Lear Corporation (LEA) EPS Estimated At $4.89

April 25, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.92 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 26 investors sold Lear Corporation shares while 172 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. 58.04 million shares or 3.12% less from 59.92 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Gargoyle Advisor Llc has invested 1.49% in Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA). Sei Invs reported 43,208 shares. Twin Mngmt Inc reported 0.47% in Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA). Eagle Asset Management Inc stated it has 38,030 shares. Wedge L L P Nc holds 0.17% in Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) or 108,691 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System reported 0.04% stake. Beacon Financial Grp holds 1,919 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Foster And Motley invested 0.85% of its portfolio in Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA). One National Association stated it has 8,140 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Globeflex Cap L P holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) for 3,914 shares. The Georgia-based Vident Invest Advisory Ltd Company has invested 0.15% in Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA). Stone Ridge Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp owns 24,440 shares for 0.28% of their portfolio. Paloma Prtnrs reported 4,569 shares. Fdx Advisors Inc stated it has 8,713 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag has invested 0.02% in Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA).

Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $46.04 million activity. 6,694 shares were sold by Kunkel Jay K., worth $1.27M. 1,000 Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) shares with value of $190,671 were sold by RUNKLE DONALD L. 25,545 shares were sold by SCOTT RAYMOND E, worth $4.86M on Friday, February 16. 5,373 shares were sold by BURGESS SHARI L, worth $1.02 million. 20,380 shares were sold by Vanneste Jeffrey H., worth $3.88M on Friday, February 16. The insider Orsini Frank C sold 21,706 shares worth $4.13 million.

Analysts expect Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) to report $4.89 EPS on April, 26 before the open.They anticipate $0.62 EPS change or 14.52 % from last quarter’s $4.27 EPS. LEA’s profit would be $324.08M giving it 9.63 P/E if the $4.89 EPS is correct. After having $4.38 EPS previously, Lear Corporation’s analysts see 11.64 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.02% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $188.43. About 191,834 shares traded. Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) has risen 33.95% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.40% the S&P500.

Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Lear (NYSE:LEA), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Lear had 23 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, April 17 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, January 26 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, October 26. The stock of Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, February 14. As per Tuesday, January 30, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 26 by Cowen & Co. Barclays Capital maintained Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) on Tuesday, April 17 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) earned “Hold” rating by Guggenheim on Monday, January 8. Guggenheim maintained it with “Hold” rating and $206.0 target in Monday, January 29 report. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy” on Wednesday, February 7.

Lear Corporation designs, develops, engineers, makes, assembles, and supplies automotive seating, electrical distribution systems, and related components primarily to automotive original equipment manufacturers worldwide. The company has market cap of $12.49 billion. It operates in two divisions, Seating and E-Systems. It has a 10.14 P/E ratio. The Seating segment provides seat systems and related components, including 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.

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