Adient PLC (NYSE:ADNT) saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders purchased 2,012 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 764% compared to the average daily volume of 233 call options.

Shares of Adient (NYSE:ADNT) opened at $79.14 on Friday. Adient has a 52 week low of $51.74 and a 52 week high of $86.42. The firm has a market capitalization of $7,348.38 and a P/E ratio of 8.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a current ratio of 1.04.

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

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 18th will be given a $0.275 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 17th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.39%. Adient’s dividend payout ratio is currently 11.62%.

Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Adient from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on Adient from $85.00 to $99.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Barclays increased their target price on Adient to $85.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. UBS decreased their target price on Adient from $98.00 to $95.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $96.00 target price on shares of Adient in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Adient has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $80.44.

In other news, VP Cathleen A. Ebacher sold 9,184 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $78.40, for a total transaction of $720,025.60. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 38,187 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,993,860.80. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Raymond L. Conner purchased 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of $73.91 per share, with a total value of $221,730.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 5,270 shares in the company, valued at approximately $389,505.70. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 79,525 shares of company stock valued at $6,242,744. 0.14% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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About Adient

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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