Lincoln Electric Holdings Company Profile (NASDAQ:LECO)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Rating(s), 4 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $65.14 (5.12% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/20/2016WunderlichLower Price TargetBuy$85.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/11/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$54.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/26/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Initiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/20/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$58.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/20/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$56.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/20/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/13/2016William BlairInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/4/2016KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$68.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/22/2015Robert W. BairdLower Price Target$57.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/8/2015Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2015BB&T Corp.DowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/22/2015GabelliInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/11/2014Northcoast ResearchInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/25/2016        
7/25/2016Q216$0.83$0.83$589.08 million$592.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/19/2016Q116$0.68$0.76$560.34 million$550.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/23/2016Q415$0.78$0.75$586.99 million$567.99 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2015Q315$0.88$0.89$657.56 million$645.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/27/2015Q215$0.91$0.95$676.71 million$665.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/21/2015Q115$0.84$0.89$658.20 million$657.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/17/2015Q414$0.91$0.96$720.40 million$683.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2014Q314$0.90$0.94$700.96 million$716.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2014Q214$0.92$1.01$731.50 million$728.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2014Q114$0.90$0.91$722.98 million$685.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/14/2014Q413$0.86$1.09$693.26 million$714.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/31/2013Q313$0.84$0.86$702.60 million$691.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.89$0.91$759.81 million$727.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2013Q1 2013$0.79$0.92$736.63 million$718.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/15/2013Q4 2012$0.73$0.74$689.62 million$684.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/31/2012Q312$0.72$0.80$718.86 million$697.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2012$0.86$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2012$0.68$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2011$0.62$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/21/2011$0.55$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2011$0.89$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/18/2011$0.82$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20168$0.62$0.84$0.76
Q2 20167$0.79$0.89$0.85
Q3 20167$0.81$0.95$0.87
Q4 20167$0.78$0.96$0.86
Q1 20173$0.82$0.86$0.85
Q2 20172$0.97$1.00$0.99
Q3 20172$1.01$1.01$1.01
Q4 20172$0.96$0.97$0.97
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
Annual Dividend:$1.28
Dividend Yield:2.07%
Payout Ratio:119.63% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
39.14% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
35.46% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:9.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
7/21/2016quarterly$0.322.08%9/28/20169/30/201610/14/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/20/2016quarterly$0.322.05%6/28/20166/30/20167/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/17/2016quarterly$0.322.19%3/29/20163/31/20164/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2015quarterly$0.3212/29/201512/31/20151/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2015quarterly$0.299/28/20159/30/201510/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2015quarterly$0.291.73%6/26/20156/30/20157/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2015quarterly$0.291.65%3/27/20153/31/20154/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2014quarterly$0.291.66%12/29/201412/31/20141/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2014quarterly$0.231.31%9/26/20149/30/201410/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2014quarterly$0.231.42%6/26/20146/30/20147/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/20/2014quarterly$0.231.24%3/27/20143/31/20144/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2013quarterly$0.2312/27/201312/31/20131/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/26/2013quarterly$0.201.39%9/26/20139/30/201310/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/25/2013quarterly$0.201.54%6/26/20136/28/20137/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/21/2013quarterly$0.201.43%3/26/20133/28/20134/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/5/2012quarterly$0.2012/17/201212/28/2012Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
