What Are The Risk Factors For Aptiv PLC (APTV)?

As of Friday close, Aptiv PLC’s (NYSE:APTV) stock was down -$0.66, moving down -0.67 percent to $98.41. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,257,300 shares. 3 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$6.48 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,087,555, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,060,572.

Since last month, APTV stock rose 6.16%. Shares of the company fell to $85.06 on 07/14/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $180.81 was reached on 01/07/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $84.14. Since the beginning of this year, APTV’s stock price has dropped by -40.34% or -$66.54, and marked a new high 3 times. However, the stock has declined by -45.57% since its 52-week high.


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Aptiv PLC (APTV) last reported insider trading activity 23 days ago on Jul 14. CLARK KEVIN P, the Chairman and CEO of the company, disposed of 6,665 shares for $86.44 on Jul 14. It resulted in a $576,105 divestment by the insider. CLARK KEVIN P sold 6,665 shares at an average price of $89.36 on Jul 13. The insider now owns 639,217 shares following the transaction. On Jun 08, Chairman and CEO CLARK KEVIN P sold 6,665 shares at $109.96 apiece. The transaction was valued at $732,876.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Aptiv PLC (APTV) has a P/E ratio of about 83.12. The stock’s beta is 2.01. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.62, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 3.17, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 579.39 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.22 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.22.

Financial Health

In the three months ended March 30, Aptiv PLC’s quick ratio stood at 2.00, while its current ratio was 2.60, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending March 30 was 0.77, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.78. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 14.60% percent. In the year ended March 30, operating margins totaled 5.50%. Based on annual data, APTV earned $2.44 billion in gross profit and brought in $15.62 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 7.60%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 3.80%.

In Aptiv PLC’s quarter-end financial report for March 30, it reported total debt of $6.5 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. APTV’s revenue rose 3.71% to $4.13 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $4.18 billion. While analysts expected Aptiv PLC to report $0.61 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.63 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 3.30%. During the quarter, the company generated $292.0 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Aptiv PLC were 11.63 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended March 30, and its total debt was $6.78 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $270.93 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Aptiv PLC’s (APTV) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 75.36%, the RSI 9-day stood at 46.20% on 05 August.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Aptiv PLC price is down by -6.18% percent or -$6.48. At present, APTV shares trade +6.44% above its 20-day simple moving average and -5.80% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +8.06% above its SMA50 and -40.92% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 57.21% and Stochastic coefficient D was 77.06%, while ATR was 4.55. Given the Stochastic reading of 30.87% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 49.43%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.60, while the 14-day reading stands at 1.09.

Analyst Ratings

Aptiv PLC downgraded its rating on Aptiv PLC (NYSE: APTV) to an Underweight in a note to investors on April 18, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Neutral rating on the stock.Aptiv PLC (APTV) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 2 brokerage firms, APTV is a sell, and 5 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 4 analysts rate Aptiv PLC stock as buy, with 15 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $134.50, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $72.00 – $175.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Aptiv PLC (APTV) will achieve an average price target of $134.27.

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