LS Investment Advisors LLC continued to hold its position in Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,662 shares of the auto parts company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Autoliv were worth $182,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Toronto Dominion Bank increased its position in Autoliv by 26.9% in the first quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 971 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 206 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning increased its position in shares of Autoliv by 0.3% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 1,220 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $125,000 after buying an additional 4 shares in the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Autoliv by 3.2% in the first quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 1,799 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $184,000 after buying an additional 55 shares in the last quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of Autoliv by 34.8% in the first quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,937 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $188,000 after buying an additional 500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Global X Management Co. LLC increased its position in shares of Autoliv by 31.6% in the first quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 2,030 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $208,000 after buying an additional 488 shares in the last quarter. 35.37% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) opened at 105.48 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $110.82 and its 200 day moving average is $106.37. Autoliv, Inc. has a 12-month low of $93.31 and a 12-month high of $117.54. The firm has a market cap of $9.17 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.66 and a beta of 1.13.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 7th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 21st. Autoliv’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 37.97%.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Mizuho raised shares of Autoliv from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $108.00 to $130.00 in a report on Monday, July 17th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $98.00 price target on shares of Autoliv in a report on Thursday, July 6th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Autoliv from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $119.00 price objective on shares of Autoliv in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation reduced their price objective on shares of Autoliv from $85.00 to $84.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Autoliv presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $105.32.
In other news, VP Thomas Jonsson sold 1,240 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $108.55, for a total value of $134,602.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 2,311 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $250,859.05. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Robert W. Alspaugh sold 1,156 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $109.87, for a total value of $127,009.72. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 3,800 shares in the company, valued at approximately $417,506. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.25% of the company’s stock.
Autoliv Company Profile
Autoliv, Inc is a supplier of automotive safety systems with a range of product offerings, including passive safety systems and active safety systems. The Company operates through two segments: Passive Safety and Electronics. The Passive safety products include modules and components for passenger and driver-side airbags, side-impact airbag protection systems, seatbelts, steering wheels, inflator technologies, whiplash protection systems and child seats, and components for such systems, as well as passive safety electronic products, such as restraint electronics and crash sensors.
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