WINTON GROUP Ltd grew its holdings in shares of Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) by 392.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 16,986 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after acquiring an additional 13,539 shares during the quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd’s holdings in Autoliv were worth $2,099,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of ALV. Nuance Investments LLC purchased a new position in shares of Autoliv in the third quarter worth $3,812,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in shares of Autoliv by 106.0% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,956 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $488,000 after buying an additional 2,036 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc increased its stake in shares of Autoliv by 5.8% in the third quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 432,082 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $53,403,000 after buying an additional 23,551 shares during the period. FNY Partners Fund LP increased its stake in shares of Autoliv by 31.8% in the third quarter. FNY Partners Fund LP now owns 10,616 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $1,312,000 after buying an additional 2,561 shares during the period. Finally, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased its stake in shares of Autoliv by 1.6% in the third quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 51,753 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $6,378,000 after buying an additional 815 shares during the period. 33.54% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In other news, insider Johan Lofvenholm sold 3,965 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $128.00, for a total transaction of $507,520.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 0.25% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts recently commented on ALV shares. Mizuho lifted their target price on shares of Autoliv from $130.00 to $140.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Autoliv from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $140.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $99.00 price target on shares of Autoliv and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $146.00 price target (up previously from $136.00) on shares of Autoliv in a report on Monday, November 6th. Finally, Jefferies Group set a $145.00 price target on shares of Autoliv and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $109.23.

Shares of Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE ALV) opened at $129.61 on Monday. Autoliv, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $96.08 and a fifty-two week high of $129.84. The company has a market cap of $11,270.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.67, a PEG ratio of 2.52 and a beta of 1.11. The company has a current ratio of 1.55, a quick ratio of 1.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31.

Autoliv (NYSE:ALV) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The auto parts company reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.14. Autoliv had a net margin of 4.96% and a return on equity of 13.42%. The firm had revenue of $2.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.50 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.63 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that Autoliv, Inc. will post 6.28 earnings per share for the current year.

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Autoliv Company Profile

Autoliv, Inc is a supplier of automotive safety systems with a range of product offerings, including passive safety systems and active safety systems. The Company operates through two segments: Passive Safety and Electronics. The Passive safety products include modules and components for passenger and driver-side airbags, side-impact airbag protection systems, seatbelts, steering wheels, inflator technologies, whiplash protection systems and child seats, and components for such systems, as well as passive safety electronic products, such as restraint electronics and crash sensors.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Autoliv (NYSE:ALV)

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