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NYSE:LEA

Lear - LEA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$131.05
-3.96 (-2.93%)
(As of 12/7/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$130.94
$134.45
50-Day Range
$119.69
$150.07
52-Week Range
$114.67
$195.43
Volume
356,691 shs
Average Volume
464,780 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.75 billion
P/E Ratio
33.95
Dividend Yield
2.28%
Price Target
$157.54

Lear MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.30 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
20.2% Upside
$157.54 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.56% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.51
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.75mentions of Lear in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$6.04 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
54.92%
From $8.43 to $13.06 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.96 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

4th out of 102 stocks

Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Industry

4th out of 34 stocks

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About Lear (NYSE:LEA) Stock

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, and South America. Its Seating segment offers seat systems, seat subsystems, keyseat components, seat trim covers, seat mechanisms, seat foams, and headrests, as well as surface materials, such as leather and fabric for automobiles and light trucks, compact cars, pick-up trucks, and sport utility vehicles. The company's E-Systems segment provides electrical distribution and connection systems that route electrical signals and networks; and manage electrical power within the vehicle for various powertrains. This segment's products comprise wire harnesses, terminals and connectors, engineered components, and junction boxes; electronic system products, including body domain control modules, smart and passive junction boxes, gateway and communication modules, integrated power modules, and high voltage switching and power control systems. It also offers software and connected services comprising Xevo Market, an in-vehicle commerce and service platform; and software and services for the cloud, vehicles, and mobile devices. In addition, this segment provides cybersecurity software; advanced vehicle positioning for automated and autonomous driving applications; and short-range communication and cellular protocols for vehicle connectivity. It offers its products and services under the XEVO, GUILFORD, EAGLE OTTAWA, ConfigurE+, INTUTM, LEAR CONNEXUSTM, EXO, JOURNEYWARE, ProTec, SMART JUNCTION BOX, STRUCSURE, AVENTINO, and TeXstyle brands. Lear Corporation was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan.

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LEA Stock News Headlines

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) CEO Sells $69,225.00 in Stock
Lear Co. (LEA) To Go Ex-Dividend on December 6th
Learning From The Last Financial Crisis
Lear (NYSE:LEA) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.77
Lear Acquires Industry 4.0 Specialist InTouch Automation
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LEA Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 9/20 Dividend
8/31/2022
Dividend Payable
9/20/2022
Last Earnings
11/01/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/27 Dividend
12/06/2022
Today
12/08/2022
Dividend Payable
12/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/14/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-Industry
Auto Parts & Equipment
CUSIP
52186520
Employees
160,100
Year Founded
1917

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$157.54
High Stock Price Forecast
$206.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$132.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+20.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.30
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$373.90 million
Pretax Margin
1.95%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$19.26 billion
Cash Flow
$17.15 per share
Book Value
$80.65 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
58,710,000
Market Cap
$7.75 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.49

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Raymond E. Scott Jr.Mr. Raymond E. Scott Jr. (Age 57)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.57M
  • Mr. Jason M. Cardew (Age 51)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.78M
  • Mr. Thomas A. DiDonatoMr. Thomas A. DiDonato (Age 63)
    Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer
    Comp: $1.6M
  • Mr. Frank C. Orsini (Age 49)
    Exec. VP & Pres of Seating
    Comp: $1.83M
  • Mr. Carl A. Esposito (Age 54)
    Sr. VP & Pres of E-Systems Division
    Comp: $1.36M
  • Ms. Amy A. Doyle (Age 54)
    VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ed Lowenfeld
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Harry Albert Kemp (Age 46)
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & ESG Lead
  • Mr. Dave Mullin
    VP of Sales & Marketing
  • Ms. Rashida Thomas
    Chief Diversity Officer & Director of Talent Management













LEA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Lear stock right now?

10 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lear in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" LEA shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LEA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Lear's stock price forecast for 2023?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Lear's stock. Their LEA share price forecasts range from $132.00 to $206.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $157.54 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have LEA shares performed in 2022?

Lear's stock was trading at $182.95 at the start of the year. Since then, LEA stock has decreased by 28.4% and is now trading at $131.05.
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Are investors shorting Lear?

Lear saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,550,000 shares, a decrease of 15.8% from the October 15th total of 1,840,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 579,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 days. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Lear's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 14th 2023.
View our LEA earnings forecast
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How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 1st. The auto parts company reported $2.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.14 by $0.19. The auto parts company earned $5.24 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.13 billion. Lear had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.21% and a net margin of 1.14%.

How often does Lear pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lear?

Lear announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.77 per share on Tuesday, December 27th. This represents a $3.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.35%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 6th.
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Is Lear a good dividend stock?

Lear (NYSE:LEA) pays an annual dividend of $3.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.28%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 79.79%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, LEA will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.58% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for LEA.

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

Lear updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $20.55 billion-$21.05 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $20.71 billion.

