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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.38
LEA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. LEA: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LEA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 40.63
Current: 0.38

0.01
40.63
Equity to Asset 0.29
LEA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. LEA: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LEA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.03   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.29

-0.03
0.43
Interest Coverage 13.77
LEA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 27.40 vs. LEA: 13.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LEA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 17.12
Current: 13.77

0.58
17.12
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.50
M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
9.23%
23.29%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.45
LEA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. LEA: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LEA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.26   Max: 6.55
Current: 5.45

-4.26
6.55
Net-margin (%) 3.90
LEA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. LEA: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LEA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.08   Max: 8.81
Current: 3.9

-8.08
8.81
ROE (%) 23.04
LEA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.19 vs. LEA: 23.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LEA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -106.99   Max: 71.19
Current: 23.04

-106.99
71.19
ROA (%) 7.68
LEA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. LEA: 7.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LEA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.15   Max: 16.87
Current: 7.68

-15.15
16.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 43.66
LEA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 11.25 vs. LEA: 43.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LEA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -36.68   Max: 102.46
Current: 43.66

-36.68
102.46
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.70
LEA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. LEA: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LEA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.4   Max: 28.9
Current: 17.7

-19.4
28.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.90
LEA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. LEA: 18.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LEA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.4   Max: 24.5
Current: 18.9

-56.4
24.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.40
LEA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. LEA: 17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LEA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.6   Max: 123.2
Current: 17.4

-32.6
123.2
» LEA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LEA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 3,113 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,952 sh (+45.53%)
David Dreman 2,122 sh (+9.21%)
Chuck Royce 133,300 sh (+3.98%)
Steven Cohen 720,800 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 25,950 sh (-1.89%)
Pioneer Investments 253,121 sh (-4.55%)
Jim Simons 127,600 sh (-25.53%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,368,014 sh (-27.22%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,730 sh (-96.48%)
» More
Q3 2014

LEA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 15,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 9,762 sh (+257.58%)
Paul Tudor Jones 34,375 sh (+165.40%)
Chuck Royce 177,700 sh (+33.31%)
John Burbank 3,668 sh (+17.83%)
David Dreman 2,476 sh (+16.68%)
Pioneer Investments 244,380 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 25,650 sh (-1.16%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 669,472 sh (-51.06%)
Steven Cohen 291,200 sh (-59.60%)
» More
Q4 2014

LEA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 211,736 sh (+2068.98%)
Steven Cohen 981,900 sh (+237.19%)
Chuck Royce 205,000 sh (+15.36%)
David Dreman 2,660 sh (+7.43%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 242,045 sh (-0.96%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 621,472 sh (-7.17%)
Mario Gabelli 15,650 sh (-38.99%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,026 sh (-73.74%)
» More
Q1 2015

LEA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 206,325 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 83,075 sh (+820.40%)
David Dreman 2,861 sh (+7.56%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 626,972 sh (+0.88%)
Mario Gabelli 15,650 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 240,671 sh (-0.57%)
Chuck Royce 193,000 sh (-5.85%)
Joel Greenblatt 62,895 sh (-70.30%)
Steven Cohen 95,800 sh (-90.24%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.40
LEA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. LEA: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LEA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 18.25
Current: 13.4

2.34
18.25
Forward P/E 10.73
LEA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. LEA: 10.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.60
LEA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
63% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. LEA: 13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LEA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 18.25
Current: 13.6

2.34
18.25
P/B 3.30
LEA's P/B is ranked lower than
75% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. LEA: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LEA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 3.3
Current: 3.3

1.23
3.3
P/S 0.50
LEA's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. LEA: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LEA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.5

0.26
0.53
PFCF 19.20
LEA's PFCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 19.67 vs. LEA: 19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LEA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.41   Max: 85.61
Current: 19.2

8.41
85.61
POCF 10.42
LEA's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.75 vs. LEA: 10.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LEA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.92   Max: 26.38
Current: 10.42

4.92
26.38
EV-to-EBIT 10.70
LEA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. LEA: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LEA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -40.1   Max: 31.1
Current: 10.7

-40.1
31.1
PEG 1.20
LEA's PEG is ranked higher than
54% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. LEA: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LEA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.02   Max: 7.88
Current: 1.2

2.02
7.88
Shiller P/E 13.70
LEA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 21.25 vs. LEA: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LEA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.36   Max: 80.77
Current: 13.7

9.36
80.77
Current Ratio 1.39
LEA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. LEA: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LEA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.39

0.57
1.58
Quick Ratio 1.15
LEA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LEA: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LEA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.39
Current: 1.15

0.49
1.39
Days Inventory 20.08
LEA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
90% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 56.28 vs. LEA: 20.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LEA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 12.32   Max: 19.06
Current: 20.08

12.32
19.06
Days Sales Outstanding 64.69
LEA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 60.57 vs. LEA: 64.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LEA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.56   Max: 55.63
Current: 64.69

32.56
55.63

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.70
LEA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 1319 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. LEA: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LEA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.46
Current: 0.7

0.24
1.46
Dividend Payout 0.10
LEA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 870 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. LEA: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LEA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.19
Current: 0.1

0.02
0.19
Dividend growth (3y) 17.00
LEA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. LEA: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
LEA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 17
Current: 17

0
17
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.70
LEA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LEA: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LEA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.46
Current: 0.7

0.24
1.46
Share Buyback Rate 8.40
LEA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. LEA: 8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
LEA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 11.7   Max: -4.8
Current: 8.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.20
LEA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 1401 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. LEA: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LEA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 3.58
Current: 5.2

1.74
3.58
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
LEA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
63% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LEA: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
LEA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 2.17
Current: 1.3

0.92
2.17
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
LEA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. LEA: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LEA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.22
Current: 1.3

0.65
1.22
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.20
LEA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LEA: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LEA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.11
Current: 2.2

0.23
2.11
Price/Graham Number 1.70
LEA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
57% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. LEA: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LEA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.7

0.42
1.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.50
LEA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. LEA: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
LEA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 23.6
Current: 9.5

3.2
23.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.44
LEA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
60% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. LEA: 9.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
LEA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.6   Max: 9.8
Current: 9.44

-0.6
9.8

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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Lear Corp was incorporated in Delaware in 1987. The Company provides seating and electrical distribution systems and related components to automotive manufacturers. They have manufacturing, engineering and administrative capabilities in 34 countries with 219 locations. Its seating business consists of the design, engineering, just-in-time assembly and delivery of complete seat systems, as well as the manufacture of seat components, including seat structures and mechanisms, seat covers, seat foam and headrests. Its electrical business consists of the design, engineering and manufacturing of electrical distribution systems that route electrical signals and manage electrical power within a vehicle for both traditional powertrain vehicles, as well as high-power for hybrid and electric vehicles. Components of the electrical business include wiring harnesses, terminals and connectors, junction boxes, electronic control modules and wireless control devices. They develop seat systems and components for vehicle segments from cars to sport utility vehicles. Its customers include Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A., Audi AG, Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., BMW, Cadillac, Ferrari S.p.A., Jaguar Land Rover, Lincoln, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche AG. The Company's primary independent competitor in this segment globally is Johnson Controls, Inc. Other competitors in this segment include Faurecia S.A., Toyota Boshoku Corporation, TS Tech Co., Ltd. and Magna International Inc.,.
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