Lear Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.95 (-1.26 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume1.41 million shs
Average Volume414,031 shs
Market Capitalization$9.14 billion
P/E Ratio12.27
Dividend Yield1.29%
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About Lear

Lear Corp. engages in the design, manufacture and supply of automotive seat, electrical distribution systems and electronic modules, as well as related sub-systems, components, and software. It operates through the following segments: Seating and E-Systems. The Seating segment consists of the design, engineering, just-in-time assembly and delivery of complete seat systems, as well as the manufacture of all major seat components, including seat covers and surface materials such as leather and fabric, seat structures and mechanisms, seat foam and headrests. The E-System segment consists of the design, development, engineering and manufacture of electrical distribution systems, as well as electronic control modules, electrification products, connectivity products and software solutions for the cloud, vehicles and mobile devices. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Southfield, MI.


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3.40 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

1st out of 123 stocks

Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Industry

1st out of 48 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 4.4 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Lear (NYSE:LEA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Lear a buy right now?

16 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lear in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Lear stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Lear?

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Are investors shorting Lear?

Lear saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 748,100 shares, a decrease of 16.3% from the July 29th total of 893,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 364,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Lear's next earnings date?

Lear is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 29th 2021.
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How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 5th. The auto parts company reported $2.45 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.47 by $0.02. The auto parts company earned $4.76 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.82 billion. Lear had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.71% and a net margin of 3.73%. The firm's revenue was up 94.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($4.14) EPS.
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How has Lear's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Lear's stock was trading at $95.88 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LEA shares have increased by 59.6% and is now trading at $153.05.
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How often does Lear pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lear?

Lear announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Tuesday, September 21st. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 1st. This is a boost from Lear's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25.
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Is Lear a good dividend stock?

Lear pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.29%. The dividend payout ratio of Lear is 37.52%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Lear will have a dividend payout ratio of 11.04% next year. This indicates that Lear will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Lear issued on next quarter's earnings?

Lear updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Friday, September, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $19.70 billion-$20.50 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $20.72 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LEA?

16 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Lear's stock. Their forecasts range from $145.00 to $228.00. On average, they expect Lear's share price to reach $197.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Lear's key executives?

Lear's management team includes the following people:
  • Raymond E. Scott, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Scott H. French, Vice President-Global Operational Excellence
  • Jason M. Cardew, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • John P. Absmeier, Chief Technology Officer
  • Frank C. Orsini, Executive Vice President & President-Seating

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Home Depot (HD), The 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."

Who are Lear's major shareholders?

Lear's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.67%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.06%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (8.02%), FMR LLC (6.89%), State Street Corp (3.98%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.43%). Company insiders that own Lear stock include Conrad L Mallett, Jr, Jonathan F Foster, Raymond E Scott and Thomas A Didonato.
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Which major investors are selling Lear stock?

LEA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Greenhaven Associates Inc., Ninety One UK Ltd, American Century Companies Inc., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Lear company stock in the last year include Jonathan F Foster, Raymond E Scott, and Thomas A Didonato.
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Which major investors are buying Lear stock?

LEA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Atlantic Investment Management Inc., Pzena Investment Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Ardevora Asset Management LLP, and SG Americas Securities LLC.
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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 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 $153.05.

How much money does Lear make?

Lear has a market capitalization of $9.14 billion and generates $17.05 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $158.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.33 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Lear have?

Lear employs 174,600 workers across the globe.

