Aptiv stock: buy or sell?
March 27th, 2020
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?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best time to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Aptiv stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.
|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?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for APTV stock for the last month.
Aptiv stock analysis
After boosting an extraordinary 8.23% on March/26, Aptiv closed yesterday at $51.28 and plunged a spooky -7.24%.
After boosting an extraordinary 8.23% on Mar/26, Aptiv closed yesterday at $51.28 and plunged a spooky -7.24%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on February 24th, APTV fell $-38.79 per share (-43.07%).
After sliding for 4 weeks, this week Aptiv boosted an extraordinary 13.53%, closing at $51.28. Last week APTV collapsed a bloodcurdling -47.16% in just one week. This week broke a streak of 4 declining weeks.
Aptiv stock price history
Aptiv IPO was on November 17th, 2011 at $15.97 per share1. Since then, APTV stock surged a 221.10%, with an average of 27.60% per year. If you had invested right after APTV's IPO a $1,000 in Aptiv stock in 2011, it would worth $2,211.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Aptiv stock historical price chart
APTV stock reached 52-week highs on December at $98.79, and all-time highs 2018-06-18 with a price of 101.36.
Aptiv stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last month we have not detected any price target for Aptiv stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter publishing its last earnings report on April, Aptiv . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Aptiv annual sales rocketed an exceptional 12.04% to $14,435.00 M USD from $12,884.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) slightly fell a -3.13% to 7.39%. Aptiv fiscal year ends 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 earnings $1,000.00 million dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem 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 posted $3,575.00 M in revenues for 2019-Q1, a -1.68% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $240.00 million with a profit margin of 6.71%. Profit margin remained stable a -0.08% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 6.79%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Aptiv sales marked a bad slide and depreciated 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 a stock, it's worth to check its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Aptiv, 0.54% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for APTV stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$13.1 B|
|Total shares||255.2 M|
|Float shares||253.3 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||98.4%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.5%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, March 27th, 2020|
|Day range||$49.41 - $52.81|
|Average true range||$8.73|
|50d mov avg||$76.96|
|100d mov avg||$85.17|
|200d mov avg||$84.22|
Aptiv performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. We compared Aptiv against in the following table: