Autoliv, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and supplies automotive safety systems to the automotive industry.
Undervalued established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Autoliv's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ALV's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Auto Components
1 Year Return
US Auto Components
Return vs Industry: ALV matched the US Auto Components industry which returned -36.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ALV underperformed the US Market which returned -11.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Autoliv's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 days ago | Simply Wall StCould The Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?
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2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHas Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) Improved Earnings Growth In Recent Times?
Is Autoliv undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ALV ($47.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($75.83)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ALV is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ALV is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.9x) compared to the Auto Components industry average (11.4x).
PE vs Market: ALV is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.9x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ALV is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ALV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Auto Components industry average (0.7x).
How is Autoliv forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ALV's forecast earnings growth (12.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: ALV's earnings (12.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ALV's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ALV's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ALV's revenue (3.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ALV's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (21.7%)
How has Autoliv performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ALV has a large one-off loss of $256.9M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ALV's current net profit margins (5.4%) are higher than last year (4.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ALV's earnings have declined by -3.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ALV's earnings growth over the past year (22.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-3.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ALV earnings growth over the past year (22.8%) exceeded the Auto Components industry -4.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ALV's Return on Equity (21.8%) is considered high.
How is Autoliv's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ALV's short term assets ($3.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: ALV's short term assets ($3.0B) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ALV's debt to equity ratio (98.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ALV's debt to equity ratio has increased from 46.6% to 98.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ALV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.6%).
Interest Coverage: ALV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (14.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: ALV has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ALV's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.4x debt).
What is Autoliv's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ALV's dividend (5.26%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.98%).
High Dividend: ALV's dividend (5.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.45%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ALV's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ALV's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.9%), ALV's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ALV's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (31.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mikael Bratt (52yo)
Mr. Mikael Bratt has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Autoliv, Inc. since June 29, 2018 and has been its Director since September 20, 2018. Mr. Bratt was the President of Passive Safety at Aut ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mikael's total compensation ($USD2.40M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.51M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mikael's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Chief Technology Officer||2.17yrs||US$939.86k||0.0022% $92.2k|
|President of Autoliv Americas (AAM)||5.5yrs||US$974.04k||0.00094% $38.7k|
|President of Autoliv Asia (AAS)||2.17yrs||US$2.80m||0.0012% $51.0k|
|CFO & EVP of Finance||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Operations||0.58yr||no data||0.00037% $15.2k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP of Legal Affairs||no data||no data||0.0018% $73.3k|
|Acting Vice President of Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Sustainability||no data||no data||0.0016% $64.2k|
Experienced Management: ALV's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).
|VP of Research & Member of Research Advisory Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$300.00k||0.0076% $314.9k|
|Member of Research Advisory Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.08yrs||US$260.00k||0.017% $690.3k|
|Independent Director||5.08yrs||US$260.00k||0.0041% $167.1k|
|Independent Director||6yrs||US$240.00k||0.0043% $177.0k|
|Independent Director||8.33yrs||US$240.00k||0.0061% $249.4k|
|Independent Director||2yrs||US$270.00k||0.00079% $32.5k|
Experienced Board: ALV's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ALV insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Autoliv, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Autoliv, Inc.
- Ticker: ALV
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1953
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Market Cap: US$4.116b
- Shares outstanding: 87.32m
- Website: https://www.autoliv.com
Number of Employees
- Autoliv, Inc.
- World Trade Center
- Klarabergsviadukten 70
- Stockholm County
- 111 64
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ALIV SDB||OM (OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm)||SDR USD1||SE||SEK||Aug 1994|
|0MI0||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||SDR USD1||GB||SEK||Aug 1994|
|LIVS||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||SDR USD1||DE||EUR||Aug 1994|
|ALIVS||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||SDR USD1||GB||SEK||Aug 1994|
|ALV||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Apr 1997|
|LIV||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Apr 1997|
|0HJH||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||USD||Apr 1997|
|LIV||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CH||CHF||Apr 1997|
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, battery cable cutters, pedestrian protection systems, and child seats. It operates in Europe and the Americas; and China, Japan, and rest of Asia. The company primarily serves car manufacturers. Autoliv, Inc. was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/28 00:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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