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NYSE:LEA - Lear Stock Price, Forecast & News

$140.66
+0.11 (+0.08 %)
(As of 01/17/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$139.51
Now: $140.66
$141.60
50-Day Range
$117.00
MA: $133.65
$141.83
52-Week Range
$105.10
Now: $140.66
$160.00
Volume337,256 shs
Average Volume880,916 shs
Market Capitalization$8.51 billion
P/E Ratio10.33
Dividend Yield2.13%
Beta1.49
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$26.34 per share
Book Value$67.95 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees81,400
Market Cap$8.51 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2020 (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 Thursday, November 14th. Investors of record on Friday, December 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Thursday, December 26th. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 5th. View Lear's Dividend History.

How will Lear's stock buyback program work?

Lear declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, February 7th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 15.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Lear's earnings last quarter?

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 25th. The auto parts company reported $3.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $3.14 by $0.40. The auto parts company earned $4.83 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.76 billion. Lear had a return on equity of 22.07% and a net margin of 4.21%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $4.09 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 Tuesday, January 28th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Lear.

How can I listen to Lear's earnings call?

Lear will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 28th 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 price target have analysts set for LEA?

16 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Lear's shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $199.00. On average, they anticipate Lear's share price to reach $151.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.0% 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 coverage about LEA stock has trended very positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lear earned a news sentiment score of 3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the auto parts company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Lear.

Are investors shorting Lear?

Lear saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,580,000 shares, an increase of 180.3% from the December 15th total of 920,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 723,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Approximately 4.3% of the company's stock are short sold. 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), Home Depot (HD), Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), 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. (0.59%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.18%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), PGGM Investments (0.03%), Hudson Capital Management LLC (0.03%) and Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (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 PGGM Investments, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC and Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lear company stock in the last year include Shari L Burgess and Terrence B Larkin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lear.

Which institutional investors are buying Lear stock?

LEA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Moon Capital Management LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd and Hudson Capital Management 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 $140.66.

How big of a company is Lear?

Lear has a market capitalization of $8.51 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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lear (NYSE LEA)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  585 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  687 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,272
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 1/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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