How to buy Aptiv (APTV) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Aptiv shares.

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Aptiv PLC (APTV) is a leading auto parts business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$162.48 after a previous close of US$163.14. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD162.1101 to a high of USD165.72. The latest price was USD164.95 (25 minute delay). Aptiv is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Aptiv

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Aptiv. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: APTV. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Aptiv reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$163.14, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Aptiv, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Aptiv. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Aptiv stock price (NYSE:APTV)

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Aptiv shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-12-31.
Previous closeUS$163.14
Change US$1.81
Change % 1.1095%
Volume 578,451
Information last updated 2022-01-15.
52-week rangeUS$127.21 - US$180.81
50-day moving average US$166.9552
200-day moving average US$156.856
Target priceUS$182.83
PE ratio 51.8871
Dividend yield US$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$2.941

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Is it a good time to buy Aptiv stock?

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Aptiv price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $164.95

1 month (2021-12-16) 1.72%
6 months (2021-07-19) 12.08%
1 year (2021-01-19) 15.70%
2 years (2020-01-17) 80.21%
3 years (2019-01-18) 126.18%
5 years (2017-01-19) 173.48%

Is Aptiv under- or over-valued?

Valuing Aptiv stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Aptiv's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Aptiv's P/E ratio

Aptiv's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 52x. In other words, Aptiv shares trade at around 52x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Aptiv's PEG ratio

Aptiv's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0091. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Aptiv's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Aptiv's EBITDA

Aptiv's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$2.2 billion (£1.6 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Aptiv's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Aptiv financials

Revenue TTM US$15.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.9%
Gross profit TTM US$2 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.12%
Return on equity TTM 11.03%
Profit margin 5.47%
Book value 30.661
Market capitalisation US$41.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Aptiv's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Aptiv.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Aptiv's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 15.51

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Aptiv's overall score of 15.51 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Aptiv is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Aptiv's environmental score

Environmental score: 3.82/100

Aptiv's environmental score of 3.82 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Aptiv is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Aptiv's social score

Social score: 1.69/100

Aptiv's social score of 1.69 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Aptiv is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Aptiv's governance score

Governance score: 2.49/100

Aptiv's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Aptiv is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Aptiv's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Aptiv scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Aptiv has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Aptiv PLC was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 15.51
Total ESG percentile 7.82
Environmental score 3.82
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 1.69
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 2.49
Governance score percentile 1
Level of controversy 2

Aptiv share dividends

We're not expecting Aptiv to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Aptiv's shares ever split?

Aptiv's shares were split on a 1193:1000 basis on 4 December 2017. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1193 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Aptiv shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 16.2% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Aptiv shares which in turn could have impacted Aptiv's share price.

Aptiv share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Aptiv's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$127.21 up to US$180.81. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

APTV.US volatility(beta: 2.07)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Aptiv's is 2.074. This would suggest that Aptiv's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Aptiv overview

Aptiv PLC designs, manufacturers, and sells vehicle components worldwide. The company provides electrical, electronic, and safety technology solutions to the automotive and commercial vehicle markets. It operates through two segment, Signal and Power Solutions, and Advanced Safety and User Experience. The Signal and Power Solutions segment designs, manufactures, and assembles vehicle's electrical architecture, including engineered component products, connectors, wiring assemblies and harnesses, cable management products, electrical centers, and hybrid high voltage and safety distribution systems. The Advanced Safety and User Experience segment provides critical components, systems integration, and software development for vehicle safety, security, comfort, and convenience, such as sensing and perception systems, electronic control units, multi-domain controllers, vehicle connectivity systems, application software, and autonomous driving technologies. The company was formerly known as Delphi Automotive PLC and changed its name to Aptiv PLC in December 2017. Aptiv PLC was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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