Aptiv PLC ( reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter 2022 results. APTV Quick Quote APTV - Free Report)
Adjusted earnings (excluding 41 cents from non-recurring items) of $1.27 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 6.7% and increased more than 100% on a year-over-year basis.
Revenues of $4.6 billion surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 6% and increased 12.2% year over year. The top line registered 22% growth in Europe, 21% in North America, 12% in Asia, including 8% in China, and 40% in South America.
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Signal and Power Solutions’ revenues of $3.4 billion were up 12% year over year. Advanced Safety and User Experience segment’s revenues increased 15% year over year to $1.3 billion.
Adjusted operating income was $523 million, up 68.7% from the figure reported in the year-ago quarter. Adjusted operating income margin was 11.3%, up 380 basis points year over year.
Aptiv exited the quarter with a cash and cash equivalent balance of $1.53 billion. Long-term debt was $6.5 billion compared with $6.3 billion at the end of the previous quarter.
Total available liquidity at the end of the quarter was $4 billion compared with $7.3 billion recorded at the end of the prior quarter. In the quarter, net cash generated from operating activities was $933 million.
The company expects revenues of $18.7-$19.3 billion, the mid-point ($19 billion) of which is below the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $19.29 billion.
Adjusted EPS is expected between $4.00 and $4.50, the mid-point ($4.25 billion) of which is below the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $4.84.
The adjusted operating income margin is anticipated between 10.3% and 10.8%. Capital expenditure is expected to be $950 million.
The adjusted EBITDA margin is expected between 13.8% and 14.2%. Adjusted effective tax rate is expected to be 14.5%.
Currently, Aptiv carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). You can see
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