Autoliv (ALV) Gets a Hold Rating from BMO Capital

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released yesterday, Richard Carlson from BMO Capital reiterated a Hold rating on Autoliv (ALVResearch Report), with a price target of $79. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $77.61.

According to TipRanks.com, Carlson has 0 stars on 0-5 star ranking scale with an average return of -13.2% and a 29.3% success rate. Carlson covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Visteon Corp, Veoneer Inc, and Gentherm.

Autoliv has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $81.09, which is a 4.5% upside from current levels. In a report issued on January 17, Mizuho Securities also downgraded the stock to Hold with a $80 price target.

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Based on Autoliv’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly GAAP net loss of $91 million. In comparison, last year the company had a net profit of $62.6 million.

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Autoliv, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and supply of automotive safety systems. It operates through the Passive Safety and Electronics segment. The Passive Safety segment includes airbags, seatbelts, steering wheels, and restrain electronics.