Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 10.36 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Lear Corporation is 149.55 (with a change from open of 0.96%), this in conjunction with a target price of 157. Volume today has so far reached 119865, with an average volume of about 765.75. The GAP for this stock, is 0.05%.
The P/E ratio is 10.29, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 8.71. The current EPS for Lear Corporation, is 14.38, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 39.10%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 11.85%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Lear Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 5.84% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 4.50%. Quarter over quarter is 32.10% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 7.20%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 21.30%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 5.60%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.30% and institutional ownership is 97.40%. Shares outstanding is 69.95, while shares float is at a value of 68.74. Float short for Lear Corporation is 5.14% and the short ratio is 4.61.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.57, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.58. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 1.1. The most recent gross margin is 11.70% and their operating margin is 7.80%. The profit margin is 5.50%.
Lear Corporation has seen returns on assets of 10.10%, and on investment, 21.00%. Return on equity is 33.10%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.29. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.55, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.1 and Price/cash is 8.56, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 10.92.
The simple moving averages are 5.50% and 9.73% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -2.43% and the 52 week low is 44.67%.
Lear Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.35%, with a current price of 149.55. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 9.60%. This is in an industry, Auto Parts, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. Lear Corporation is based in USA.
Performance in the Auto Parts industry means that Lear Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 3.31%, with performance for the month coming to 1.14%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 10.29%, and for the half year the performance is 36.20%. Volatility for this week is 2.15% and for the month this is 1.82%.
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