See How Lear Ranks Among Analysts' Top Picks With Strong Buyback Activity

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Lear Corp. (Symbol: LEA) is the #72 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period. In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the list of stocks with strong buyback activity was ranked according to those averages.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, LEA makes up 1.26% of the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund ETF ( FXD ) which is trading lower by about 0.5% on the day Thursday.

LEA operates in the Auto Parts sector, among companies like Honeywell International, Inc. ( HON ) which is off about 0.1% today, and Johnson Controls Inc ( JCI ) trading lower by about 0.1%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of LEA, versus HON and JCI.

LEA,HON,JCI Relative Performance Chart

LEA is currently trading up about 0.7% midday Thursday.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas

Referenced Stocks: FXD , HON , JCI , LEA

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