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NYSE:LEA - Lear Stock Price, Forecast & News

$122.76
-2.63 (-2.10 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$122.19
Now: $122.76
$125.23
50-Day Range
$120.77
MA: $132.54
$140.66
52-Week Range
$105.10
Now: $122.76
$159.55
Volume324,944 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio9.64
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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. Read More…

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Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment
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CUSIP52186520
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Miscellaneous

Employees81,500
Next Earnings Date4/24/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Lear (NYSE:LEA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lear's stock symbol?

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

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

Lear declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 6th. Stockholders 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 2.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 27th. This is a positive change from Lear's previous quarterly dividend of $0.75. View Lear's Dividend History.

How will Lear's stock buyback program work?

Lear declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, February 7th 2019, which permits the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 15.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 28th. The auto parts company reported $2.64 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.00 by $0.64. The auto parts company had revenue of $4.82 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.47 billion. Lear's revenue was down 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $4.05 EPS. View Lear's Earnings History.

When is Lear's next earnings date?

Lear is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 24th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Lear.

What guidance has Lear issued on next quarter's earnings?

Lear issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 28th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $19.4-20.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $19.93 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LEA?

14 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Lear's stock. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $190.00. On average, they expect Lear's stock price to reach $147.08 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lear.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lear?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lear in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Lear.

Has Lear been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LEA stock has been trending negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lear earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the auto parts company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Lear.

Are investors shorting Lear?

Lear saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,250,000 shares, a decrease of 12.8% from the January 15th total of 2,580,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 731,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Approximately 3.7% of the company's shares are short sold. View Lear's Current Options Chain.

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), Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Lam Research (LRCX), Netflix (NFLX) and Broadcom (AVGO).

Who are Lear's key executives?

Lear's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Lear's major shareholders?

Lear's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pzena Investment Management LLC (7.53%), FMR LLC (5.93%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (5.20%), State Street Corp (4.12%), LSV Asset Management (3.47%) and Boston Partners (2.09%). Company insiders that own Lear stock include Conrad L Mallett, Jr, Donald L Runkle, Frank C Orsini, Jay K Kunkel, Jeffrey H Vanneste, Jonathan F Foster, Matthew Simoncini, Mel Stephens, Raymond E Scott, Richard Harold Bott, Shari L Burgess, Terrence B Larkin and Thomas A Didonato. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lear.

Which institutional investors are selling Lear stock?

LEA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, PGGM Investments, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of Montreal Can, LSV Asset Management and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lear.

Which institutional investors are buying Lear stock?

LEA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Pzena Investment Management LLC, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Scout Investments Inc. and AQR Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lear.

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 $122.76.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lear (NYSE LEA)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  594 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  707 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  1,301
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lear and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LEA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LEA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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