11/4/2015G Russell LincolnDirectorSell7,000$60.62$424,340.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/26/2015Robert J KnollDirectorSell5,373$69.63$374,121.99View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2014David J NangleSVPSell3,900$72.32$282,048.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/11/2014Gretchen A FarrellVPSell5,000$74.57$372,850.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/16/2014David J NangleSVPSell1,342$72.41$97,174.22View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/22/2014G Russell LincolnDirectorSell4,000$70.69$282,760.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/13/2014Kathryn Jo LincolnDirectorSell3,100$69.03$213,993.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/14/2014Frederick StueberVPSell9,020$72.30$652,146.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/19/2014David GunningDirectorSell11,000$73.47$808,170.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2013David NangleVPSell5,597$71.20$398,506.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2013John StropkiChairmanSell20,000$71.48$1,429,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/13/2013Frederick StueberVPSell8,064$70.82$571,092.48View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/12/2013Vincent PetrellaCFOSell24,300$70.49$1,712,907.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2013Gretchen FarrellVPSell8,260$71.47$590,342.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2013Stephen HanksDirectorSell12,000$71.65$859,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/25/2013Hellene RuntaghDirectorSell11,000$71.05$781,550.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/19/2013Frederick StueberVPSell10,000$71.75$717,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/1/2013Phillip J MasonDirectorBuy5,000$60.00$300,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/7/2013Vincent K PetrellaCFOSell17,300$59.94$1,036,962.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/3/2013John M StropkiChairmanSell19,950$59.63$1,189,618.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/31/2013Frederick G StueberVPSell4,124$60.30$248,677.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/31/2013John M StropkiChairmanSell20,050$60.06$1,204,203.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/14/2012David M LeblancVPSell16,500$44.04$726,660.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
DateHeadline
07/27/16 05:14 PMLincoln Electric Holdings (LECO) Christopher L. Mapes on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
07/27/16 05:14 PMBarclays On Lincoln Electric: Company Is Closer To The Bottom Than The Top
07/27/16 02:09 PMLincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. :LECO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 27, 2016 -
07/27/16 07:48 AMLincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (LECO) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 25
07/26/16 05:10 PMLincoln Electric profits down sharply for 2nd quarter 2016
07/26/16 05:10 PMLincoln Electric Holdings Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Transocean
07/26/16 03:18 PMNew Lincoln Electric® Torchmate® 4400|4800 Give Growing Fab Shops Advanced Technology - [at noodls] - 26 July 2016 CNC plasma solution offers single-sourced engineering, rapid setup and fast, consistent cuts New Torchmate 4400 and 4800 CNC plasma-cutting systems (click photo for high-res image) ...
07/26/16 10:09 AMLINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report -
07/25/16 05:02 PMLincoln Electric Sales Down 10.9% in 2Q
07/25/16 12:54 PMLINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements -
07/25/16 09:00 AMLincoln Electric Holdings Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today -
07/25/16 06:58 AMLincoln Electric Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results - [at noodls] - Second Quarter 2016 Key Metric Highlights Sales declined 10.9% primarily due to lower volumes Operating income margin of 8.1%, Adjusted operating income margin of 13.9% Returned $122 million to shareholders... ...
07/25/16 06:38 AMLincoln Electric meets 2Q profit forecasts -
07/24/16 09:15 AMAccounts Payable For Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) Stood At $159.59 - RealistInvestor.com
07/23/16 08:54 AMLincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (LECO) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 21
07/22/16 04:52 PMLincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/21/16 03:15 PMLincoln Electric Board Declares Dividend - [GlobeNewswire] - CLEVELAND, July 21, 2016-- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per common share, payable October 14, 2016 to shareholders ...
