Aptiv stock: buy or sell?
August 19th, 2019
Aptiv PLC, together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufacturers vehicle components, and provides electrical, electronic, and safety technology solutions to the automotive and commercial vehicle markets worldwide.
Should I buy Aptiv stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Currently, Aptiv stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Aptiv stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we collected 15 ratings published for APTV stock in the last month. The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for APTV stock, with 10 positive ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-8-1||Robert W. Baird||n/a||Outperform|
|2019-8-1||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||n/a||Overweight|
|2019-8-1||Jefferies Financial Group||n/a||Buy|
|2019-8-1||Credit Suisse Group||n/a||Outperform|
|2019-8-1||Bank of America||n/a||Buy|
|2019-6-11||Robert W. Baird||n/a||Outperform|
|2019-4-12||Jefferies Financial Group||n/a||Buy|
|2019-4-12||Jefferies Financial Group||n/a||Buy|
Aptiv stock analysis
Aptiv ended today at $83.56 and jumped an excellent 2.09%.
Aptiv ended today at $83.56 and jumped an excellent 2.09%. Since last Jul 10th when APTV stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $7.70 (10.15%). Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on May, APTV price climbed $14.40 per share (20.82%).
Aptiv shares stepped up 2.09% this week, ending at $83.56.
APTV shows a long term strength with several rising tops and rising bottoms. It left a new bottom at $78.56 last week. Previous top ($88.74) will play as a resistance in possible new gains. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up by mid June, APTV climbed $8.43 (11.22%). Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up early May, APTV price climbed $3.82 per share (4.79%).
Aptiv stock price history
Aptiv IPO was on November 17th, 2011 at $16.05 per share1. Since then, APTV stock grew a 420.60%, with an average of 60.10% per year. If you had invested right after APTV's IPO a $1,000 in Aptiv stock in 2011, it would worth $4,206.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Aptiv stock historical price chart
APTV stock reached 52-week highs at $93.94, and all-time highs 2018-06-18 with a price of 101.85.
Aptiv stock price target is $93.60How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' APTV stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we found 15 price forecasts for APTV stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-8-1||Robert W. Baird||Raises Target||$96.00||$99.00||3.1%|
|2019-8-1||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Raises Target||$93.00||$97.00||4.3%|
|2019-8-1||Jefferies Financial Group||Reiterates||$99.00||$108.00||9.1%|
|2019-8-1||Credit Suisse Group||Reiterates||$90.00||$96.00||6.7%|
|2019-8-1||Buckingham Research||Raises Target||$76.00||$79.00||3.9%|
|2019-8-1||Bank of America||Raises Target||$90.00||$92.00||2.2%|
|2019-6-28||Morgan Stanley||Lowers Target||$67.00||$65.00||-3%|
|2019-6-11||Robert W. Baird||Raises Target||$103.00||$109.00||5.8%|
|2019-5-16||Morgan Stanley||Lowers Target||$69.00||$67.00||-2.9%|
|2019-4-22||KeyCorp||Set Price Target||$95.00||$105.00||10.5%|
|2019-4-15||Morgan Stanley||Lowers Target||$70.00||$69.00||-1.4%|
|2019-4-12||Jefferies Financial Group||Reiterates||$100.00||$107.00||7%|
|2019-4-12||Jefferies Financial Group||Raises Target||$100.00||$107.00||7%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report on April, Aptiv depreciated a lame -2.12%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Aptiv annual turnover skyrocketed an extraordinary 12.04% to $14,435.00 M USD from $12,884.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, nevertheless, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) declined a -3.13% to 7.39%. Aptiv presents anual results in December, and to compare its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Aptiv TTM sales up to March 2019 were $14,380.00 and income $1,000.00 million dollars. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Aptiv business evolution since December 2018: Annual revenues up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, stayed steady a neutral -0.38%. Regarding profit margin, Aptiv remained steady -0.44% to 7.39%
|2013||$16,460 M||-||$1,210 M7.4%||-|
|2014||$17,023 M||3.42%||$1,351 M7.9%||11.65%|
|2015||$15,165 M||-10.91%||$1,450 M9.6%||7.33%|
|2016||$16,661 M||9.86%||$1,257 M7.5%||-13.31%|
|2017||$12,884 M||-22.67%||$1,355 M10.5%||7.80%|
|2018||$14,435 M||12.04%||$1,067 M7.4%||-21.25%|
|TTM||$14,380 M||-0.38%||$1,000 M7.0%||-6.28%|
Quarterly financial resultsAptiv reported $3,575.00 million in sales for 2019-Q1, a -1.68% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $240.00 M with a profit margin of 6.71%. Profit margin remained steady a -0.08% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 6.79%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Aptiv sales marked an ugly slide and slightly fell a -1.52%.
|2017-Q2||$4,320 M||-||$369 M8.5%||-|
|2017-Q3||$4,333 M||0.30%||$395 M9.1%||7.05%|
|2017-Q4||$3,440 M||-20.61%||$256 M7.4%||-35.19%|
|2018-Q1||$3,630 M||5.52%||$307 M8.5%||19.92%|
|2018-Q2||$3,684 M||1.49%||$291 M7.9%||-5.21%|
|2018-Q3||$3,485 M||-5.40%||$222 M6.4%||-23.71%|
|2018-Q4||$3,636 M||4.33%||$247 M6.8%||11.26%|
|2019-Q1||$3,575 M||-1.68%||$240 M6.7%||-2.83%|
Aptiv ownershipWhen you are planning to buy shares of a company, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.
Aptiv shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.48% of all shares.
Bearish positions for APTV stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$21.5 B||$5.8 B||$6.8 B||$15.6 B||$1.8 B|
|Total shares||257.8 M||87.1 M||255.6 M||322.4 M||28.0 M|
|Float shares||254.5 M||78.7 M||254.7 M||316.9 M||24.8 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||99.5%||45.3%||88.4%||0.9%||121.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.5%||0.1%||0.4%||1.7%||0.5%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Monday, August 19th, 2019|
|Day range||$82.51 - $83.97|
|Average true range||$3.30|
|50d mov avg||$79.87|
|100d mov avg||$79.60|
|200d mov avg||$76.56|
Aptiv performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Aptiv, the benchmark is made against Autoliv, Gentex, Magna International and Visteon.