC (NYSE:ADNT) VP Cathleen A. Ebacher sold 2,584 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.13, for a total transaction of $204,471.92. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 36,454 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,884,605.02. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Adient PLC (ADNT) traded up $0.83 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $78.93. 544,333 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 848,234. The firm has a market capitalization of $7,299.04 and a PE ratio of 8.27. Adient PLC has a 12 month low of $51.74 and a 12 month high of $86.42. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 1.04 and a quick ratio of 0.87.

Adient (NYSE:ADNT) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $2.34 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.21 by $0.13. Adient had a net margin of 5.47% and a return on equity of 22.48%. The business had revenue of $3.98 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.85 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.15 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that Adient PLC will post 10.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 18th will be issued a dividend of $0.275 per share. This represents a $1.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 17th. Adient’s payout ratio is 11.62%.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on ADNT shares. Barclays restated a “hold” rating and set a $81.00 price objective on shares of Adient in a report on Friday, November 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Adient from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $94.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating on shares of Adient in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $82.00 price objective on shares of Adient in a report on Monday, September 25th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Adient from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $80.44.

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Adient Company Profile

Adient plc, formerly Adient Limited, is an automotive seating supplier. The Company designs, manufactures and markets a range of seating systems and components for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and light trucks, including vans, pick-up trucks, and sport/crossover utility vehicles. The Company operates through two segments: Seating and Interiors.

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