Aptiv (NYSE:APTV) had its price objective reduced by stock analysts at Benchmark from $105.00 to $90.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the auto parts company’s stock. Benchmark’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 81.74% from the stock’s current price.

Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. TheStreet lowered shares of Aptiv from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, March 16th. Royal Bank of Canada decreased their price target on shares of Aptiv from $110.00 to $105.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, January 31st. Evercore ISI restated a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 price target on shares of Aptiv in a research note on Sunday, February 9th. Bank of America upgraded shares of Aptiv from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 18th. Finally, KeyCorp decreased their price target on shares of Aptiv from $100.00 to $70.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, fifteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $94.80.

Aptiv stock opened at $49.52 on Wednesday. Aptiv has a 52 week low of $29.22 and a 52 week high of $99.04. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $76.18 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $87.24. The company has a quick ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 1.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07. The stock has a market cap of $11.87 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.86, a P/E/G ratio of 0.94 and a beta of 1.89.

Aptiv (NYSE:APTV) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 30th. The auto parts company reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.13. Aptiv had a net margin of 6.90% and a return on equity of 32.61%. The firm had revenue of $3.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.54 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.34 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Aptiv will post 4.53 EPS for the current year.

In other Aptiv news, SVP Vos Glen W. De sold 2,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $88.73, for a total value of $239,571.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 47,462 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,211,303.26. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 0.55% of the company’s stock.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. CSat Investment Advisory L.P. raised its stake in shares of Aptiv by 90.2% during the fourth quarter. CSat Investment Advisory L.P. now owns 272 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $26,000 after acquiring an additional 129 shares during the last quarter. Allred Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Aptiv during the fourth quarter valued at about $27,000. RMR Wealth Builders bought a new position in shares of Aptiv during the fourth quarter valued at about $44,000. Global Retirement Partners LLC raised its stake in shares of Aptiv by 56.3% during the fourth quarter. Global Retirement Partners LLC now owns 508 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $48,000 after acquiring an additional 183 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC bought a new position in shares of Aptiv during the fourth quarter valued at about $58,000. 93.55% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Aptiv Company Profile

Aptiv PLC, together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufacturers vehicle components, and provides electrical, electronic, and safety technology solutions to the automotive and commercial vehicle markets worldwide. It operates through two segment, Signal and Power Solutions, and Advanced Safety and User Experience.

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