Jan 30 (Reuters) - Lear Corp, a maker of auto seats and electrical power systems, reported an over three-fold rise in quarterly profit, helped by strong demand from North America and a tax gain.
Net income attributable to the company rose to $261.8 million, or $3.24 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $72.8 million, or 88 cents per share, a year earlier.
Excluding items, Lear earned $2.27 per share.
The company had a tax gain of $41.7 million in the quarter.
Revenue rose 7 percent to $4.55 billion. (Reporting by Rohit T. K. in Bengaluru; Editing by Kirti Pandey)