07/20/16 03:03 PMLincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. : half-yearly earnings release
07/20/16 07:53 AMStock Strength in Focus for Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Press Telegraph
07/20/16 07:53 AMShares Positive Over the Past Month: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - TGP
07/19/16 05:00 PMLincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) Wall Street Analyst Recommendation Outlook - TGP
07/19/16 05:00 PMStock Positive on the Year: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - TGP
07/17/16 09:17 AMShare Performance Summary for: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Press Telegraph
07/17/16 09:17 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Fiscal Standard
07/17/16 09:17 AMLincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) Quarterly Accounts Payable At $159.59 Millions - RealistInvestor.com
07/15/16 09:06 AMInstitutions are Increasing Positions in Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Engelwood Daily
07/14/16 08:30 AMHow Analysts Rated Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) Last Week? - Consumer Eagle
07/14/16 08:30 AMLincoln Electric Holdings Inc Realized Volatility Hits Substantially Low Level - CML News
07/13/16 07:40 AMLincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LECO-US : July 13, 2016 -
07/12/16 11:04 PMWhat Do Analysts Recommend for Lincoln Electric before 2Q16 Earnings? -
07/12/16 10:04 PMHow Lincoln Electric Fares on Valuation ahead of Its 2Q16 Earnings -
07/12/16 09:20 AMShares Moving Up Over the Past Quarter: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Engelwood Daily
07/12/16 09:20 AMShares Positive on the Year: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Telanagana Press
07/12/16 08:03 AMNortheast Ohio Student Wins SkillsUSA National Welding Competition - [at noodls] - Connor Roberts Takes Home Gold in the High School Division George Blankenship and Carl Peters of Lincoln Electric commend Connor Roberts on his win in the SkillsUSA national welding competition. ...
07/11/16 04:59 PMWall Street Ratings and Target Price Views on Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 04:59 PMLincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO) - Barclays Maintains Rating And Updates Price Target - Finance Daily
07/11/16 11:03 AMLINCOLN ELECTRIC PROMOTES JOHN BRONSTRUP TO PRES., BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - [at noodls] - 06 July 2016 John T. Bronstrup (click photo for high-res image) CLEVELAND, Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - The Lincoln Electric Company ('Company'), a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., ...
07/11/16 11:03 AMLINCOLN ELECTRIC PROMOTES DANIEL MCMILLIN JR. TO VICE PRESIDENT FINANCE - [at noodls] - 07 July 2016 Daniel E. McMillin Jr. ... This is an abstract of the original noodl. To continue reading this document, click here for the original version.
07/10/16 04:27 PMShare Valuation Recap for: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Telanagana Press
07/10/16 04:27 PMStock Performance Rundown on: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Press Telegraph
07/10/16 04:27 PMAccounts Payable For Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) Reach $159.59 - RealistInvestor.com
07/08/16 05:03 PMLincoln announces new president, Business Development for the Americas Welding segment
07/08/16 05:03 PMLincoln Electric Promotes John Bronstrup To President, Business Development For Americas Welding
07/08/16 10:07 AMWill Challenged End Markets Hit Lincoln Electric’s Americas Welding in 2Q16? -
07/08/16 08:07 AMCan Cost Initiatives, Organic Growth Boost Lincoln Electric’s 2Q16 EPS? -
07/08/16 07:49 AMCan Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) Improve on the Earnings Front? - Engelwood Daily
07/04/16 04:26 PMShares With YTD Gains: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Telanagana Press
07/04/16 04:26 PMTop Stock Performer for the Quarter: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Engelwood Daily
07/03/16 04:28 PMShare Performance Recap for: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Press Telegraph
07/03/16 04:28 PMShare Performance Recap for: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Press Telegraph

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About Lincoln Electric Holdings

Lincoln Electric Holdings logoLincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. a manufacturer of welding, cutting and brazing products. The Company's welding products include arc welding power sources, wire feeding systems, robotic welding packages, fume extraction equipment, consumable electrodes and fluxes. The Company's operating segments include North America Welding, Europe Welding, Asia Pacific Welding, South America Welding and The Harris Products Group. The Company's North America Welding segment includes welding operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Europe Welding segment includes welding operations in Europe, Russia, Africa and the Middle East. The Asia Pacific Welding segment primarily includes welding operations in China and Australia. The South America Welding segment primarily includes welding operations in Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. The Harris Products Group includes the Company's global cutting, soldering and brazing businesses, as well as the retail business in the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Small Tools & Accessories
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: LECO
  • CUSIP: 53390010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $61.97
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $59.99
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $58.00
  • P/E Ratio: 40.45
  • P/E Growth: 3.24
  • Market Cap: $4.26B
  • Beta: 1.14
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.27 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.61 EPS
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