Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, auto parts supplier Lear (NYSE:LEA) earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Lear and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Lear facts

Headquarters (founded)

Southfield, Mich. (1917)

Market Cap

$4.8 billion

Industry

Auto parts and equipment

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$14.6 billion

Management

CEO Matthew Simoncini (since 2011)

CFO Jeffrey Vanneste (since 2012)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

28.1%

Cash/Debt

$1.4 billion / $626.3 million

Dividend Yield

1.1%

Competitors

BorgWagner

Johnson Controls

Magna International

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 98% of the 97 members who have rated Lear believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, hend6, helped bring Lear's solid fundamentals to our community's attention: "A very healthy balance sheet with enough current assets to cover all debt, as well as a large quantity of share repurchases in the last year. Income is steady and slightly increasing, and a small dividend helps."

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