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NYSE:LEA - Lear Stock Price, Forecast & News

$124.49
+3.85 (+3.19 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 01:58 PM ET)
Today's Range
$122.08
Now: $124.49
$125.05
50-Day Range
$116.86
MA: $122.14
$129.11
52-Week Range
$105.10
Now: $124.49
$160.00
Volume675,800 shs
Average Volume464,399 shs
Market Capitalization$7.53 billion
P/E Ratio6.83
Dividend Yield2.49%
Beta1.45
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$27.18 per share
Book Value$67.95 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees81,400
Market Cap$7.53 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Thursday, December 26th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, February 7th 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 15.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 25th. The auto parts company reported $3.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the 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%. The firm's revenue was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company 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?

15 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Lear's stock. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $199.00. On average, they anticipate Lear's stock price to reach $148.08 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lear.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lear?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lear in the last year. There are currently 10 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?

Media coverage about LEA stock has been trending extremely positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lear earned a news impact score of 5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the auto parts company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news 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 drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,110,000 shares, a drop of 9.8% from the October 31st total of 1,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 541,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.8% of the company's stock 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), 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.96%), State Street Corp (2.68%), Boston Partners (1.98%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (0.88%), Millennium Management LLC (0.62%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.53%). 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 Boston Partners, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Voya Investment Management LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Alberta Investment Management Corp, Fairpointe Capital LLC and State Street Corp. 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 institutional investors are buying Lear stock?

LEA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Paradice Investment Management LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, J.P. Marvel Investment Advisors LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC and Man Group plc. 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 $124.49.

How big of a company is Lear?

Lear has a market capitalization of $7.53 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:  577 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  668 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,245
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 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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