Lear Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:LEA)

About Lear Corp.

Lear Corp. logoLear Corporation (Lear) is a supplier to the global automotive industry. The Company is engaged in supplying seating, electrical distribution systems and electronic modules, as well as related sub-systems, components and software, to automotive manufacturers. The Company operates through two segments: seating and electrical. The seating segment consists of the design, development, engineering, assembly and delivery of seat systems, as well as the design, development, engineering and manufacture of seat components, including seat covers and surface materials. Its electrical segment consists of the design, development, engineering and manufacture of electrical distribution systems that route electrical signals and manage electrical power within a vehicle. It has over 240 manufacturing, engineering and administrative locations in approximately 40 countries. It has automotive content on over 350 vehicle nameplates across the world.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Auto/Tires/Trucks
  • Industry: Auto Parts
  • Sub-Industry: Auto Parts & Equipment
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: LEA
  • CUSIP: 52186520
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $120.13
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $115.90
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $112.82
  • 52-Week Range: $93.54 - $127.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.61
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.54
  • P/E Growth: 0.77
  • Market Cap: $8.59B
  • Outstanding Shares: 71,527,000
  • Beta: 1.25
  • Net Margins: 5.14%
  • Return on Equity: 31.69%
  • Return on Assets: 9.91%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.61%
  • Current Ratio: 1.34%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.11%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.36)
Consensus Price Target: $128.25 (6.76% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/9/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
8/2/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$145.00 -> $153.00View Rating Details
8/1/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$125.00 -> $127.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$129.00 -> $130.00View Rating Details
6/21/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
5/3/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$107.00 -> $122.00View Rating Details
4/28/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$124.00 -> $136.00View Rating Details
3/3/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
1/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price TargetOutperform$134.00 -> $124.00View Rating Details
1/25/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$127.00 -> $134.00View Rating Details
12/3/2015SusquehannaReiterated RatingNeutral$95.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
5/23/2015Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$160.00View Rating Details
5/12/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$160.00View Rating Details
12/10/2014Northcoast ResearchInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2016Q216$3.32$3.66$4.86 billion$4.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$2.77$3.40$4.67 billion$4.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$2.87$3.20$4.72 billion$4.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2015Q315$2.37$2.56$4.42 billion$4.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2015Q215$2.48$2.82$4.69 billion$4.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2015Q115$2.19$2.28$4.54 billion$4.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2015Q414$2.07$2.27$4.51 billion$4.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2014Q314$1.89$1.93$4.28 billion$4.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2014Q214$1.96$2.12$4.43 billion$4.59 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q114$1.70$1.84$4.28 billion$4.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$1.59$1.55$4.05 billion$4.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$1.30$1.45$3.83 billion$3.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2013Q2 2013$1.34$1.62$3.87 billion$4.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$1.09$1.30$3.68 billion$3.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/1/2013Q4 2012$1.35$1.48$3.50 billion$3.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2012Q212$1.19$1.29$3.43 billion$3.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$1.29$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$1.20$1.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$1.09$1.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2011$1.22$0.95ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$1.28$1.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2011$1.15$1.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011$1.79$2.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $13.27 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $14.07 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$2.78$2.87$2.82
Q2 20163$3.04$3.37$3.21
Q3 20164$2.81$2.96$2.90
Q4 20164$3.22$3.39$3.29
Q1 20171$3.45$3.45$3.45
Q2 20171$3.63$3.63$3.63
Q3 20171$2.90$2.90$2.90
Q4 20171$3.46$3.46$3.46
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA)
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:1.00%
Dividend Growth:21.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:9.58% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
9.04% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
8.53% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.33%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 94.70%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/28/2016Conrad L Mallett JrDirectorSell100$100.99$10,099.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Jay K KunkelInsiderSell653$116.32$75,956.96View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Greg C SmithDirectorSell1,000$113.95$113,950.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016James L MurawskiCAOSell8,167$103.86$848,224.62View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Jay K KunkelInsiderSell5,088$103.86$528,439.68View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Jeffrey H VannesteCFOSell32,318$103.86$3,356,547.48View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Matthew SimonciniCEOSell123,162$103.86$12,791,605.32View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Shari L BurgessVPSell9,550$103.86$991,863.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Terrence B LarkinEVPSell44,349$103.86$4,606,087.14View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Thomas A DidonatoSVPSell26,964$103.86$2,800,481.04View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Thomas P. CapoDirectorSell2,532$126.48$320,247.36View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Donald L. RunkleDirectorSell5,206$124.38$647,522.28View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Greg C SmithDirectorSell1,000$114.35$114,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Terrence B LarkinEVPSell1,427$111.20$158,682.40View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015Kathleen LigockiDirectorBuy2,500$108.30$270,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Jeffrey H VannesteCFOSell20,451$108.32$2,215,252.32View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Matthew SimonciniCEOSell70,323$108.32$7,617,387.36View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Shari L BurgessVPSell6,514$108.32$705,596.48View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Terrence B LarkinEVPSell30,355$108.32$3,288,053.60View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Thomas A DidonatoSVPSell16,177$108.32$1,752,292.64View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Richard Harold BottDirectorBuy1,000$86.88$86,880.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Greg SmithDirectorSell1,000$84.32$84,320.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Jeffrey VannesteCFOSell4,000$82.20$328,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Richard Harold BottDirectorBuy1,000$81.14$81,140.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Frank OrsiniVPSell7,751$76.63$593,959.13View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Matthew SimonciniCEOSell31,478$76.63$2,412,159.14View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Terrence LarkinEVPSell16,700$76.63$1,279,721.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Mel StephensSVPSell15,778$82.50$1,301,685.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Raymond E ScottEVPSell3,586$60.89$218,351.54View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Frank C OrsiniVPSell1,350$61.19$82,606.50View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Terrence B LarkinEVPSell3,586$61.02$218,817.72View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Frank C OrsiniVPSell9,571$41.53$397,483.63View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Terrence B LarkinEVPSell28,329$41.53$1,176,503.37View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016

Last Updated on 9/29/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff