Lear Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:LEA)

About Lear Corporation

Lear Corporation 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: $142.37
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $139.80
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $125.31
  • 52-Week Range: $96.64 - $148.49
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.68
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.61
  • P/E Growth: 0.80
  • Market Cap: $9.88B
  • Outstanding Shares: 69,431,000
  • Beta: 1.27
  • Net Margins: 5.25%
  • Return on Equity: 32.21%
  • Return on Assets: 10.18%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.59%
  • Current Ratio: 1.35%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.11%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $133.56 (6.19% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/26/2017RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$157.00View Rating Details
1/12/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$134.00 -> $138.00View Rating Details
1/4/2017Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> Hold$140.00 -> $142.00View Rating Details
11/9/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$145.00 -> $115.00View Rating Details
10/27/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$121.00 -> $127.00View Rating Details
10/10/2016Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageNeutral$133.00View Rating Details
10/6/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$116.00 -> $107.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
8/2/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$145.00 -> $153.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutral$129.00 -> $130.00View Rating Details
3/3/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
1/29/2016Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$134.00 -> $124.00View Rating Details
1/25/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$127.00 -> $134.00View Rating Details
12/3/2015Susquehanna Bancshares IncReiterated RatingNeutral$95.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
5/12/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$160.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/26/2017Q416$3.44$3.80$4.74 billion$4.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$2.96$3.19$4.45 billion$4.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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 Corporation (NYSE:LEA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $15.57 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $16.54 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$2.91$2.96$2.93
Q4 20164$3.27$3.39$3.34
Q1 20173$3.62$3.99$3.81
Q2 20173$3.78$4.07$3.96
Q3 20173$3.36$3.53$3.46
Q4 20173$3.90$4.12$4.05
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA)
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:0.84%
Dividend Growth:20.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:9.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
7.71% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
7.26% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.33%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.32%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/17/2017Jay K KunkelInsiderSell6,347$142.70$905,716.90View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Jeffrey H VannesteCFOSell27,791$142.70$3,965,775.70View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Matthew SimonciniCEOSell96,980$142.71$13,840,015.80View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Shari L BurgessVPSell8,233$142.70$1,174,849.10View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Terrence B LarkinEVPSell31,084$142.70$4,435,686.80View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Thomas A DidonatoSVPSell17,374$142.70$2,479,269.80View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Terrence B LarkinEVPSell4,020$134.24$539,644.80View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Donald L RunkleDirectorSell3,900$132.22$515,658.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Thomas P CapoDirectorSell1,000$131.82$131,820.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2016Jonathan F FosterDirectorSell1,500$119.24$178,860.00View SEC Filing  
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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What is Lear Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Lear Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Thursday, March 23rd. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 1st. This is a boost from Lear Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30.

Where is Lear Corporation's stock going? Where will Lear Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

11 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Lear Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $107.00 to $157.00. On average, they anticipate Lear Corporation's stock price to reach $133.56 in the next twelve months.

When will Lear Corporation announce their earnings?

Lear Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 25th 2017.

Who owns Lear Corporation stock?

Lear Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include AQR Capital Management LLC (3.68%), State Street Corp (2.26%), Allianz Asset Management AG (1.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.12%), FMR LLC (1.11%) and Investec Asset Management LTD (0.79%). Company insiders that own Lear Corporation stock include Conrad L Mallett Jr, Donald L Runkle, Greg C Smith, James L Murawski, Jay K Kunkel, Jeffrey H Vanneste, Jonathan F Foster, Kathleen Ligocki, Matthew Simoncini, Shari L Burgess, Terrence B Larkin, Thomas A Didonato and Thomas P Capo.

Who sold Lear Corporation stock? Who is selling Lear Corporation stock?

Lear Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Capital Management LLC, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc., Allianz Asset Management AG, Eventide Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Federated Investors Inc. PA and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Lear Corporation stock in the last year include Conrad L Mallett Jr, Donald L Runkle, Greg C Smith, Jay K Kunkel, Jeffrey H Vanneste, Jonathan F Foster, Matthew Simoncini, Shari L Burgess, Terrence B Larkin, Thomas A Didonato and Thomas P Capo.

Who bought Lear Corporation stock? Who is buying Lear Corporation stock?

Lear Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK, AQR Capital Management LLC, Elkfork Partners LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, GLG Partners LP and Perennial Advisors LLC.

How do I buy Lear Corporation stock?

Shares of Lear Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Lear Corporation stock cost?

One share of Lear Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $142.37.

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA)

Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff