Lear Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1917

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 186,600


  • Stock Symbol
  • LEA

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 38

  • Share Price
  • $118.78
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Lear General Information


Lear designs, develops, and manufactures automotive seating and electrical systems and components. Seating components include frames and mechanisms, covers (leather and woven fabric), seat heating and cooling, foam, and headrests. Automotive electrical distribution and connection systems and electronic systems include wiring harnesses, terminals and connectors, on-board battery chargers, high-voltage battery management systems, high-voltage power distribution systems, domain controllers, telematics control units, gateway modules, vehicle positioning for automated and autonomous driving, embedded control software, cloud and mobile device software and services, and cybersecurity. Lear's largest customer and regional market is GM and North America at 20% and 44% of 2022 revenue, respectively.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
American Metal Products, Lear Seating Corp
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 21557 Telegraph Road
  • Southfield, MI 48033
  • United States
+1 (248) 000-0000

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Lear Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$118.78 $117.65 $112.26 - $157.91 $6.75B 56.8M 778K $9.21

Lear Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 10,130,886 10,140,776 9,218,286 12,244,650
Revenue 23,616,000 23,466,900 20,891,500 19,263,100
EBITDA 1,450,200 1,482,700 1,184,400 1,249,200
Net Income 538,500 572,500 327,700 373,900
Total Assets 14,872,000 14,695,500 13,763,000 13,352,400
Total Debt 2,770,300 2,922,300 2,748,700 2,721,600
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Lear Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Lear Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Lear Competitors (31)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Aptiv Formerly PE-Backed Dublin, Ireland 000000 00.00 000000000 - 00.00
BorgWarner Corporation Auburn Hills, MI 00000 00.00 000000000 00 00.00
Brose Corporation Coburg, Germany 00000
Tenneco Private Equity-Backed Lake Forest, IL 00000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst Private Debt Financed Velbert, Germany 0000 000000000 00
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Lear Patents

Lear Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
GB-202405709-D0 Seat assembly,clip,and method of manufacture Pending 15-Jun-2023
GB-202403493-D0 Three-dimensional mesh structures and method of assembly Pending 17-Mar-2023
GB-202401651-D0 Sea assembly, cushion, and method of forming Pending 06-Mar-2023
GB-202401648-D0 Automated trench manufacturing and assembly for attaching trim covers to a cushion assembly Pending 28-Feb-2023
DE-202023100299-U1 Electrical connector with integrated contact protection Active 20-Jan-2023 H01R11/284 0
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Lear Executive Team (34)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Raymond Scott President, Chief Executive Officer, & Board Member
Carl Esposito Senior Vice President and President of E-Systems
Lou Salvatore President, Global Seat Operations
Jason Cardew Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Alicia Davis JD Chief Strategy Officer
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Lear Board Members (14)

Name Representing Role Since
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Lear Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Lear Investments & Acquisitions (38)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
WIP Industrial Automation 03-May-2024 0000000000 Machinery (B2B) 0000000 0
I.G. Bauerhin 20-May-2022 0000000000 00000 Road 0000000 0
Thagora 19-May-2022 0000000000 Other Commercial Services 00000 000
Kongsberg Automotive (Interior Comfort Systems Business Unit) 28-Feb-2022 0000000000 00000 Automotive 0000000 0
CelLink 16-Feb-2022 Later Stage VC 00000 Electrical Equipment
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Lear Subsidiaries (7)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Thagora Other Commercial Services Bratuleni, Romania 2009
Autonet Mobile Automotive Santa Rosa, CA 0000
WIP Industrial Automation Machinery (B2B) Valladolid, Spain 0000
Accumed Technologies Other Healthcare Services Mocksville, NC 0000
Lear Pension Plan Corporate Pension Southfield, MI 0000
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Lear ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 31, 2024

11.62 | Low Risk

Risk Scale

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Management is related to actions taken to manage ESG issues


Peers Analysis

Peer performance insights compare the company’s ESG performance to the performance of selected peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal performance improvements.


Covered Companies

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Lear Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
NanoSteel 13-Mar-2017 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 7 buyers
Tempronics 13-Sep-2016 00000 00000 00 00.00 Completed
  • 5 buyers
Autonet Mobile 17-Aug-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000
RevoLaze 05-May-2014 00000 00000 00 00.000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Tempronics 10-May-2013 Early Stage VC 00.00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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Lear FAQs

  • When was Lear founded?

    Lear was founded in 1917.

  • Who is the CEO of Lear?

    Raymond Scott is the CEO of Lear.

  • Where is Lear headquartered?

    Lear is headquartered in Southfield, MI.

  • What is the size of Lear?

    Lear has 186,600 total employees.

  • What industry is Lear in?

    Lear’s primary industry is Road.

  • Is Lear a private or public company?

    Lear is a Public company.

  • What is Lear’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Lear is LEA.

  • What is the current stock price of Lear?

    As of 12-Jul-2024 the stock price of Lear is $118.78.

  • What is the current market cap of Lear?

    The current market capitalization of Lear is $6.75B.

  • What is Lear’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Lear is $23.6B.

  • Who are Lear’s competitors?

    Aptiv, BorgWarner, Brose, Tenneco, and Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst are some of the 31 competitors of Lear.

  • What is Lear’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Lear’s EPS for 12 months was $9.21.

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