Does Lear have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Lear: AccuMED Corp., AccuMED Holdings Corp., Arada Systems, Autotech Fund II L.P.(Delaware) (5.56%, Beijing BAI Lear Automotive Systems Co. Ltd., Beijing BHAP Lear Automotive Systems Co. Ltd.(China) (50%, Beijing Lear Dymos Automotive Systems Co. Ltd., CelLink Corporation, Changchun Lear FAWSN Automotive Electrical and Electronics Co. Ltd., Changchun Lear FAWSN Automotive Seat Systems Co. Ltd., Chihuahua Electrical Wiring Systems S. de R.L. de C.V., China New Trend Group Co. Ltd, Consorcio Industrial Mexicano de Autopartes S. de R.L. de C.V., Cordelia Autoparts Sweden AB, Dunlop Cox Limited, Durango Automotive Wiring Systems S. de R.L. de C.V., EXO Technologies Ltd., Eagle Ottawa (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Eagle Ottawa China Ltd., Eagle Ottawa Fonseca S.A., Eagle Ottawa Foreign Holdings ApS, Eagle Ottawa Holdings Ltd., Eagle Ottawa Hungary Kft., Eagle Ottawa LLC, Eagle Ottawa North America LLC, Eagle Ottawa Warrington Ltd., Evolved by Nature Inc., Foshan Lear FAWSN Automotive Systems Co. Ltd., Grote & Hartmann, Guangzhou Lear Automotive Components Co. Ltd, Guilford Europe Limited, Guilford Europe Pension Trustees Limited, Guilford Mills, Guilford Mills Europe Limited, Guilford Mills Limited, HB Polymer Company LLC, Honduras Electrical Distribution Systems S. de R.L. de C.V., Hyundai Transys Lear Automotive India Private Limited, Industrias Cousin Freres S.L., Industrias Lear de Argentina SrL, Insys - Interior Systems SA, Jiangxi Jiangling Lear Interior Systems Co. Ltd., Kyungshin-Lear Sales and Engineering LLC, Lear (China) Holding Limited, Lear (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l., Lear (Shanghai) Auto Parts Technology Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Lear Automotive (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive EEDS Honduras S.A., Lear Automotive Electronics and Electrical Products (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Fabrics (Rui’An) Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive India Private Limited, Lear Automotive Interior Materials (Yangzhou) Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Manufacturing L.L.C., Lear Automotive Metals (Wuhan) Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Morocco SAS, Lear Automotive Operations Netherlands B.V., Lear Automotive Services (Netherlands) B.V., Lear Automotive Systems (Changshu) Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Systems (Chongqing) Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Systems (Shenyang) Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Systems (Yangzhou) Co. Ltd., Lear Canada, Lear Canada Holding S.a.r.l., Lear Canada Investments ULC, Lear Chang’an (Chongqing) Automotive System Co. Ltd., Lear Chang’an (Hangzhou) Automotive Seating Co. Ltd., Lear China Engineering LLC, Lear Corporation (Mauritius) Limited, Lear Corporation (Nottingham) Limited, Lear Corporation (UK) Limited, Lear Corporation (Vietnam) Limited, Lear Corporation Ara S.L., Lear Corporation Ardasa S.L., Lear Corporation Asientos S.L., Lear Corporation Belgium CVA, Lear Corporation Beteiligungs GmbH, Lear Corporation Canada ULC, Lear Corporation Changchun Automotive Interior Systems Co. Ltd., Lear Corporation China Ltd., Lear Corporation Czech Republic s.r.o., Lear Corporation Engineering (UK) Limited, Lear Corporation Engineering Belgium B.V.B.A., Lear Corporation Engineering Czech Republic s.r.o., Lear Corporation Engineering GmbH, Lear Corporation Engineering Hungary Kft., Lear Corporation Engineering II GmbH, Lear Corporation Engineering Italy S.r.l., Lear Corporation Engineering Morocco S.a.r.l., Lear Corporation Engineering Poland Sp. z.o.o., Lear Corporation Engineering Slovakia s.r.o., Lear Corporation d.o.o. Novi Sad, and United Technologies Automotive.

When was Lear founded?

Lear was founded in 1917.

What is Lear's official website?

The official website for Lear is www.lear.com.

Where are Lear's headquarters?

Lear is headquartered at 21557 TELEGRAPH ROAD, SOUTHFIELD MI, 48033.

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.

This page was last updated on 9/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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