Aptiv PLC’s ( first-quarter 2022 earnings meet the Zacks Consensus Estimate while revenues beat the same. APTV Quick Quote APTV - Free Report)
Adjusted earnings (excluding 36 cents from non-recurring items) came in at 63 cents per share and declined 40.6% on a year-over-year basis. Revenues of $4.18 billion surpassed the consensus mark by 3.1% and rose 3.9% year over year.
Other Quarterly Numbers
Signal and Power Solutions revenues of $3.1 billion were up 3% year over year. Advanced Safety and User Experience revenues climbed 7% year over year to $1.08 billion.
Adjusted operating income came in at $324 million, down 31.6% from the figure reported in the year-ago quarter. Adjusted operating income margin came in at 7.8%, down 403 basis points year over year.
Aptiv exited the quarter with cash and cash equivalents balance of $4.9 billion compared with the prior quarter’s level of $3.14 billion. Long-term debt was $6.5 billion compared with $4.1 billion at the end of the previous quarter.
Total available liquidity at the end of the quarter was $7.4 billion compared with $5.6 billion recorded at the end of the prior quarter. During the quarter, net cash used in operating activities was $202 million.
Aptiv expects revenues in the range of $17.75-$18.15 billion. The current Zacks Consensus Estimate is pegged at $17.75 million.
Adjusted EPS is expected between $3.9 and $4.8, above the current Zacks Consensus Estimate of $3.8.
Adjusted operating income margin is anticipated between $9.9% and $11.2%. Capital expenditures are expected to be $850 million.
Adjusted EBITDA margin is expected between 13.6% and 14.8%. Adjusted effective tax rate is expected to be 13%.
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