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NYSE:LEALear Stock Price, Forecast & News

$112.46
-0.77 (-0.68 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$110.47
Now: $112.46
$113.03
50-Day Range
$102.30
MA: $110.61
$118.97
52-Week Range
$63.20
Now: $112.46
$143.50
Volume418,971 shs
Average Volume508,132 shs
Market Capitalization$6.74 billion
P/E Ratio45.90
Dividend Yield2.00%
Beta1.61
Lear Corporation designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, assembles, and supplies automotive seating, and electrical distribution systems and related components for automotive original equipment manufacturers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Seating and E-Systems. The Seating segment offers leather and fabric products, seat trim covers, recliner mechanisms, seat tracks and foams, seat structures and mechanisms, and headrests for automobiles and light trucks, compact cars, and sport utility vehicles; and heating and cooling systems. The E-Systems segment offers electrical distribution systems that route electrical signals and manage electrical power within the vehicle for traditional vehicle architectures, as well as high power and hybrid electric systems. This segment's products comprise wire harnesses, terminals and connectors, and junction boxes; and electronic control modules, such as body control modules, smart junction boxes, gateway and wireless control modules, lighting control modules, and audio domain controllers and amplifiers. It also provides electrification products comprising charging systems that include onboard charging modules, cord set charging equipment, and wireless charging systems; battery electronics, which comprise battery disconnect units, cell monitoring supervisory systems, and integrated total battery control modules; and other power management modules, including converter and inverter systems. In addition, this segment offers cybersecurity software; EXO advanced vehicle positioning for automated and autonomous driving applications; roadside modules that communicate real-time traffic information; and cellular protocols for vehicle connectivity, as well as Connexus connectivity products. Further, it provides wireless systems, such as passive entry, remote keyless entry, and dual range/function remote keyless entry systems. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.97 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment
CUSIP52186520
Phone248-447-1500

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$19.81 billion
Cash Flow$22.86 per share
Book Value$66.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$753.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees81,500
Market Cap$6.74 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$112.46
-0.77 (-0.68 %)
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Lear (NYSE:LEA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lear's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Lear's stock was trading at $95.88 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LEA shares have increased by 17.3% and is now trading at $112.46.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Lear?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lear in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Lear's next earnings date?

Lear is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 23rd 2020.
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How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 4th. The auto parts company reported ($4.14) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($4.98) by $0.84. The auto parts company had revenue of $2.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.18 billion. Lear had a return on equity of 5.95% and a net margin of 0.75%. The company's revenue was down 51.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $3.78 EPS.
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How often does Lear pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lear?

Lear announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 28th will be given a dividend of $0.77 per share on Wednesday, March 18th. This represents a $3.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 27th. This is a positive change from Lear's previous quarterly dividend of $0.75.
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How will Lear's stock buyback program work?

Lear announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, February 7th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 15.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for LEA?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Lear's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $143.00. On average, they expect Lear's stock price to reach $112.47 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.0% from the stock's current price.
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Has Lear been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LEA stock has been trending very negative on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lear earned a media sentiment score of -3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the auto parts company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Lear?

Lear saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,670,000 shares, a drop of 6.2% from the July 15th total of 1,780,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 581,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 2.8% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Lear's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lear own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lear investors own include Bank of America (BAC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS) and Lam Research (LRCX).

Who are Lear's key executives?

Lear's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Raymond E. Scott Jr., Pres, CEO, Director & Interim Pres of E-Systems (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jeffrey H. Vanneste, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Terrence B. Larkin, Exec. VP of Bus. Devel., Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 64)
  • Mr. Frank C. Orsini, Exec. VP & Pres of Seating (Age 46)
  • Ms. Amy A. Doyle, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)

What is Lear's stock symbol?

Lear trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LEA."

Who are Lear's major shareholders?

Lear's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Pzena Investment Management LLC (8.28%), LSV Asset Management (3.16%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (1.04%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.88%), Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.68%) and Greenhaven Associates Inc. (0.49%). Company insiders that own Lear stock include Conrad L Mallett, Jr, Richard Harold Bott, Shari L Burgess and Terrence B Larkin.
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Which institutional investors are selling Lear stock?

LEA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Pzena Investment Management LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, LSV Asset Management, UBS Group AG, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., and Scout Investments Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Lear stock?

LEA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Greenhaven Associates Inc., Paradice Investment Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Mackay Shields LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., and Legato Capital Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Lear?

Shares of LEA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Lear's stock price today?

One share of LEA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.46.

How big of a company is Lear?

Lear has a market capitalization of $6.74 billion and generates $19.81 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $753.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $13.99 on an earnings per share basis. Lear employs 81,500 workers across the globe.

What is Lear's official website?

The official website for Lear is www.lear.com.

How can I contact Lear?

Lear's mailing address is 21557 TELEGRAPH ROAD, SOUTHFIELD MI, 48033. The auto parts company can be reached via phone at 248-447-1500.

This page was last updated on 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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