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Lear Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:LEA)

$121.05
-0.87 (-0.71 %)
(As of 11/19/2019 11:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$120.32
Now: $121.05
$122.42
50-Day Range
$107.23
MA: $119.82
$129.11
52-Week Range
$105.10
Now: $121.05
$160.00
Volume3,144 shs
Average Volume525,891 shs
Market Capitalization$7.32 billion
P/E Ratio6.64
Dividend Yield2.46%
Beta1.46
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…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment
SectorAuto/Tires/Trucks
CUSIP52186520
Phone248-447-1500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.15 billion
Cash Flow$26.14 per share
Book Value$67.95 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees81,400
Market Cap$7.32 billion
Next Earnings Date1/24/2020 (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, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 6th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share on Thursday, December 26th. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.48%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 5th. View Lear's Dividend History.

How will Lear's stock buyback program work?

Lear announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, February 7th 2019, which allows the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 15.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 25th. The auto parts company reported $3.54 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.14 by $0.40. The auto parts company earned $4.83 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.76 billion. Lear had a return on equity of 22.07% and a net margin of 4.21%. Lear's revenue was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $4.09 earnings per share. View Lear's Earnings History.

When is Lear's next earnings date?

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

What price target have analysts set for LEA?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Lear's stock. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $199.00. On average, they anticipate Lear's stock price to reach $149.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lear.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lear?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lear in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Lear.

Has Lear been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LEA stock has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lear earned a coverage optimism score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the auto parts company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Lear.

Are investors shorting Lear?

Lear saw a decline in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,110,000 shares, a decline of 9.8% from the September 30th total of 1,230,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 541,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.8% of the company's shares are sold short. 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), Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Lam Research (LRCX) 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.96%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (0.88%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.53%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.45%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.43%) and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.33%). 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 major investors are selling Lear stock?

LEA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Alberta Investment Management Corp, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Tower Research Capital LLC TRC , Empirical Finance LLC and Mackay Shields LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lear company stock in the last year include Shari L Burgess and Terrence B Larkin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lear.

Which major investors are buying Lear stock?

LEA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Paradice Investment Management LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Winmill & CO. Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Denali Advisors LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $121.12.

How big of a company is Lear?

Lear has a market capitalization of $7.32 billion and generates $21.15 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $1.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or $18.22 on an earnings per share basis. Lear employs 81,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Lear.

What is Lear's official website?

The official website for Lear is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lear (NYSE LEA)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  572 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  660 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,232
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 11/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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