With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Lear and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Southfield, Mich. (1917)
Auto parts and equipment
CEO Matthew Simoncini (since 2011)
CFO Jeffrey Vanneste (since 2012)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$1.4 billion / $626.3 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98%of the 97 members who have rated Lear believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last week, one of those Fools, hend6, helped bring Lear's solid fundamentals to our community's attention: "A very healthy balance sheet with enough current assets to cover all debt, as well as a large quantity of share repurchases in the last year. Income is steady and slightly increasing, and a small dividend helps."
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