Autoliv, Inc. (ALV): Take A Look At It Now

The stock of Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) has been Upgraded to Neutral from Underperform by Robert W. Baird in its latest research note that was published on July 15. KeyBanc Capital Markets analysts have downgraded their rating of ALV stock from Overweight to Sector Weight in a separate flash note to investors on April 22. Analysts at RBC Capital Mkts downgraded the stock to a Underperform call from its previous Sector Perform stance, in a research note that dated back to April 05.

Autoliv,’s stock is covered by 25 analyst(s), with 7 of them rating the stock as Buy. It has been deemed to have Strong Buy by none of the analyst(s), 13 of them have rated it as a Hold while 5 of them rated it as Sell. The situation was different a month ago when the stock was rated as a Buy by only 7 analyst(s). 1 of them rated it as Strong Buy with 12 of them recommended investors to Hold on to the stock. Meanwhile, none analyst(s) rated it as a Sell. The above data shows that ALV has an average analyst rating of Hold.

Autoliv, Inc., which has current market capitalization of above $7 Billion, published its last quarter earnings on June 30, 2019. The company was able to amass $2 Billion in revenue that saw a quarterly growth rate of -2.57%. During the last reported quarter of the year, the company also recorded $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) which is $0.01 above the $1.37 estimated by analyst, leading to a surprise factor of 0.73%.

ALV declined by $-1.54 during the normal trading session on Tuesday and reaching a high of $77.34 during the day while it closed the day at $76.06. The Autoliv, stock had a low trading volume of 0.82 million shares on that day, which is low compared to the average daily volume of 569.29M shares. ALV has also lost 1.28% of its value over the past 7 days. However, the stock has surged by 12.50% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost 1.11% while it has added 8.30% year-on date. Let us now take a look at the stock’s potential support and resistance levels. The publicly traded company was seen to have slipped by -6.19% from its 3 months high price. However, taking another look at ALV will indicate that it is trading +21.33% away from its 90-day low. Looking at the bigger picture, the Autoliv, Inc. stock has dropped by -16.42% from its 52-week high while it has surged by +24.55% from its 52-week low price.

On February 20, 2019 GARCEAU DANIEL, President, Autoliv Americas sold 140 shares of the company. The average price for that transaction was $80.69 per share, which meant that GARCEAU DANIEL earned $11296.6 selling the stocks. The sale was made public, with the document of the transaction filed with the SEC. Another insider trading occurred, with Executive Vice President, Quality / Acting Executive Vice President, Operations, Mogefors Svante selling 1524 shares of this stock on February 20, 2019. The average selling price for the stock was $80.69 per share, with the sold stock accruing $122971.6. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President Mogefors Svante now holds 5353 shares of the company, which is worth around $422244.6.

Let us now take a quick look at the stock’s short, medium and long-term indicators. Composite Indicator shows that ALV stock was rated as a Buy by TrendSpotter. Its short-term indicators reveal that Autoliv, has a 20-day average volume of 678330 shares. This has led to the ALV price forecast being placed as a e: 50%Buy on an average basis. In the medium term, however, the ALV stock has its 50-Day average volume of 559562 shares, with the indicators also rating it as a age: Hold. Finally, in the long-term, the ALV stocks have a 100-Day average volume of 618697 shares, with the long-term indicators rating the stock as just e: 50%Buy. Looking at the three indicators, the ALV stock has been set on a 0.4 Buy rating.

Autoliv, has around 406 Billion cash on their books at the moment. This figure will have to be compared and looked into, with their current liabilities standing at $2 Trillion. The Autoliv, stock is bringing in revenue of over 12 months, which is roughly 230 Billion. Despite all that, Autoliv, Inc. is seeing things progressing very much as their y-o-y quarterly revenue surged by 8.89%.

Looking at the stock’s Technical analysis information over the past 50 days shows that its Raw Stochastic average stood at 72.7%. This figure is better than the company’s 20-day Raw Stochastic average which currently stands at 59.55%. Over the past 20 days, Autoliv,’s Stochastic %K stood at 74.26% while its Stochastic %D was revealed to be 78.84%.