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NYSE:LEA

Lear - LEA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$139.99
-0.51 (-0.36%)
(As of 01/30/2023 11:59 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$137.80
$140.05
50-Day Range
$120.98
$144.76
52-Week Range
$114.67
$176.80
Volume
224,782 shs
Average Volume
439,978 shs
Market Capitalization
$8.27 billion
P/E Ratio
36.27
Dividend Yield
2.19%
Price Target
$155.00

Lear MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.27 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
11.1% Upside
$155.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.78% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.55
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.37mentions of Lear in the last 14 days
Based on 17 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.22 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
45.84%
From $8.42 to $12.28 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.79 out of 5 stars

Auto/Tires/Trucks Sector

5th out of 99 stocks

Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Industry

5th out of 34 stocks


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About Lear (NYSE:LEA) Stock

Lear Corp. engages in the design, manufacture and supply of automotive seats, 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 engages in 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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LEA Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/01/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/27 Dividend
12/06/2022
Dividend Payable
12/27/2022
Today
1/30/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/02/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

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
$155.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$196.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$132.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+10.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.27
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$373.90 million
Pretax Margin
1.95%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$19.26 billion
Cash Flow
$17.61 per share
Book Value
$80.65 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
58,710,000
Market Cap
$8.27 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.50

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Key Executives

  • Raymond E. ScottRaymond E. Scott
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Jason M. Cardew
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Frank C. Orsini
    Executive Vice President & President-Seating
  • Harry A. Kemp
    Secretary, SVP & General Counsel
  • Carl A. Esposito
    Senior Vice President & President-E-Systems













LEA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Lear stock right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lear in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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?

11 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Lear's stock. Their LEA share price forecasts range from $132.00 to $196.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $155.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have LEA shares performed in 2023?

Lear's stock was trading at $124.02 at the beginning of the year. Since then, LEA shares have increased by 13.3% and is now trading at $140.50.
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Are investors shorting Lear?

Lear saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,710,000 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the November 30th total of 1,620,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 574,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the company 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 Thursday, February 2nd 2023.
View our LEA earnings forecast
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How can I listen to Lear's earnings call?

Lear will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 2nd at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 1st. The auto parts company reported $2.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.14 by $0.19. The auto parts company had revenue of $5.24 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 7th will be given a dividend of $0.77 per share on Tuesday, December 27th. This represents a $3.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 2.19%. 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 25.08% 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 issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Greenhaven Associates Inc. (1.75%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.65%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.19%), Comerica Bank (0.07%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.07%) and Natixis Advisors L.P. (0.07%). 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 $140.50.

How much money does Lear make?

Lear (NYSE:LEA) has a market capitalization of $8.30 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 EEDS and Interiors LLC, Lear East European Operations S.a.r.l., Lear Electrical Systems de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Lear European Holding S.L., Lear Financial Services B.V., Lear Global Operations S.a.r.l., Lear Global Technology Corporation France, Lear Global Technology Corporation Germany, Lear Global Technology Corporation Spain, Lear Global Technology Corporation UK, Lear Holding Limited, Lear Holdings S. de R.L. de C.V., Lear India Engineering LLC, Lear India Engineering LLP, Lear Israel Engineering LLC, Lear Japan Engineering LLC, Lear Korea Engineering LLC, Lear Korea Engineering Yuhan Hoesa, Lear Korea Yuhan Hoesa, Lear LLC, Lear Mexican Seating Corporation, Lear Mexican Trim Operations S. de R.L. de C.V., Lear Morocco Engineering LLC, Lear Otomotiv Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi, Lear Philippines Engineering LLC, Lear S.a.r.l., Lear Seating Corp. 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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 1/30/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff