Waverton Investment Management Ltd buys $8,141,658 stake in Lear Corporation (LEA)

Lear Corporation (LEA) : Waverton Investment Management Ltd scooped up 45,894 additional shares in Lear Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 12, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 68,764 shares of Lear Corporation which is valued at $8,141,658.Lear Corporation makes up approximately 0.55% of Waverton Investment Management Ltd’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Creative Planning boosted its stake in LEA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,368 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,900 shares of Lear Corporation which is valued at $461,760.Eqis Capital Management reduced its stake in LEA by selling 1,845 shares or 14.33% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 11,034 shares of LEA which is valued at $1,373,292. Lear Corporation makes up approx 0.09% of Eqis Capital Management’s portfolio.Lau Associates boosted its stake in LEA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 400 additional shares and now holds a total of 8,623 shares of Lear Corporation which is valued at $1,073,219. Lear Corporation makes up approx 1.09% of Lau Associates’s portfolio. Harbour Capital Advisors sold out all of its stake in LEA during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 1,800 shares of LEA which is valued $224,028.

Lear Corporation closed down -1.95 points or -1.62% at $118.4 with 5,88,595 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $120.19, the shares hit an intraday low of $117.75 and an intraday high of $120.5 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, Lear Corporation reported $3.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.34 according to the earnings call on Jul 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $3.32. The company had revenue of $4724.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4860.36 million. The company’s revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.82 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Lear Corporation. Robert W. Baird Initiated Lear Corporation on Oct 11, 2016 to “Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $133.Lear Corporation was Initiated by Seaport Global Securities to “Neutral” on Aug 9, 2016.

Lear Corporation is engaged in providing automotive seat systems and individual seat component parts. The Company has two segments: seating and electrical. The Company seating segment consists of the design development engineering assembly and delivery of complete seat systems. The Company is also involved in the design development engineering and manufacture of all seat components including seat structures and mechanisms seat covers and surface materials such as fabric and leather seat foam and headrests. The Company’s electrical segment consists of the design development engineering manufacture assembly and supply of electrical distribution systems and components for light vehicles. The Company has manufacturing engineering and administrative capabilities in about 34 countries with 219 locations. The Company also manufactures junction boxes and electronic control modules which are connected to the wire harness assemblies.

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