There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. After-hours trades for Autoliv Inc. (ALV) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price to $97.31. The Autoliv Inc. has recorded 135,593 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Autoliv Intends to Reduce Headcount in France.
As a NYSE listed company, ALV falls under the Consumer Cyclical sector while operating within the Auto Parts industry segment. The current market capitalization of Autoliv Inc. is $8.19B. A total of 0.72 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 907.79K shares.
Aside from predicting where a stock will go, investors also consider insider trades as an indicator of the stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, ALV has seen 0 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 11,400 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 31 BUYs and 29 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 43,119 shares during that period but sold 25,516.
In the most recent transaction, JOHANSSON LEIF sold 11,400 shares of ALV for 93.01 per share on Aug 15. After the transaction, the Director now owns 0 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 12, Carlson Jan sold 2,614 shares at 88.98 per share. ALV shares that Director owns now total 77,493.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Westin Fredrik disposed of 1,505 shares on Mar 06 at a per-share price of $97.45. This resulted in the insider holding 4,142 shares of ALV after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Bratt Mikael sold 1,154 shares at $90.17 per share on Feb 22. Company shares held by the insider now total 13,321.
Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. Autoliv Inc. pays an annual dividend of $2.63, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.71%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 20.06. ALV’s most recent ex-dividend date was 9/6/2023 when it declared a $0.66 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/22/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/13/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 5/24/2023. The ALV stock dividend was $0.66 per share in cash.
In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for ALV in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $110.90 with high estimates of $150.00 and low estimates of $78.30. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, ALV has a high of $103.99 and a low of $73.65.
As of this writing, ALV has an earnings estimate of $2.51 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 10 estimates, with a high estimate of $3.11 per share and a lower estimate of $1.97. The company reported an EPS of $1.93 in the last quarter, which was 34.00% higher than expectations of $1.44.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. ALV’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $969.00M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $2.14B in debt and $2.82B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $29.41, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $2.65B.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for ALV is Buy with a score of 3.92.