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Looking At Autoliv Inc (NYSE:ALV) From All Angles

Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I’ve chosen to put the spotlight on Autoliv Inc (NYSE:ALV) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. ALV is a notable dividend payer that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on Autoliv here.

Established dividend payer with adequate balance sheet

ALV is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This implies that ALV manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. ALV seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.31x total debt in the most recent year. This is also a good indication as to whether debt is properly covered by the company’s cash flows.

NYSE:ALV Historical Debt November 8th 18

ALV is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.

NYSE:ALV Historical Dividend Yield November 8th 18

Next Steps:

For Autoliv, I’ve put together three fundamental aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for ALV’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for ALV’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has ALV’s returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of ALV? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.