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

$121.23
-0.47 (-0.39 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 01:50 PM ET)
Today's Range
$120.48
Now: $121.23
$122.65
50-Day Range
$107.01
MA: $116.30
$127.76
52-Week Range
$105.10
Now: $121.23
$160.00
Volume16,894 shs
Average Volume484,173 shs
Market Capitalization$7.40 billion
P/E Ratio6.65
Dividend Yield2.56%
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$27.24 per share
Book Value$67.95 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees81,400
Market Cap$7.40 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 7th. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.48%. 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, February 7th 2019, which permits the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 15.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 26th. The auto parts company reported $3.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.82 by $0.04. The auto parts company earned $5.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.03 billion. Lear had a net margin of 4.38% and a return on equity of 23.18%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 10.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm 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 updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS 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 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Lear's shares. Their predictions range from $105.00 to $199.00. On average, they expect Lear's share price to reach $149.57 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.4% 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?

Media headlines about LEA stock have been trending very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing 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 media sentiment score of -3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories 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 September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,080,000 shares, a drop of 15.6% from the August 30th total of 1,280,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading 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 Scout Investments Inc. (0.29%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.11%), Exane Derivatives (0.05%), Northwest Bancshares Inc. (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.03%). 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 Cerebellum GP LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC and Hennessy Advisors 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 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., Exane Derivatives and Cerebellum GP LLC. 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 $121.17.

How big of a company is Lear?

Lear has a market capitalization of $7.40 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 or via email at 0.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lear (NYSE LEA)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  568 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  645 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,213
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 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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