Lear Corp Dividend yield

 Price  142.59
 Dividend  3.08
 Earnings  7.43
 Cash-flow  11.14
 Book value  79.22
 Equity  75.82

Lear Corp is part of Automobiles and Parts business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Lear Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Lear Corp paid a total dividend of 185 million USD last year, for a market value of 8,555 millions (Market Cap 8,538 millions). Dividend per share of Lear Corp is 3.08 USD, and his stock market price 142.59 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Lear Corp has a dividend yield of 2.16%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Lear Corp dividend yield with other Automobiles and Parts companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Lear Corp

Lear Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Lear Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.16%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Lear Corp payout on ernings is currently 41.45%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures show that Lear Corp should not have problems to continue paying his dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Lear Corp is USD 11.14 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.08, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Lear Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Automobiles and Parts sector companies.

Lear Corp payout

Lear Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Lear Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Lear Corp showed a return of -9.40% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -21.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Automobiles and Parts firms.

Lear Corp stock and market return