UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) by 0.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,808,643 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after purchasing an additional 929 shares during the quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. owned 0.68% of Delphi Automotive PLC worth $158,528,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its holdings in shares of Delphi Automotive PLC by 10.6% during the second quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 1,020,479 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $89,445,000 after purchasing an additional 97,432 shares in the last quarter. Crystal Rock Capital Management lifted its holdings in shares of Delphi Automotive PLC by 10.2% during the second quarter. Crystal Rock Capital Management now owns 36,800 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $3,226,000 after purchasing an additional 3,400 shares in the last quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership lifted its holdings in shares of Delphi Automotive PLC by 43.7% during the second quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership now owns 4,435,030 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $388,730,000 after purchasing an additional 1,348,013 shares in the last quarter. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP lifted its holdings in shares of Delphi Automotive PLC by 1.1% during the second quarter. Westfield Capital Management Co. LP now owns 1,258,826 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $110,336,000 after purchasing an additional 14,283 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Profund Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Delphi Automotive PLC by 21.5% during the second quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 7,571 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $664,000 after purchasing an additional 1,339 shares in the last quarter. 90.09% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 price target on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Sunday. BidaskClub raised Delphi Automotive PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $107.00 price target (up from $99.00) on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. BMO Capital Markets upped their price target on Delphi Automotive PLC from $104.00 to $110.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $112.00 price target on Delphi Automotive PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, fifteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Delphi Automotive PLC currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $94.53.

In other news, CFO Joseph R. Massaro sold 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $85.79, for a total value of $257,370.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 55,779 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,785,280.41. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, SVP Vos Glen W. De sold 2,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.35, for a total value of $191,835.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 22,994 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,100,501.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.32% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE DLPH) traded up 0.0084% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $100.9085. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 198,199 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $94.96 and its 200 day moving average price is $86.83. Delphi Automotive PLC has a 12-month low of $60.50 and a 12-month high of $101.57. The firm has a market cap of $26.93 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.3563 and a beta of 1.35.

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The auto parts company reported $1.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.65 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $4.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.20 billion. Delphi Automotive PLC had a return on equity of 60.14% and a net margin of 7.51%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.59 EPS. On average, analysts expect that Delphi Automotive PLC will post $6.69 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 23rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 9th were issued a $0.29 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, August 7th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.15%. Delphi Automotive PLC’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 24.58%.

About Delphi Automotive PLC

Delphi Automotive PLC is a global technology company serving the automotive sector. The Company designs and manufactures vehicle components, and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain and active safety technology solutions to the global automotive and commercial vehicle markets. The Company’s segments include Electrical/Electronic Architecture, Powertrain Systems, and Electronics and Safety.

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