Autoliv, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and supplies automotive safety systems to the automotive industry.
High growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Auto Components
1 Year Return
US Auto Components
Return vs Industry: ALV underperformed the US Auto Components industry which returned 1.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ALV underperformed the US Market which returned 15.4% 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 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCould The Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes Autoliv's (NYSE:ALV) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?
4 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Does Autoliv's (NYSE:ALV) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After The Share Price Drop?
Is Autoliv undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ALV ($68.28) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($61.36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ALV is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ALV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (42.2x) compared to the US Auto Components industry average (28x).
PE vs Market: ALV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (42.2x) compared to the US market (18.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ALV is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ALV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) 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 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ALV's forecast earnings growth (52.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: ALV's earnings (52.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ALV's revenue (11.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ALV's revenue (11.1% 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 (20.1%)
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 $306.8M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ALV's current net profit margins (2%) are lower than last year (2.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ALV's earnings have declined by 9.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ALV's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ALV had negative earnings growth (-42.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Auto Components industry average (-17.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ALV's Return on Equity (7.3%) is considered low.
How is Autoliv's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ALV's short term assets ($3.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: ALV's short term assets ($3.4B) exceed its long term liabilities ($3.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ALV's debt to equity ratio (156.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ALV's debt to equity ratio has increased from 47.9% to 156.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ALV's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.5%).
Interest Coverage: ALV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.4x coverage).
What is Autoliv current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALV's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ALV's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ALV's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ALV's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ALV is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ALV's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mikael Bratt (53 yo)
Mr. Mikael Bratt has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Autoliv, Inc. since June 29, 2018 and has been its Director since September 20, 2018. Mr. Bratt was the President of Passive Safety at Aut ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mikael's total compensation ($USD2.40M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.33M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mikael's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Chief Technology Officer||2.58yrs||US$939.86k||0.0022% |
|President of Autoliv Asia (AAS)||2.58yrs||US$2.80m||0.0012% |
|CFO & EVP of Finance||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Operations||1yr||no data||0.00037% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP of Legal Affairs||no data||no data||0.0018% |
|Acting Vice President of Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Sustainability||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Quality||1yr||no data||0.011% |
|Senior Vice President of Steering Wheels Product Line||5.92yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Autoliv China (ACH)||2.58yrs||no data||0.0022% |
Experienced Management: ALV's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
|VP of Research & Member of Research Advisory Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||3.25yrs||US$300.00k||0.0095% |
|Member of Research Advisory Board||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||4.5yrs||US$260.00k||0.019% |
|Independent Director||5.5yrs||US$260.00k||0.0059% |
|Independent Director||6.42yrs||US$240.00k||0.0062% |
|Independent Director||8.75yrs||US$240.00k||0.0080% |
|Member of Research Advisory Board||4.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Member of Research Advisory Board||4.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||US$270.00k||0.0027% |
Experienced Board: ALV's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 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$5.963b
- Shares outstanding: 87.33m
- 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|
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 componen ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/07 00:51|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/06 00:00|
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