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Lear Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.23 (-0.17 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $134.51
50-Day Range
MA: $120.15
52-Week Range
Now: $134.51
Volume478,000 shs
Average Volume616,022 shs
Market Capitalization$8.06 billion
P/E Ratio54.90
Dividend YieldN/A
Lear Corporation designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, assembles, and supplies automotive seating, and electrical distribution systems and related components for automotive original equipment manufacturers in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, South America, and internationally. Its Seating segment offers leather and fabric products, seat covers, recliner mechanisms, seat tracks and foams, seat structures and mechanisms, and headrests for automobiles and light trucks, compact cars, and sport utility vehicles. The company's E-Systems segment offers electrical distribution systems that route electrical signals and networks, and manage electrical power within the vehicle for various powertrains, such as traditional internal combustion engine architectures, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric architectures. This segment's products comprise wire harnesses, terminals and connectors, and junction boxes; and electronic control modules, such as body control modules, smart junction boxes, gateway modules, wireless receiver and transmitter technology, lighting control modules, audio domain controllers, amplifiers, and communication modules. It also provides electrification products comprising charging systems that include onboard charging modules and cord set charging equipment; battery electronics, which comprise battery disconnect units, cell monitoring supervisory systems, and integrated total battery control modules; and other power management modules, including converter and inverter systems. In addition, this segment offers cybersecurity software; advanced vehicle positioning for automated and autonomous driving applications; roadside modules that communicate real-time traffic information; and cellular protocols for vehicle connectivity, as well as Xevo Journeyware, a platform for the cloud, vehicles, and mobile devices; and connectivity products. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.49 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$19.81 billion
Cash Flow$23.98 per share
Book Value$74.43 per share


Net Income$753.60 million


Market Cap$8.06 billion
Next Earnings Date10/30/2020 (Confirmed)
-0.23 (-0.17 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Lear (NYSE:LEA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lear's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Lear's stock was trading at $95.88 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LEA shares have increased by 40.3% and is now trading at $134.51.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Lear?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lear in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Lear's next earnings date?

Lear is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 30th 2020.
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How can I listen to Lear's earnings call?

Lear will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, October 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 4th. The auto parts company reported ($4.14) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($4.98) by $0.84. The auto parts company earned $2.44 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.18 billion. Lear had a return on equity of 5.95% and a net margin of 0.75%. The business's revenue was down 51.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $3.78 earnings per share.
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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 paid a dividend of $0.77 per share on Wednesday, March 18th. This represents a $3.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 27th. This is a boost from Lear's previous quarterly dividend of $0.75.
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How will Lear's stock buyback program work?

Lear declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, February 7th 2019, which allows the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 15.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for LEA?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Lear's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $149.00. On average, they expect Lear's stock price to reach $122.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.2%.
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Are investors shorting Lear?

Lear saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 754,800 shares, a decrease of 23.0% from the September 15th total of 980,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 488,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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), Home Depot (HD), The Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Lam Research (LRCX), Micron Technology (MU) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

Who are Lear's key executives?

Lear's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Raymond E. Scott Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $2.74M)
  • Mr. Jason M. Cardew, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $1.01M)
  • Mr. Thomas A. DiDonato, Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 61, Pay $1.22M)
  • Mr. Frank C. Orsini, Exec. VP & Pres of Seating (Age 47, Pay $1.5M)
  • Mr. Carl A. Esposito, Sr. VP & Pres of E-Systems Division (Age 52, Pay $634.38k)
  • Ms. Amy A. Doyle, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. John P. Absmeier, Chief Technology Officer (Age 45)
  • Ms. Alicia J. Davis, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Investor Relations (Age 49)
  • Mr. Harry Albert Kemp, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 44)
  • Mr. Dave Mullin, VP of Sales & Marketing

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 shareholders include LSV Asset Management (2.90%), Greenhaven Associates Inc. (0.86%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.86%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.24%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.21%) and Eagle Global Advisors LLC (0.12%). Company insiders that own Lear stock include Conrad L Mallett, Jr, Richard Harold Bott, Shari L Burgess and Terrence B Larkin.
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Which institutional investors are selling Lear stock?

LEA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Scout Investments Inc., Exane Derivatives, Exane Derivatives, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, and Denali Advisors LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Lear stock?

LEA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Greenhaven Associates Inc., First American Trust FSB, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Legato Capital Management LLC, Rothschild Investment Corp IL, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC.
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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 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 $134.51.

How big of a company is Lear?

Lear has a market capitalization of $8.06 billion and generates $19.81 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $753.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $13.99 on an earnings per share basis. Lear employs 81,500 workers across the globe.

What is Lear's official website?

The official website for Lear is 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.

This page was last updated on 10/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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