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Autoliv, Inc. (ALV)

Based in Stockholm, Autoliv is a holding company that operates through two principal subsidiaries — Autoliv AB and Autoliv ASP.  Autoliv was born from the 1997 merger of Swedish firm Autoliv AB and U.S. firm Morton ASP. On Jun 29, 2018, Autoliv completed the spin-off of its Electronics business to Veoneer, Inc. Following the completion of the spin-off, the company has been focused on occupant safety products.

ALV boasts a Momentum Style Score of B and VGM Score of A, and holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) rating. Shares of Autoliv, Inc. has seen some interesting price action recently; the stock is up 3.5% over the past one week and up 7% over the past four weeks. And in the last one-year period, ALV has gained 49.4%. As for the stock's trading volume, 566,387 shares on average were traded over the last 20 days.

A company's earnings performance is important for momentum investors as well. For fiscal 2024, three analysts revised their earnings estimate higher in the last 60 days for ALV, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.07 to $9.82 per share. ALV also boasts an average earnings surprise of 14.1%.

ALV should be on investors' short list because of its impressive earnings fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and strong Momentum and VGM Style Scores.

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