Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV)’s share price traded down 7.7% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as $103.22 and last traded at $105.17, with a volume of 1,198,215 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $113.93.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Autoliv from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $141.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, May 5th. Piper Jaffray Cos. assumed coverage on shares of Autoliv in a research report on Thursday, June 9th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $123.00 price target for the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $117.00 price target on shares of Autoliv in a research report on Monday, May 2nd. Royal Bank Of Canada dropped their price target on shares of Autoliv from $107.00 to $96.00 and set an “underperform” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, May 2nd. Finally, Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on shares of Autoliv in a research report on Friday, June 17th. They set a “hold” rating and a $109.00 price target for the company. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of C$92.83.

The firm has a market cap of $9.19 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.59. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $114.61 and a 200 day moving average price of $113.82.

Autoliv (NYSE:ALV) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 22nd. The company reported $1.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $2.58 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.64 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.62 EPS. Autoliv’s revenue was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Autoliv Inc. will post $7.04 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 18th will be given a dividend of $0.58 per share. This represents a $2.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.23%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 16th.

A number of institutional investors have modified their holdings of ALV. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. raised its position in shares of Autoliv by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. now owns 133,984 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,905,000 after buying an additional 1,873 shares during the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Autoliv by 2.9% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 112,881 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,084,000 after buying an additional 3,225 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Autoliv by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 34,730 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,334,000 after buying an additional 898 shares during the last quarter. Russell Frank Co raised its position in shares of Autoliv by 100.0% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 29,768 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,757,000 after buying an additional 14,882 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd raised its position in shares of Autoliv by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd now owns 26,873 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,353,000 after buying an additional 120 shares during the last quarter.

Autoliv, Inc is a developer, manufacturer and supplier to the automotive industry of automotive safety systems. The Company operates through two segments: Passive Safety and Electronics. Passive Safety segment includes airbags, seatbelts and steering wheels. Electronics segment includes active safety products, such as camera-based vision systems, night driving assist, automotive radars, brake controls and other active safety systems, and passive safety electronic products, such as restraint electronics and crash sensors.

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