Lincoln Electric Holdings Company Profile (NASDAQ:LECO)

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: $62.62
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $63.11
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $60.95
  • 52-Week Range: $45.54 - $65.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 61.21
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.74
  • P/E Growth: 2.55
  • Market Cap: $4.21B
  • Outstanding Shares: 67,264,000
  • Beta: 1.18
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 3.11%
  • Return on Equity: 25.46%
  • Return on Assets: 12.61%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.46%
  • Current Ratio: 1.65%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.12%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.36)
Consensus Price Target: $66.13 (5.60% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/6/2016Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageHold$70.00View Rating Details
8/24/2016Wellington ShieldsDowngradeHoldView Rating Details
7/27/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$55.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016WunderlichLower Price TargetBuy$85.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
4/26/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Initiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
4/20/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$58.00View Rating Details
4/20/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$56.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
4/20/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details
4/13/2016William BlairInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
4/4/2016KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$68.00View Rating Details
12/22/2015Robert W. BairdLower Price Target$57.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
10/8/2015Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
3/10/2015BB&T Corp.DowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
1/22/2015GabelliInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.53 EPS
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$0.86
Q4 20167$0.78$0.96$0.86
Q1 20172$0.82$0.86$0.84
Q2 20172$0.99$1.00$1.00
Q3 20172$0.97$1.01$0.99
Q4 20172$0.97$0.99$0.98
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
Annual Dividend:$1.28
Dividend Yield:2.04%
Dividend Growth:9.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:119.63% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
39.63% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
36.26% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.27%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 65.28%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/4/2015G Russell LincolnDirectorSell7,000$60.62$424,340.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Robert J KnollDirectorSell5,373$69.63$374,121.99View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014David J NangleSVPSell3,900$72.32$282,048.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Gretchen A FarrellVPSell5,000$74.57$372,850.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014David J NangleSVPSell1,342$72.41$97,174.22View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014G Russell LincolnDirectorSell4,000$70.69$282,760.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Kathryn Jo LincolnDirectorSell3,100$69.03$213,993.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Frederick StueberVPSell9,020$72.30$652,146.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014David GunningDirectorSell11,000$73.47$808,170.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013David NangleVPSell5,597$71.20$398,506.40View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013John StropkiChairmanSell20,000$71.48$1,429,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Frederick StueberVPSell8,064$70.82$571,092.48View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Vincent PetrellaCFOSell24,300$70.49$1,712,907.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Gretchen FarrellVPSell8,260$71.47$590,342.20View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Stephen HanksDirectorSell12,000$71.65$859,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Hellene RuntaghDirectorSell11,000$71.05$781,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Frederick StueberVPSell10,000$71.75$717,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Phillip J MasonDirectorBuy5,000$60.00$300,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Vincent K PetrellaCFOSell17,300$59.94$1,036,962.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013John M StropkiChairmanSell19,950$59.63$1,189,618.50View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Frederick G StueberVPSell4,124$60.30$248,677.20View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013John M StropkiChairmanSell20,050$60.06$1,204,203.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012David M LeblancVPSell16,500$44.04$726,660.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO)
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 30 at 11:04 AM
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www.capitalcube.com - September 30 at 11:04 AM
capitalcube.com logoLincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LECO-US : September 29, 2016 (NASDAQ:LECO)
www.capitalcube.com - September 29 at 10:58 AM
publicnow.com logoLincoln Electric to Showcase Advanced Technology at FABTECH 2016 (NASDAQ:LECO)
www.publicnow.com - September 28 at 5:42 PM
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www.investornewswire.com - September 19 at 5:54 PM
publicnow.com logoLINCOLN ELECTRIC PROMOTES THREE EXECUTIVES IN THE AMERICAS WELDING SEGMENT (NASDAQ:LECO)
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 12 at 5:40 PM
realistinvestor.com logoA Price Target Of $67.666 Is Set By Research Analysts For Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) (NASDAQ:LECO)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 12 at 10:36 AM
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www.realistinvestor.com - September 11 at 10:06 AM
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www.capitalcube.com - September 9 at 5:41 PM
News IconInstitutional Investors Have Decreased Positions in Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) - Post News (NASDAQ:LECO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 9 at 10:39 AM
publicnow.com logoEasom Automation, Lincoln Electric Introduce H-Frame, Automated Weld Cell Solution (NASDAQ:LECO)
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www.realistinvestor.com - September 5 at 10:14 AM
fidaily.com logoWellington Shields Downgrades Rating On Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO) To “Hold” (NASDAQ:LECO)
www.fidaily.com - August 25 at 10:59 AM
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marketrealist.com logoWhy Lincoln Electric Deconsolidated Its Venezuela Subsidiary (NASDAQ:LECO)
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www.msn.com - July 27 at 6:14 PM
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