NYSE:LEA - Lear Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$181.07 -3.07 (-1.67 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 02:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$180.60
Today's Range$177.55 - $182.12
52-Week Range$140.45 - $206.36
Volume26,159 shs
Average Volume729,416 shs
Market Capitalization$12.64 billion
P/E Ratio10.58
Dividend Yield1.47%
Lear logoLear Corporation designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, assembles, and supplies automotive seating, and electrical distribution systems and related components primarily to automotive original equipment manufacturers worldwide. The company operates through Seating and E-Systems segments. The Seating segment includes seat systems and related components, such as leather and fabric products, seat trim covers, recliner mechanisms, seat tracks, seat structures and mechanisms, seat foams, and headrests primarily for automobiles and light trucks, compact cars, and sport utility vehicles, as well as thermoelectric seat heating and cooling systems. The E-Systems segment offers electrical distribution systems that route electrical signals and manage electrical power within the vehicle for traditional vehicle architectures, as well as high power and hybrid electric systems. This segment's products include wire harnesses, terminals and connectors, and junction boxes; and electronic control modules, such as body control modules, smart junction boxes, gateway modules, wireless control modules, lighting control modules and audio domain controllers, and amplifiers, as well as associated software. It also offers wireless systems comprising passive entry, remote keyless entry, and dual range/dual function remote keyless entry systems. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Motor vehicle parts & accessories
Sub-IndustryAuto Parts & Equipment


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.43
Current Ratio1.34
Quick Ratio1.10


Trailing P/E Ratio10.58
Forward P/E Ratio9.48
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.47 billion
Price / Sales0.59
Cash Flow$22.5773 per share
Price / Cash8.02
Book Value$63.54 per share
Price / Book2.85


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$17.00
Net Income$1.31 billion
Net Margins6.40%
Return on Equity29.40%
Return on Assets10.28%


Outstanding Shares66,320,000
Market Cap$12,642.91

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 Thursday, May 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Wednesday, June 27th. This represents a $2.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. View Lear's Dividend History.

How will Lear's stock buyback program work?

Lear announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $954,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The auto parts company reported $5.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $4.91 by $0.19. The auto parts company had revenue of $5.73 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.43 billion. Lear had a return on equity of 29.40% and a net margin of 6.40%. Lear's revenue for the quarter was up 14.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $4.27 earnings per share. View Lear's Earnings History.

When is Lear's next earnings date?

Lear is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lear.

What price target have analysts set for LEA?

16 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Lear's stock. Their forecasts range from $175.00 to $243.00. On average, they expect Lear's share price to reach $204.6875 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 7 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Lear's key competitors?

Who are Lear's key executives?

Lear's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Raymond E. Scott Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jeffrey H. Vanneste, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Terrence B. Larkin, Exec. VP of Bus. Devel., Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 63)
  • Mr. Frank C. Orsini, Exec. VP & Pres of Seating (Age 45)
  • Mr. Matthew J. Simoncini, Advisor (Age 57)

Has Lear been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about LEA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lear earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.52 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Lear's major shareholders?

Lear's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (2.16%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.54%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.28%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.20%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.14%) and Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.13%). Company insiders that own Lear stock include Conrad L Mallett Jr, Donald L Runkle, Frank C Orsini, Greg C Smith, Henry D G Wallace, 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, Thomas A Didonato and Thomas P Capo. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lear.

Which major investors are selling Lear stock?

LEA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pendal Group Ltd, Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware, Amalgamated Bank, Empirical Finance LLC, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, Empowered Funds LLC, RDL Financial Inc. and Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund. Company insiders that have sold Lear company stock in the last year include Donald L Runkle, Frank C Orsini, Henry D G Wallace, 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 Insider Buying and Selling for Lear.

Which major investors are buying Lear stock?

LEA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Scout Investments Inc., James Investment Research Inc., Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, V Wealth Management LLC, Exane Derivatives and DnB Asset Management AS. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lear's stock price today?

One share of LEA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $181.07.

How big of a company is Lear?

Lear has a market capitalization of $12.64 billion and generates $20.47 billion in revenue each year. The auto parts company earns $1.31 billion in net income (profit) each year or $17.00 on an earnings per share basis. Lear employs 165,000 workers across the globe.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  453 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  478 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  931
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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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