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Price: $118.7800 $1.13 0.960%
Day's High: $119.52 Week Perf: 4.3 %
Day's Low: $ 117.96 30 Day Perf: -0.1 %
Volume (M): 553 52 Wk High: $ 157.91
Volume (M$): $ 65,673 52 Wk Avg: $134.60
Open: $118.27 52 Wk Low: $112.26



 Market Capitalization (Millions $) 6,838
 Shares Outstanding (Millions) 58
 Employees 136,200
 Revenues (TTM) (Millions $) 23,616
 Net Income (TTM) (Millions $) 609
 Cash Flow (TTM) (Millions $) 32
 Capital Exp. (TTM) (Millions $) 628

Lear Corp

Lear Corporation is a leading Tier 1 supplier to the global automotive industry. We supply seating, electrical distribution systems and electronic modules, as well as related sub-systems, components and software, to virtually every major automotive manufacturer in the world. We have 240 manufacturing, engineering and administrative locations in 36 countries and are continuing to grow our business in all automotive producing regions of the world, both organically and through complementary acquisitions. Our manufacturing footprint reflects more than 145 facilities in 22 low cost countries.

We use our product, design and technological expertise, global reach and competitive manufacturing footprint to achieve the following financial goals and objectives with the aim to maximize shareholder value:

Continue to deliver profitable growth, balancing risks and returns

Maintain a strong balance sheet with investment grade credit metrics

Consistently return cash to our shareholders
Our business is organized under two reporting segments: Seating and Electrical. Each of these segments has a varied product range across a number of component categories:

Seating — Our seating segment consists of the design, development, engineering, just-in-time assembly and delivery of complete seat systems, as well as the design, development, engineering and 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. We also have capabilities in active sensing and comfort for seats, utilizing electronically controlled sensor and adjustment systems and internally developed algorithms.

Electrical — Our electrical segment consists of the design, development, engineering and manufacture of complete electrical distribution systems that route electrical signals and manage electrical power within a vehicle. Key components in the electrical distribution system include wiring harnesses, terminals and connectors, junction boxes and high power components for hybrid and electric vehicles. We also design, develop, engineer and manufacture sophisticated electronic control modules that facilitate signal, data and power management within the vehicle. We have added capabilities in wireless communication modules that process various signals to, from and within the vehicle, including cellular, WiFi and GPS.


We serve the worldwide automotive and light truck market in both our seating and electrical segments. We have automotive content on over 350 vehicle nameplates worldwide and serve all of the world’s major automotive manufacturers across our businesses and various component categories in both our seating and electrical segments. It is common to have both seating and electrical content on the same and multiple vehicle platforms with a single customer. Our businesses benefit globally from leveraging common operating standards and disciplines, including world-class development and manufacturing processes, as well as common customer support and regional infrastructures. Our core capabilities are shared across component categories, including high-precision manufacturing and assembly with short lead times, management of complex supply chains, global engineering and program management skills and a unique customer-focused culture. Our businesses utilize proprietary, industry-specific processes and standards, leverage common low-cost engineering centers and share centralized operating support functions, such as logistics, supply chain management, quality and health and safety, as well as all major administrative functions.

We supply all vehicle segments of the automotive light vehicle original equipment market and in every major automotive producing region in the world. Our sales are driven by the number of vehicles produced by the automotive manufacturers, which is ultimately dependent on consumer demand for automotive vehicles, and our content per vehicle.

Key trends that have been specifically affecting our business include automotive manufacturers’ utilization of global vehicle platforms, a shift among many automotive manufacturers away from integrated systems to directed component sourcing, increasing demand for luxury and performance features and content and China’s emergence as the single largest major automotive market in the world with above average long-term growth expectations.


Our strategy is built on addressing these trends and the major imperatives for success as an automotive supplier: quality, cost and efficiency and innovation and technology. We have expanded key component and software capabilities through organic investment and acquisitions to ensure a full complement of the highest quality solutions for our customers. We have restructured, and continue to align, our manufacturing and engineering footprint to attain a leading competitive position globally. We have established or expanded activities in new and growing markets, especially China, in support of our customers’ growth and global platform initiatives. These initiatives have helped us achieve our financial goals overall, as well as a more balanced regional, customer and vehicle segment diversification in our business.


