Autoliv Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (ALV)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Autoliv (NYSE: ALV) is Monday, May 21, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 47 cents per share. At a price of $56.48 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.2%.

The average volume for Autoliv has been 640,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Autoliv has a market cap of $5.19 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 6.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Autoliv, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and supply of automotive safety systems to the automotive industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 10, equal to the average automotive industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Autoliv as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Autoliv Ratings Report.

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