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), 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. (14.27%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (11.61%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.55%), State Street Corp (3.98%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.56%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (3.30%). Insiders that own company stock include Alicia J Davis, Conrad L Mallett, Jr, Frank C Orsini, Greg C Smith, Jason M Cardew, Jonathan F Foster, Marianne Vidershain, Raymond E Scott, Thomas A Didonato and Thomas A Didonato.
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How do I buy shares of Lear?

Shares of LEA stock 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 $131.05.

How much money does Lear make?

Lear (NYSE:LEA) has a market capitalization of $7.75 billion and generates $19.26 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $373.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.86 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Lear have?

The company employs 160,100 workers across the globe.

Does Lear have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Lear: A.W. Chapman Belgium NV, A.W. Chapman Ltd., AccuMED Corp., AccuMED Holdings Corp., Arada Systems, Automotive Industries Holding Inc., Beijing BAI Lear Automotive Systems Co. Ltd., Beijing BHAP Lear Automotive Systems Co. Ltd., Borealis Industrier, Changchun Lear FAWSN Automotive Electrical Co. Ltd., Consorcio Industrial Mexicano de Autopartes S. de R.L. de C.V., Cordelia Autoparts Sweden AB, Dunlop Cox Limited, EXO Technologies, EXO Technologies Ltd., Eagle Ottawa (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Eagle Ottawa China Ltd., Eagle Ottawa Fonseca S.A., Eagle Ottawa Foreign Holdings ApS, Eagle Ottawa Hungary Kft., Eagle Ottawa LLC, Eagle Ottawa North America LLC, Gill Industries of Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Gill Management Queretaro S. de R.L. de C.V., Gill Management of Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Gill Queretaro S. de R.L. de C.V., Grote & Hartmann, Grupo Antolin's, Gruppo Pianfei S.r.L., Guangzhou Lear Automotive Components Co. Ltd, Guilford Europe Limited, Guilford Europe Pension Trustees Limited, Guilford Mills, Industrias Lear de Argentina SrL, Jiangxi Jiangling Lear Interior Systems Co. Ltd., Lear (Shanghai) Auto Parts Technology Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive EEDS Honduras S.A., Lear Automotive Electronics and Electrical Products Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Fabrics Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive India Private Limited, Lear Automotive Interior Materials Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Manufacturing L.L.C., Lear Automotive Metals Co. Ltd., Lear Automotive Morocco SAS, Lear Automotive Operations Netherlands B.V., Lear Automotive Sdn. Bhd., Lear Automotive Services B.V., Lear Automotive Systems Co. Ltd., Lear Canada Holding S.a.r.l., Lear Chang’an Automotive Seating Co. Ltd., Lear Chang’an Automotive System Co. Ltd., Lear China Engineering LLC, Lear Corporation Ara S.L., Lear Corporation Ardasa S.L., Lear Corporation Asientos S.L., Lear Corporation Belgium B.V., 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 Belgium B.V., Lear Corporation Engineering Czech Republic s.r.o., Lear Corporation Engineering GmbH, Lear Corporation Engineering Hungary Kft., Lear Corporation Engineering Italy S.r.l., Lear Corporation Engineering Limited, 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 Engineering Spain S.L., Lear Corporation France SAS, Lear Corporation GmbH, Lear Corporation Gothenburg AB, Lear Corporation Holding Spain S.L., Lear Corporation Ingenierie S.A.S., Lear Corporation Italia S.r.l., Lear Corporation Japan K.K., Lear Corporation Jarny S.A.S., Lear Corporation Limited, Lear Corporation Loire S.A.S., Lear Corporation Macedonia DOOEL Tetovo, Lear Corporation Martorell S.L., Lear Corporation Meknes S.a.r.l. 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Ltd., Lear Sewing Ltd., Lear UK Acquisition Limited, Lear do Brasil Industria e Comercio de Interiores Automotivos Ltda., M and N Plastics Inc., M&N Plastics, Mezed Inversiones S.r.l., PT Lear Automotive Indonesia, PT Lear Corporation Indonesia, Shanghai Lear Automotive Parts Co. Ltd., Shanghai Lear Automotive Systems Co. Ltd., Shenyang Jinbei Lear Auto Parts Co. Ltd., Shenyang Lear Jinbei Automotive Systems Co. Ltd., Strapazzini Resine S.r.L., Tacle Seating UK Limited, Tianjin FAWSN Lear Automotive Electrical & Electronics Co. Ltd., United Technologies Automotive, Wuhan Lear-DFM Auto Electric Company Limited, Xevo Inc., Xevo Inc., Xevo Japan LLC, Xevo K.K., and Yangzhou Lear Hulane Automotive Parts Trading Co. Ltd..
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How can I contact Lear?

Lear's mailing address is 21557 TELEGRAPH ROAD, SOUTHFIELD MI, 48033. The official website for the company is www.lear.com. The auto parts company can be reached via phone at (248) 447-1500 or via fax at 302-655-5049.

This page (NYSE:LEA) was last updated on 12/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff