Aptiv PLC [NYSE: APTV] loss -3.66% on the last trading session, reaching $159.65 price per share at the time. The company report on August 5, 2021 that Aptiv Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results.
Record Revenue Growth and Growth Over Market.
Raising Full Year Outlook.
Aptiv PLC represents 270.31 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $43.39 billion with the latest information. APTV stock price has been found in the range of $155.321 to $161.75.
If compared to the average trading volume of 1.27M shares, APTV reached a trading volume of 2123335 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Aptiv PLC [APTV]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for APTV shares is $167.82 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on APTV stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Guggenheim have made an estimate for Aptiv PLC shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on June 24, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Wells Fargo raised their target price to Underweight. The new note on the price target was released on March 26, 2021, representing the official price target for Aptiv PLC stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $134, while JP Morgan analysts kept a Neutral rating on APTV stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Aptiv PLC is set at 4.50, with the Price to Sales ratio for APTV stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.13. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 5.34, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 10.41. Price to Free Cash Flow for APTV in the course of the last twelve months was 43.78 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.60.
Trading performance analysis for APTV stock
Aptiv PLC [APTV] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.77. With this latest performance, APTV shares gained by 3.67% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 12.31% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 90.42% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for APTV stock in for the last two-week period is set at 50.81, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 46.99, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 52.43 for Aptiv PLC [APTV]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 156.38, while it was recorded at 165.80 for the last single week of trading, and 139.55 for the last 200 days.
Aptiv PLC [APTV]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Aptiv PLC [APTV] shares currently have an operating margin of +6.51 and a Gross Margin at +21.82. Aptiv PLC’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +13.81.
Return on Total Capital for APTV is now 7.95, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 17.74. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 30.77, with Return on Assets sitting at 11.65. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Aptiv PLC [APTV] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 56.94. Additionally, APTV Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 36.28, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 25.69. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 54.54, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 34.75.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Aptiv PLC [APTV] managed to generate an average of $11,947 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.27 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.84.Aptiv PLC’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.60 and a Current Ratio set at 2.00.
Aptiv PLC [APTV]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for APTV. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Aptiv PLC go to 44.78%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Aptiv PLC [APTV]
There are presently around $39,271 million, or 96.80% of APTV stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of APTV stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 28,228,555, which is approximately 0.511% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 20,651,589 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.3 billion in APTV stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $2.91 billion in APTV stock with ownership of nearly -18.201% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Aptiv PLC stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 379 institutional holders increased their position in Aptiv PLC [NYSE:APTV] by around 16,791,464 shares. Additionally, 307 investors decreased positions by around 19,621,639 shares, while 95 investors held positions by with 209,568,197 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 245,981,300 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. APTV stock had 102 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,913,157 shares, while 70 institutional investors sold positions of 4,624,011 shares during the same period.