(Stockholm, Sweden, May 12, 2021) - Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in vehicle safety systems, today announced that its Board of Directors has decided to reinstate quarterly dividends and declared a quarterly dividend of 62 cents per share for the second quarter of 2021.
"Although the COVID-19 pandemic is not yet behind us, the significant improvement in profitability and free cash flow generation over the recent quarters shows that we have built a solid platform towards our mid-term financial targets", says Jan Carlson, Chairman of the Board of Directors. "It is our ambition to consistently create competitive shareholder value through our purpose-led strategy and operations, and I am happy that we can now reinstate our quarterly dividend." continues Mr. Carlson.
The dividend will be payable on Monday, June 14, 2021 to Autoliv shareholders of record on the close of business on Friday, May 28. The ex-date will be Thursday, May 27, for holders of common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as well as for holders of Swedish Depository Receipts (SDRs) listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
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This information is information that Autoliv, Inc. is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the contact person set out above, at 4:00 pm CET on May 12, 2021.
Autoliv, Inc. is the worldwide leader in vehicle safety systems, and through our subsidiaries we develop, manufacture and market protective systems, such as airbags, seatbelts, steering wheels and pedestrian protection systems for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. In 2020, our products saved over 33,000 lives and prevented ten times as many severe injuries.
Our more than 68,000 associates in 27 countries are passionate about our vision of Saving More Lives and quality is at the heart of everything we do. We have 14 technical centers, with 20 test tracks. Sales in 2020 amounted to US $ 7,447 million. The shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ALV) and the Swedish Depository Receipts on Nasdaq Stockholm (ALIV sdb). For more information go to www.autoliv.com.
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