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Lear Corporation Bottom Line Advances In Q4

Lear Corporation (LEA) announced earnings for its fourth quarter that increased from last year.

The company said its bottom line climbed to $300.4 million, or $4.38 per share. This was up from $270.1 million, or $3.80 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $4.28 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company said revenue for the quarter rose 15.5% to $5.36 billion. This was up from $4.64 billion last year.

Lear Corporation earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $300.4 Mln. vs. $270.1 Mln. last year.
-Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 11.2%
-EPS (Q4): $4.38 vs. $3.80 last year.
-EPS Growth (Y-o-Y): 15.3%
-Analysts Estimate: $4.28
-Revenue (Q4): $5.36 Bln vs. $4.64 Bln last year.
-Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): 15.5%

Full year revenue guidance: $21.4 to $21.6 Bln

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