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

$118.67
-2.11 (-1.75 %)
(As of 10/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$118.07
Now: $118.67
$120.98
50-Day Range
$107.01
MA: $116.79
$127.76
52-Week Range
$105.10
Now: $118.67
$160.00
Volume223,746 shs
Average Volume644,188 shs
Market Capitalization$7.24 billion
P/E Ratio6.51
Dividend Yield2.48%
Beta1.48
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$26.55 per share
Book Value$67.95 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees81,400
Market Cap$7.24 billion
Next Earnings Date10/25/2019 (Confirmed)
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 Wednesday, August 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 29th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share on Tuesday, September 17th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 28th. View Lear's Dividend History.

How will Lear's stock buyback program work?

Lear declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, February 7th 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 15.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) posted its earnings results on Friday, July, 26th. The auto parts company reported $3.78 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $3.82 by $0.04. The auto parts company earned $5.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.03 billion. Lear had a return on equity of 23.18% and a net margin of 4.38%. Lear's revenue for the quarter was down 10.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $4.95 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, October 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lear.

How can I listen to Lear's earnings call?

Lear will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, October 25th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Lear issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $19.8-20.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $20.38 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LEA?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Lear's stock. Their predictions range from $105.00 to $199.00. On average, they anticipate Lear's share price to reach $149.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.0% 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 9 hold ratings and 7 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 articles about LEA stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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 positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lear earned a media sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the auto parts company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact 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 September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,080,000 shares, a decrease of 15.6% from the August 30th total of 1,280,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 584,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Boeing (BA), 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.45%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.33%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.29%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.11%), Exane Derivatives (0.05%) and Northwest Bancshares Inc. (0.04%). 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 Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Northpointe Capital LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Optimum Investment Advisors and NEXT Financial Group Inc. Company insiders that have sold Lear company stock in the last year include Richard Harold Bott, Shari L Burgess and Terrence B Larkin. 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 Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Winmill & CO. Inc., Denali Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, North Star Investment Management Corp., Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Northwest Bancshares Inc. and Exane Derivatives. 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 $118.67.

How big of a company is Lear?

Lear has a market capitalization of $7.24 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:  568 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  647 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,215
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 10/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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