Aptiv PLC (NYSE: APTV) is -2.82% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $77.96 and a high of $124.88 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The APTV stock was last observed hovering at around $92.48 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -1.98% off its average median price target of $130.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 39.67% off the consensus price target high of $150.00 offered by 26 analysts, but current levels are -11.73% lower than the price target low of $81.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $90.50, the stock is -5.69% and -12.03% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 3.75 million and changing -2.14% at the moment leaves the stock -10.28% off its SMA200. APTV registered -3.72% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -14.49%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $1.72 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $14.63.
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The stock witnessed a -11.55% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -22.28%, and is -3.58% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.03% over the week and 2.52% over the month.
Aptiv PLC (APTV) has around 160000 employees, a market worth around $24.60B and $18.13B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 40.64 and Fwd P/E is 15.02. Profit margin for the company is 3.30%. Distance from 52-week low is 16.09% and -27.53% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (7.10%).
Aptiv PLC (APTV) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Aptiv PLC (APTV) is a “Overweight”. 26 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.20, where 6 rate it as a Hold and 4 think it is a “Overweight”. 14 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 2 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Aptiv PLC is expected to release its quarterly report on 08/03/2023.The EPS is expected to grow by 0.80% this year
Aptiv PLC (APTV) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 271.01M, and float is at 269.86M with Short Float at 1.86%.
Aptiv PLC (APTV) Insider Activity
A total of 68 insider transactions have happened at Aptiv PLC (APTV) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 44 and purchases happening 24 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by COOPER NANCY E, the company’s Director. SEC filings show that COOPER NANCY E sold 669 shares of the company’s common stock on Apr 27 at a price of $103.35 per share for a total of $69141.0. Following the sale, the insider now owns 11515.0 shares.
Aptiv PLC disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Apr 12 that CLARK KEVIN P (Chairman and CEO) sold a total of 6,665 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Apr 12 and was made at $104.86 per share for $0.7 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.58 million shares of the APTV stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Apr 11, CLARK KEVIN P (Chairman and CEO) disposed off 6,665 shares at an average price of $105.05 for $0.7 million. The insider now directly holds 585,480 shares of Aptiv PLC (APTV).
Aptiv PLC (APTV): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Cummins Inc. (CMI) that is 5.93% higher over the past 12 months. Mistras Group Inc. (MG) is 32.78% up on the 1-year trading charts.