The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Lear's revenues will grow 6.9% and EPS will grow 1.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.92 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.37.
Last quarter, Lear booked revenue of $3.95 billion. GAAP reported sales were 8.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $3.64 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $1.30. GAAP EPS of $1.13 for Q1 were 14% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.32 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 8.2%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.8%, 30 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 2.7%, 100 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $15.53 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.37.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 115 members out of 119 rating the stock outperform, and four members rating it underperform. Among 44 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 44 give Lear a green thumbs-up, and give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Lear is outperform, with an average price target of $60.56.
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