Lear Corporation (LEA): Price and Financial Metrics

Lear Corporation (LEA): $180.45

8.37 (+4.86%)

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LEA Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LEA is 3.82 -- better than 88.97% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 65.27, Lear Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about 83.53% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.61, Lear Corp has a higher such ratio than merely 12.74% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Lear Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be LEG, ATKR, DAR, DGX, and BAH.
  • LEA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Lear Corp's official web site, go to www.lear.com.

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LEA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $180.45 52-week high $196.26
Prev. close $172.08 52-week low $81.90
Day low $172.08 Volume 308,200
Day high $180.46 Avg. volume 442,920
50-day MA $175.39 Dividend yield 0.58%
200-day MA $143.81 Market Cap 10.85B

Lear Corporation (LEA) Company Bio

Lear Corporation designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, assembles, and supplies automotive seating, electrical distribution systems, and related components primarily to automotive original equipment manufacturers worldwide. It operates through two segments, Seating and Electrical. The company was founded in 1917 and is based in Southfield, Michigan.

LEA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$180.45$8.42 -95%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Lear Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Lear Corp ranked in the 10th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Lear Corp ended up being:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.56 years, is -0.2% -- higher than merely 8.56% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Lear Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 21.41% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Lear Corp experienced a tax rate of about 21% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Consumer Cyclical), this tax rate is higher than 73.6% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as LEA, try AUVI, BLL, BVH, CHH, and HLT.

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LEA Price Returns

1-mo 0.76%
3-mo 7.63%
6-mo 34.56%
1-year 117.11%
3-year -1.22%
5-year 71.81%
YTD 13.64%
2020 16.90%
2019 14.38%
2018 -29.29%
2017 35.23%
2016 8.89%

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