Autoliv Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (ALV)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Autoliv (NYSE: ALV) is Monday, August 20, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 47 cents per share. At a price of $62.36 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.1%.

The average volume for Autoliv has been 906,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Autoliv has a market cap of $5.71 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 15.4% 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 10.8, above the average automotive industry P/E ratio of 10.7 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. 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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