Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) went down by -2.62% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $122.07. The company’s stock price has collected 2.97% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 11/24/20 that Aptiv PLC stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Is It Worth Investing in Aptiv PLC (NYSE :APTV) Right Now?
Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 17.80 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for APTV is at 2.24. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 17 analysts out of 25 who provided ratings for Aptiv PLC declared the stock was a “buy,” while 3 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $115.43, which is -$5.59 below the current price. APTV currently public float of 268.66M and currently shorts hold a 1.70% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of APTV was 1.72M shares.
APTV’s Market Performance
APTV stocks went up by 2.97% for the week, with a monthly jump of 23.03% and a quarterly performance of 38.82%, while its annual performance rate touched 24.88%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.31% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.31% for Aptiv PLC. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 10.01% for APTV stocks with a simple moving average of 47.59% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of APTV
Wolfe Research, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see APTV reach a price target of $140, previously predicting the price at $108. The rating they have provided for APTV stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on November 12th, 2020.
APTV Trading at 19.36% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought APTV to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -2.95% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.31%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.31%, as shares surge +26.61% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +39.43% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, APTV rose by +2.97%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +29.46% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $108.93. In addition, Aptiv PLC saw 24.74% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at APTV starting from Massaro Joseph R, who sale 4,317 shares at the price of $96.91 back on Nov 02. After this action, Massaro Joseph R now owns 150,736 shares of Aptiv PLC, valued at $418,363 using the latest closing price.
SHERBIN DAVID M, the SVP, GC & Secretary of Aptiv PLC, sale 11,000 shares at $90.00 during a trade that took place back on Sep 28, which means that SHERBIN DAVID M is holding 87,920 shares at $990,000 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for APTV
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +9.85 for the present operating margin
- +25.65 for the gross margin
The net margin for Aptiv PLC stands at +6.90. The total capital return value is set at 16.82, while invested capital returns managed to touch 12.68. Equity return is now at value 29.70, with 11.20 for asset returns.
Based on Aptiv PLC (APTV), the company’s capital structure generated 125.35 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 55.62. Total debt to assets is 35.57, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 112.59. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 49.97.
When we switch over and look at the enterrpise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.02, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.17. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.97 and the total asset turnover is 1.11. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.31.