ALV Stock Overview
Autoliv, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and supplies passive safety systems to the automotive industry in Europe, the Americas, China, Japan, and rest of Asia.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$76.26|
|52 Week High||US$110.59|
|52 Week Low||US$69.69|
|1 Month Change||0.62%|
|3 Month Change||-23.20%|
|1 Year Change||-25.05%|
|3 Year Change||18.25%|
|5 Year Change||-29.37%|
|Change since IPO||115.58%|
Recent News & Updates
Autoliv: A Market Leader At A Reasonable Price
Autoliv is a global leader in passive safety equipment for the automotive space. Fundamental performance has not been great in recent years, but it has been far from bad. In all, the stock seems to be slightly undervalued, even though it is closer to fair value compared to similar businesses.
|ALV||US Auto Components||US Market|
Return vs Industry: ALV exceeded the US Auto Components industry which returned -33% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ALV underperformed the US Market which returned -11.5% over the past year.
|ALV Average Weekly Movement||6.9%|
|Auto Components Industry Average Movement||8.8%|
|Market Average Movement||8.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.0%|
Stable Share Price: ALV is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ALV's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Autoliv, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and supplies passive safety systems to the automotive industry in Europe, the Americas, China, Japan, and rest of Asia. It 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 cut-off switches, as well as anti-whiplash systems and pedestrian protection systems, and connected safety services and solutions for riders of powered two wheelers. The company primarily serves car manufacturers.
Autoliv Fundamentals Summary
|ALV fundamental statistics|
Is ALV overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ALV income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$6.77b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Jul 22, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||4.13|
|Net Profit Margin||4.45%|
How did ALV perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.4%Current Dividend Yield
Does ALV pay a reliable dividends?See ALV dividend history and benchmarks
|Autoliv dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||May 23 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jun 13 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||3 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||24 days|
Does ALV pay a reliable dividends?See ALV dividend history and benchmarks
Is Autoliv undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ALV ($76.26) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($174.63)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ALV is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ALV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.5x) compared to the US Auto Components industry average (16.2x).
PE vs Market: ALV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.5x) compared to the US market (15.5x).
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 (2.5x) compared to the US Auto Components industry average (1.7x).
How is Autoliv forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 24 analysts?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ALV's forecast earnings growth (27.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: ALV's earnings (27.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ALV's revenue (8.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ALV's revenue (8.5% 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 (26.1%)
How has Autoliv performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ALV has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ALV's current net profit margins (4.5%) are higher than last year (3.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ALV's earnings have declined by 13% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ALV's earnings growth over the past year (34.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-13% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ALV earnings growth over the past year (34.2%) exceeded the Auto Components industry 24.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ALV's Return on Equity (13.6%) is considered low.
How is Autoliv's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ALV's short term assets ($3.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: ALV's short term assets ($3.9B) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ALV's net debt to equity ratio (39.5%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: ALV's debt to equity ratio has increased from 37.7% to 74.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ALV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32%).
Interest Coverage: ALV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.6x coverage).
What is Autoliv current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ALV's dividend (3.36%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).
High Dividend: ALV's dividend (3.36%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.07%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ALV's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ALV's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (61.1%), ALV's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (138%), ALV's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mikael Bratt (54 yo)
Mr. Mikael Bratt has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Autoliv, Inc. since June 29, 2018 and its Director since September 20, 2018. Mr. Bratt was the President of Passive Safety at Autoliv, Inc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mikael's total compensation ($USD3.24M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD8.19M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mikael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ALV's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ALV's board of directors are considered experienced (6.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Autoliv, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Autoliv, Inc.
- Ticker: ALV
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1953
- Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
- Sector: Automobiles
- Implied Market Cap: US$6.480b
- Shares outstanding: 87.34m
- Website: https://www.autoliv.com
Number of Employees
- Autoliv, Inc.
- Klarabergsviadukten 70
- Section B7
- Stockholm County
- 111 64
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/19 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/19 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.