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NYSE:LEA

Lear (LEA) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$129.86
-2.88 (-2.17%)
(As of 01:39 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$129.81
$132.04
50-Day Range
$132.26
$155.60
52-Week Range
$114.67
$157.90
Volume
113,906 shs
Average Volume
581,235 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.63 billion
P/E Ratio
14.82
Dividend Yield
2.37%
Price Target
$161.45

Lear MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.45 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
22.6% Upside
$159.45 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.05% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.29
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.42mentions of Lear in the last 14 days
Based on 20 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.93 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
37.87%
From $11.83 to $16.31 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.00 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

7th out of 96 stocks

Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Industry

7th out of 33 stocks


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About Lear (NYSE:LEA) Stock

Lear Corporation designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, assembles, and supplies automotive seating, and electrical distribution systems and related components for automotive original equipment manufacturers in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and South America. Its Seating segment offers seat systems, seat subsystems, keyseat components, seat trim covers, seat mechanisms, seat foams, and headrests, as well as surface materials, such as leather and fabric for automobiles and light trucks, compact cars, pick-up trucks, and sport utility vehicles. The company's E-Systems segment provides electrical distribution and connection systems that route electrical signals and networks; and manage electrical power within the vehicle for various powertrains. This segment's products comprise wire harnesses, terminals and connectors, engineered components, and junction boxes; electronic system products, including body domain control modules, smart and passive junction boxes, gateway and communication modules, integrated power modules, and high voltage switching and power control systems. It also offers software and connected services comprising Xevo Market, an in-vehicle commerce and service platform; and software and services for the cloud, vehicles, and mobile devices. In addition, this segment provides cybersecurity software; advanced vehicle positioning for automated and autonomous driving applications; and short-range communication and cellular protocols for vehicle connectivity. It offers its products and services under the XEVO, GUILFORD, EAGLE OTTAWA, ConfigurE+, INTUTM, LEAR CONNEXUSTM, EXO, JOURNEYWARE, ProTec, SMART JUNCTION BOX, STRUCSURE, AVENTINO, and TeXstyle brands. Lear Corporation was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan.

LEA Price History

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LEA Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/01/2023
Ex-Dividend for 9/19 Dividend
8/30/2023
Dividend Payable
9/19/2023
Today
10/03/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/07/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-Industry
Auto Parts & Equipment
CUSIP
52186520
Employees
168,700
Year Founded
1917

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$161.45
High Stock Price Forecast
$188.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$135.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+21.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.45
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$327.70 million
Pretax Margin
3.30%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$20.89 billion
Cash Flow
$18.38 per share
Book Value
$81.72 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
58,306,000
Market Cap
$7.80 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.59

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Raymond E. Scott Jr.Mr. Raymond E. Scott Jr. (Age 58)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $4.26M
  • Mr. Jason M. CardewMr. Jason M. Cardew (Age 52)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.15M
  • Mr. Frank C. OrsiniMr. Frank C. Orsini (Age 50)
    Exec. VP & Pres of Seating
    Comp: $2.12M
  • Mr. Thomas A. DiDonatoMr. Thomas A. DiDonato (Age 64)
    Advisor
    Comp: $1.83M
  • Mr. Carl A. EspositoMr. Carl A. Esposito (Age 55)
    Sr. VP & Pres of E-Systems Division
    Comp: $1.57M
  • Ms. Amy A. Doyle (Age 55)
    VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Harry Albert Kemp (Age 47)
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Admin. Officer
  • Ed Lowenfeld
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Katya Pruett
    VP of Global Marketing & Communications
  • Ms. Rashida Thomas
    Chief Diversity Officer & Director of Talent Management













LEA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Lear stock right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lear in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" LEA shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LEA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Lear's stock price forecast for 2023?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Lear's stock. Their LEA share price forecasts range from $135.00 to $188.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $161.45 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have LEA shares performed in 2023?

Lear's stock was trading at $124.02 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, LEA stock has increased by 7.0% and is now trading at $132.69.
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Are investors shorting Lear?

Lear saw a decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,200,000 shares, a decline of 14.3% from the August 31st total of 1,400,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 535,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Lear's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 7th 2023.
View our LEA earnings forecast
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How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 1st. The auto parts company reported $3.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $3.21 by $0.12. The auto parts company earned $6 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.89 billion. Lear had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.84% and a net margin of 2.32%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 18.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.79 earnings per share.

How often does Lear pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lear?

Lear announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $0.77 per share on Tuesday, September 19th. This represents a $3.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 30th.
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Is Lear a good dividend stock?

Lear (NYSE:LEA) pays an annual dividend of $3.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.30%. The dividend payout ratio is 35.16%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LEA will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.88% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for LEA.

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Lam Research (LRCX), Micron Technology (MU) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

What is Lear's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Lear?

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

One share of LEA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $132.69.

How much money does Lear make?

Lear (NYSE:LEA) has a market capitalization of $7.80 billion and generates $20.89 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $327.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.76 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Lear have?

The company employs 168,700 workers across the globe.

Does Lear have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Lear: A.W. Chapman Belgium NV, A.W. Chapman Ltd., AccuMED Corp., AccuMED Holdings Corp., Arada Systems, Automotive Industries Holding Inc., Beijing BAI Lear Automotive Systems Co. Ltd., Beijing BHAP Lear Automotive Systems Co. Ltd., Borealis Industrier, Changchun Lear FAWSN Automotive Electrical Co. Ltd., Consorcio Industrial Mexicano de Autopartes S. de R.L. de C.V., Cordelia Autoparts Sweden AB, Dunlop Cox Limited, EXO Technologies, EXO Technologies Ltd., Eagle Ottawa (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Eagle Ottawa China Ltd., Eagle Ottawa Fonseca S.A., Eagle Ottawa Foreign Holdings ApS, Eagle Ottawa Hungary Kft., Eagle Ottawa LLC, Eagle Ottawa North America LLC, Gill Industries of Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Gill Management Queretaro S. de R.L. de C.V., Gill Management of Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Gill Queretaro S. de R.L. de C.V., Grote & Hartmann, Grupo Antolin's, Gruppo Pianfei S.r.L., Guangzhou Lear Automotive Components Co. Ltd, Guilford Europe Limited, Guilford Europe Pension Trustees Limited, Guilford Mills, Industrias Lear de Argentina SrL, Jiangxi Jiangling Lear Interior Systems Co. Ltd., Lear (Shanghai) Auto Parts Technology Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive EEDS Honduras S.A., Lear Automotive Electronics and Electrical Products Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Fabrics Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive India Private Limited, Lear Automotive Interior Materials Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Manufacturing L.L.C., Lear Automotive Metals Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Morocco SAS, Lear Automotive Operations Netherlands B.V., Lear Automotive Sdn. Bhd., Lear Automotive Services B.V., Lear Automotive Systems Co. Ltd., Lear Canada Holding S.a.r.l., Lear Chang’an Automotive Seating Co. Ltd., Lear Chang’an Automotive System Co. Ltd., Lear China Engineering LLC, Lear Corporation Ara S.L., Lear Corporation Ardasa S.L., Lear Corporation Asientos S.L., Lear Corporation Belgium B.V., Lear Corporation Beteiligungs GmbH, Lear Corporation Canada ULC, Lear Corporation Changchun Automotive Interior Systems Co. 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How can I contact Lear?

Lear's mailing address is 21557 TELEGRAPH ROAD, SOUTHFIELD MI, 48033. The official website for the company is www.lear.com. The auto parts company can be reached via phone at (248) 447-1500 or via fax at 302-655-5049.

This page (NYSE:LEA) was last updated on 10/3/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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