In addition, three major mega-trends have broadly emerged as major drivers of change and growth in the automotive industry: connectivity, safety and efficiency. These mega-trends have become widely accepted and also are attracting new, non-traditional entrants to the automotive industry that are leveraging technology, vehicle electrification and consumer relationships to exploit growth opportunities in the industry. Regulation is also a major influence with these mega-trends, as government mandates (e.g., for vehicles to meet or be equipped with minimum fuel economy and emissions standards or certain safety-related components) are driving vehicle design and technology plans. We believe that the following mega-trends are likely to be at the forefront of our industry for the foreseeable future with each of these trends converging long-term toward a vision of fully-autonomous driving:

Connectivity — Customer and consumer demand to have constant communication and information exchange. This trend began with consumer demand to extend and integrate their mobile connectivity into the vehicle by connecting mobile devices with vehicle infotainment systems. Connectivity requirements will continue to grow as we believe that vehicles will increasingly have direct communication with cellular networks, satellites and other vehicles in the grid to enable more advanced safety and fuel efficiency functionality. Vehicles are effectively becoming smart devices on wheels as the automobile is increasingly becoming a platform connected to various types of communication networks. We expect these trends to continue, making the vehicle a constantly connected device, receiving and transmitting data through a variety of signals, which communicate directly with the on-board vehicle network.

Safety — Customer and consumer demand for safety features and systems that protect vehicle occupants when a crash occurs, and also, with an increasing prevalence, for advanced driver assistance systems that proactively respond to driving situations to reduce the likelihood or severity of a crash.

Efficiency — Customer and consumer demand for more energy efficient vehicles that meet increasingly strict fuel economy and emission standards and reduce the environmental impact of automobiles. This requires further use of electronically controlled powertrains and related components to improve fuel efficiency, adoption of alternative energy powertrains, such as hybrid, electric and other powertrain technologies that facilitate high power electrification of the vehicle, and use of lighter weight materials throughout the car.


We are well positioned for growth capitalizing on these mega-trends as we supply high value systems and components that drive critical functionality and core elements of the vehicle’s architecture and design. The systems and components that we design, develop and manufacture facilitate connectivity of various vehicle systems, impact a vehicle’s safety and crashworthiness and support more fuel efficient alternative powertrains. Many of our systems and components also directly impact the consumer, providing us with the opportunity to offer our automotive customers technology, solutions and designs that will differentiate their vehicles in the consumer marketplace.
We are well positioned to directly participate in the connectivity mega-trend as we design, develop and supply systems and components that connect the various electrical and electronic systems within the vehicle into integrated on-board power and data communication networks. We further have the technology and expertise to wirelessly and securely connect these on-board vehicle networks and systems with external networks over various standards and protocols. This expertise allows us to offer our automotive customers electronic modules, such as connected gateway modules, that offer functionality such as over-the-air software updates or cellular communication of vehicle performance data to the automotive manufacturers, their dealers or the vehicle owners. Further, our expertise in dedicated short range communications (“DSRC”) technology allows us to provide modules and software that facilitate direct, high speed communication between vehicles and roadside infrastructures.
Furthermore, a seat is an active part of the vehicle safety system. As a result of our innovative product design and technology capabilities, we are able to provide seats with enhanced safety features, such as the active head restraint and seat structures that withstand collision impact well in excess of what is demanded by regulatory agencies. We have developed products and materials to reduce cost and enhance seat design and packaging flexibility, including our mini recliners and micro adjust tracks. Another way in which we are well-positioned to benefit from this mega-trend related growth is our belief that the seat system will become increasingly more sophisticated, dynamic and connected to both the occupants and the vehicle. The seat is the logical focal point for monitoring the driver and passenger and for facilitating feedback between the vehicle and the occupants. Most recently, the addition of DSRC and other V2X capabilities positions us to provide high speed communication between vehicles, even in extreme weather conditions, potentially reducing crashes through real time advisories alerting drivers to imminent hazards in the roadway ahead, including other vehicles on a potential path for collision.


