Analyst Ratings for Autoliv Inc. (ALV)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. ALV had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

11 analysts declared ALV a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 12 gave a hold rating, 3 gave an underweight rating, and 8 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 3 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ALV. The highest price target was 137, implying a possible profit of 26.02 percent. The lowest price target was 84.44, implying potential capital losses of -22.33 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.53 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -10.33 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.56 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -4.25 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 4 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 5 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 6 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of ALV to grow at a rate of -2.38 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of ALV is -7.23.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ALV hit 117.54 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 93.31. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 16.5 percent, and 7.51 percent below the high. ALV has a price/earnings ratio of 17.2. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ALV value stock report compares ALV to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.46 billion. ALV will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.