Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) by 5.4% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 13,753 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after acquiring an additional 703 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Autoliv were worth $1,267,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Autoliv during the 3rd quarter valued at $206,000. Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV increased its stake in Autoliv by 2.6% in the 3rd quarter. Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV now owns 9,016 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $657,000 after acquiring an additional 225 shares during the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D raised its holdings in shares of Autoliv by 1.8% in the 3rd quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 54,154 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $3,947,000 after acquiring an additional 963 shares in the last quarter. Empirical Finance LLC raised its holdings in shares of Autoliv by 0.9% in the 3rd quarter. Empirical Finance LLC now owns 25,225 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $1,838,000 after acquiring an additional 219 shares in the last quarter. Finally, WINTON GROUP Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Autoliv during the 3rd quarter valued at about $2,000,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 35.25% of the company’s stock.

NYSE ALV opened at $93.07 on Tuesday. Autoliv, Inc. has a 1 year low of $38.16 and a 1 year high of $95.93. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.13 billion, a PE ratio of 52.88 and a beta of 1.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 1.25 and a quick ratio of 1.03. The business’s 50-day moving average is $91.69 and its 200 day moving average is $84.23.

Autoliv (NYSE:ALV) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January 25th. The auto parts company reported $2.19 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.05 by $0.14. Autoliv had a return on equity of 11.87% and a net margin of 2.16%. The business had revenue of $2.52 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.42 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.84 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 14.9% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Autoliv, Inc. will post 2.72 earnings per share for the current year.

ALV has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Pareto Securities upgraded shares of Autoliv from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 26th. Smith Barney Citigroup upped their target price on shares of Autoliv from $84.00 to $92.00 in a research report on Monday, October 26th. Mizuho increased their target price on Autoliv from $102.00 to $104.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut Autoliv from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $96.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Tuesday, December 22nd. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group increased their target price on shares of Autoliv from $95.00 to $104.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $86.94.

In other Autoliv news, insider Jennifer Cheng sold 318 shares of Autoliv stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.39, for a total transaction of $29,062.02. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 2,957 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $270,240.23. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Svante Mogefors sold 2,894 shares of Autoliv stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $89.45, for a total value of $258,868.30. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 12,925 shares in the company, valued at $1,156,141.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.18% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Autoliv Company Profile

Autoliv, Inc, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and supplies automotive safety systems to the automotive industry. The company offers passive safety systems, including modules and components for frontal-impact airbag protection systems, side-impact airbag protection systems, seatbelts, steering wheels, inflator technologies, and battery cable cutters, as well as protection systems for road users, such as pedestrians and cyclists.

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