Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) went up by 1.94% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $180.81. The company’s stock price has collected 12.68% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 04/22/22 that There’s a smart way to invest in the clean-energy transition right now (and not just EVs, solar and wind)
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 91.59 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for APTV is at 2.01.
APTV currently public float of 269.75M and currently shorts hold a 1.59% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of APTV was 2.03M shares.
APTV’s Market Performance
APTV stocks went up by 12.68% for the week, with a monthly jump of 18.58% and a quarterly performance of -0.23%, while its annual performance rate touched -35.32%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.71% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.05% for Aptiv PLC. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 13.97% for APTV stocks with a simple moving average of -15.96% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of APTV
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for APTV stocks, with Piper Sandler repeating the rating for APTV by listing it as a “Underweight.” The predicted price for APTV in the upcoming period, according to Piper Sandler is $90 based on the research report published on April 18th of the current year 2022.
Wells Fargo, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see APTV reach a price target of $112, previously predicting the price at $108. The rating they have provided for APTV stocks is “Equal Weight” according to the report published on April 12th, 2022.
Exane BNP Paribas gave a rating of “Outperform” to APTV, setting the target price at $160 in the report published on April 11th of the current year.
APTV Trading at 12.00% 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 -40.03% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.05%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.71%, as shares surge +19.65% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +14.23% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, APTV rose by +12.68%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -35.19% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $96.04. In addition, Aptiv PLC saw -34.26% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at APTV starting from CLARK KEVIN P, who sale 6,665 shares at the price of $86.44 back on Jul 14. After this action, CLARK KEVIN P now owns 632,552 shares of Aptiv PLC, valued at $576,105 using the latest closing price.
CLARK KEVIN P, the Chairman and CEO of Aptiv PLC, sale 6,665 shares at $89.36 during a trade that took place back on Jul 13, which means that CLARK KEVIN P is holding 639,217 shares at $595,597 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for APTV
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +7.36 for the present operating margin
- +20.84 for the gross margin
The net margin for Aptiv PLC stands at +3.78. Equity return is now at value 3.80, with 1.70 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.00.