Continued growth in more fuel efficient, complex and electronically controlled powertrains is helping to drive growth in the vehicles electrical distribution system. The emergence and continued development of alternative energy powertrains, including electric, hybrid electric and other technologies, is driving growth in high power electrical systems and components. Hybrid and electric vehicles incorporate both high power and low power components. As a result, they offer a significant incremental content opportunity for us. These trends all support continued growth in electrical and electronic content on the vehicle, as well as associated software. This content growth will require far more complex vehicle electrical architectures. Our significant experience designing and manufacturing highly integrated and standardized architectures that optimize size, performance and quality leaves us well positioned to take advantage of the growth in electrical content and the increasingly complex architectures.



   Company Address: 21557 Telegraph Road Southfield 48033 MI
   Company Phone Number: 447-1500   Stock Exchange / Ticker: NYSE LEA
   


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Lear Corp

Lear Corp Faces Financial Challenges with -21.16% Decline in Income per Share in Q1 2024

The stock market is a complex and ever-changing environment, with various factors influencing the performance of individual companies. One such company that has recently come under scrutiny is Lear Corp, a prominent player in the Auto & Truck Parts sector.
In the most recent fiscal period, Lear Corp experienced a modest revenue elevation of 2.551%. However, this increase was not enough to prevent a significant decline in income, which plummeted by -21.16% compared to the same reporting season a year prior. Despite generating revenues of $5.99 billion and achieving earnings per share (EPS) of $1.90, the company faced a challenging period.

Lear Corp

Lear Corp Delivers Impressive Top-Line Growth, Outperforming Competitors in the Auto & Truck Parts Industry

Revenue for the October to December 2023 financial period showed a promising increase of 8.756% to $5.84 billion compared to $5.37 billion in the previous year. This positive growth indicates that Lear Corp has outperformed its sector rivals in the Auto & Truck Parts industry, as the sector itself only experienced a 2.72% revenue increase during the same time frame.
Furthermore, earnings per share also saw a significant growth of 10.88%, reaching $2.19 per share as opposed to $1.98 in the prior year reporting period. This increase in earnings per share indicates that Lear Corp has managed to improve its profitability during this quarter.
While the revenue surge in Q3 was more modest, at 1.041% from $5.78 billion, the company's earnings per share experienced a slight decrease of -2.63% from $2.25 per share. Overall, Lear Corp has shown consistent growth in revenue and earnings per share, highlighting its strong financial performance.

Lear Corp

Impressive Earnings Propel Lear Corp to Double-Digit Revenue Growth in Fiscal Q3 2023

Lear Corp, a leading manufacturer of automotive seating and electrical systems, has reported impressive financial results for the fiscal third quarter of 2023. The company's profit per share soared by 46.1% to $2.25 per share, while revenue increased by 10.299% to $5.78 billion compared to the previous year.
One notable aspect of Lear Corp's performance is its outperformance in terms of revenue when compared to its industry peers in the Auto & Truck Parts sector. While the industry saw a 1.59% increase in revenue during the same period, Lear Corp managed to achieve a much higher growth rate.

Lear Corp

Lear Corp's Profits Skyrocketed by an Impressive 149.12% in the Second Quarter of 2023 Earnings Season

LEA Corp Soars with Impressive Revenue and Earnings Growth
LEA Corp, a leading automotive supplier, has recently reported remarkable financial results for the fiscal three months ending July 01, 2023. These numbers showcase the company's continuous growth trajectory and strength in the market.
The company's revenue reached an impressive $6.00 billion, marking an incredible year-on-year growth of 18.304%. This substantial increase reflects the company's ability to capture market share and meet customer demands effectively. Additionally, quarter-on-quarter growth of 2.629% indicates sustained momentum and consistent performance.






 

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