Paradice Investment Management buys $45,488,067 stake in Lear Corporation (LEA)

Lear Corporation (LEA) : Paradice Investment Management scooped up 22,478 additional shares in Lear Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 9, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 396,134 shares of Lear Corporation which is valued at $45,488,067.Lear Corporation makes up approximately 5.03% of Paradice Investment Management’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Eaton Vance Management reduced its stake in LEA by selling 92 shares or 1.25% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 7,250 shares of LEA which is valued at $832,518.Gerstein Fisher reduced its stake in LEA by selling 270 shares or 0.49% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 55,187 shares of LEA which is valued at $6,337,123. Lear Corporation makes up approx 0.80% of Gerstein Fisher’s portfolio.Gyroscope Capital Management Group reduced its stake in LEA by selling 331 shares or 8.21% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 3,699 shares of LEA which is valued at $424,756. Lear Corporation makes up approx 0.33% of Gyroscope Capital Management Group’s portfolio.Bb&t Securities boosted its stake in LEA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 40 additional shares and now holds a total of 2,386 shares of Lear Corporation which is valued at $271,431.Creative Planning boosted its stake in LEA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 300 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,532 shares of Lear Corporation which is valued at $168,765.

Lear Corporation opened for trading at $112.79 and hit $113.47 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $113.32, with a gain of 0.46% or 0.52 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 8,00,886 shares. Company has a market cap of $8,105 M.

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. Lear Corporation was Initiated by Seaport Global Securities to “Neutral” on Aug 9, 2016. Lear Corporation was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Neutral” on Jun 21, 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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