Autoliv Inc (NYSE:ALV) Share Price May Be About to Change Direction; Buckingham Research Upgrades The Company.

September 17, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

  Autoliv Inc (NYSE:ALV) Share Price May Be About to Change Direction; Buckingham Research Upgrades The Company.

Investors sentiment is 0.86 in 2016 Q4. Its the same as in 2016Q3. It is without change, as 29 investors sold Autoliv Inc. shares while 78 reduced holdings. only 23 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 28.02 million shares or 2.16% less from 28.64 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Aqr Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corp stated it has 79,931 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 72,172 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Korea Investment Corp reported 104 shares. 1.49 million are held by Edge Asset Mgmt Inc. Vanguard Group Inc has invested 0.01% in Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV). Great West Life Assurance Co Can has invested 0.02% in Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV). Henderson Gru Public Ltd Co holds 0.32% or 381,351 shares. Td Asset Management stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV). Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag holds 94,221 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.01% or 3,570 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 173,950 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 10,096 were reported by Raymond James Fincl Services Inc. Hm Payson & stated it has 2,280 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Bancorp Of Hawaii reported 2,330 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Gam Hldg Ag accumulated 0.01% or 3,775 shares.

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $817,380 activity. On Friday, May 26 the insider Alspaugh Robert W sold $127,010.

Autoliv Inc (NYSE:ALV) Stock Upgrade

Shares of Autoliv Inc (NYSE:ALV) were raised by stock research analysts at Buckingham Research from a Underperform rating to a solid Neutral rating via an analyst report published on Friday, 15 September.

Investors sentiment is 0.86 in 2016 Q4. Its the same as in 2016Q3. It is without change, as 29 investors sold Autoliv Inc. shares while 78 reduced holdings. only 23 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 28.02 million shares or 2.16% less from 28.64 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Aqr Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corp stated it has 79,931 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 72,172 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Korea Investment Corp reported 104 shares. 1.49 million are held by Edge Asset Mgmt Inc. Vanguard Group Inc has invested 0.01% in Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV). Great West Life Assurance Co Can has invested 0.02% in Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV). Henderson Gru Public Ltd Co holds 0.32% or 381,351 shares. Td Asset Management stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV). Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag holds 94,221 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.01% or 3,570 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 173,950 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 10,096 were reported by Raymond James Fincl Services Inc. Hm Payson & stated it has 2,280 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Bancorp Of Hawaii reported 2,330 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Gam Hldg Ag accumulated 0.01% or 3,775 shares.

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $817,380 activity. On Friday, May 26 the insider Alspaugh Robert W sold $127,010.

Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) Ratings Coverage

Among 25 analysts covering Autoliv Inc (NYSE:ALV), 7 have Buy rating, 8 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. Autoliv Inc has $138 highest and $23 lowest target. $103.70’s average target is -17.34% below currents $125.45 stock price. Autoliv Inc had 69 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, May 1 report. On Sunday, August 27 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. CLSA initiated the shares of ALV in report on Tuesday, January 3 with “Sell” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Wednesday, August 30. RBC Capital Markets maintained Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) on Friday, February 3 with “Underperform” rating. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, December 10. As per Monday, September 21, the company rating was initiated by Wells Fargo. On Friday, March 24 the stock rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform”. Buckingham Research maintained it with “Sell” rating and $87.0 target in Thursday, September 14 report. The stock of Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, April 18 by Goldman Sachs.

The stock decreased 1.34% or $1.7 on September 15, reaching $125.45. About 1.41 million shares traded or 218.21% up from the average. Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) has declined 12.54% since September 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.24% the S&P500.

Analysts await Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) to report earnings on October, 26. They expect $1.34 earnings per share, down 17.79 % or $0.29 from last year’s $1.63 per share. ALV’s profit will be $116.43 million for 23.40 P/E if the $1.34 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.44 actual earnings per share reported by Autoliv Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.94 % negative EPS growth.

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 has market cap of $10.90 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: Passive Safety and Electronics. It has a 19.85 P/E ratio. 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.

More notable recent Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Shares of Autoliv Jumped 12% Today” on September 14, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Autoliv (ALV) Allies With Adient for Advanced Seating System” published on September 12, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “Autoliv to Supply Geely Radar Systems for Autonomous Driving” on September 14, 2017. More interesting news about Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) were released by: Wsj.com and their article: “Autoliv Considers Split Into Two Listed Companies” published on September 14, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Autoliv, Inc. (ALV) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2017” with publication date: August 18, 2017.

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