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Lear Q3 Results Improve as Chip Crunch Lessens, 2022 Guidance Unchanged; $152 FVE Maintained

Richard Hilgert Senior Equity Analyst

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Narrow-moat-rated Lear reported third-quarter earnings per share before special items of $2.33, beating the $2.12 FactSet consensus estimate by $0.21 and climbing $1.80 from $0.53 EPS reported a year ago when the chip crunch was at its worst. Results continue to be impacted by sporadic customer production, but to a lesser degree, from China's COVID-19 lockdowns, the chip crunch, the Ukraine crisis, supply chain disruption, higher raw material cost, and increased logistic expense. Revenue increased 23% to $5.2 billion from $4.3 billion last year, better than consensus by 2%. Excluding currency and acquisitions, organic revenue rose 26%, 1% point above the 25% increase in global light vehicle production adjusted to Lear’s customer base. Revenue growth was supported by new business backlog, higher customer production, and customer cost recoveries.

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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.

21557 Telegraph Road
Southfield, MI, 48033
Industry Auto Parts
Employees 160,100

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LEA’s market cap is 7.71 Bil.
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LEA’s stock style is Mid Value.
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