NASDAQ:LECO - Lincoln Electric Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$94.02 +0.23 (+0.25 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 11:37 AM ET)
Previous Close$94.18
Today's Range$93.80 - $94.27
52-Week Range$81.48 - $101.34
Volume1,962 shs
Average Volume333,685 shs
Market Capitalization$6.09 billion
P/E Ratio24.85
Dividend Yield1.67%
Beta1.13
Lincoln Electric logoLincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells welding, cutting, and brazing products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Americas Welding, International Welding, and The Harris Products Group. The company's welding products include arc welding power sources, plasma cutters, wire feeding systems, robotic welding packages, integrated automation systems, fume extraction equipment, consumable electrodes, fluxes and welding accessories, and specialty welding consumables and fabrication products. It also provides computer numeric controlled plasma and oxy-fuel cutting systems, and regulators and torches used in oxy-fuel welding, cutting, and brazing; and consumables used in the brazing and soldering alloys market. In addition, the company is involved in the retail business in the United States. It serves general fabrication, energy and process, automotive and transportation, heavy fabrication, and construction and infrastructure industries, as well as ship building and maintenance and repair markets. The company sells its products directly to users of welding products, as well as through industrial distributors, retailers, and agents. Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Metalworking machinery & equipment
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNASDAQ:LECO
CUSIP53390010
Phone216-481-8100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.74
Current Ratio2.62
Quick Ratio1.94

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio24.85
Forward P/E Ratio19.84
P/E Growth1.55

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.62 billion
Price / Sales2.33
Cash Flow$4.9097 per share
Price / Cash19.15
Book Value$14.18 per share
Price / Book6.63

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.79
Net Income$247.50 million
Net Margins8.77%
Return on Equity29.77%
Return on Assets11.62%

Miscellaneous

Employees11,000
Outstanding Shares65,170,000
Market Cap$6.09 billion

Lincoln Electric (NASDAQ:LECO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lincoln Electric's stock symbol?

Lincoln Electric trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LECO."

How often does Lincoln Electric pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 19th. Investors of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View Lincoln Electric's Dividend History.

How were Lincoln Electric's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $1.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.22. The industrial products company had revenue of $790.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $810.54 million. Lincoln Electric had a net margin of 8.77% and a return on equity of 29.77%. The company's revenue was up 26.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.97 earnings per share. View Lincoln Electric's Earnings History.

When is Lincoln Electric's next earnings date?

Lincoln Electric is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln Electric.

What price target have analysts set for LECO?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Lincoln Electric's shares. Their predictions range from $93.00 to $115.00. On average, they expect Lincoln Electric's share price to reach $105.7143 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lincoln Electric.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lincoln Electric?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln Electric in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lincoln Electric.

Who are some of Lincoln Electric's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Lincoln Electric include Makita (MKTAY), SPX Flow (FLOW), SPX (SPXC), P & F Industries (PFIN) and WSI Industries (WSCI).

Who are Lincoln Electric's key executives?

Lincoln Electric's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Christopher L. Mapes, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Vincent K. Petrella, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Jennifer I. Ansberry, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 44)
  • Mr. George D. Blankenship, Exec. VP & Pres of Americas Welding (Age 55)
  • Mr. Steven B. Hedlund, Exec. VP & Pres of International Welding (Age 51)

Has Lincoln Electric been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about LECO stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lincoln Electric earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.91 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Lincoln Electric.

Who are Lincoln Electric's major shareholders?

Lincoln Electric's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.74%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.39%), Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt (2.14%), Keybank National Association OH (2.01%), Royce & Associates LP (1.85%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.65%). Company insiders that own Lincoln Electric stock include David H Gunning, Frederick G Stueber, G Russell Lincoln, Gabriel Bruno, Geoffrey P Allman, George D Blankenship, Kathryn Jo Lincoln, Michele R Kuhrt, Steven B Hedlund, Thomas A Flohn, Vincent K Petrella and William E Macdonald III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lincoln Electric.

Which major investors are selling Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, Voya Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Advisors Asset Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Legal & General Group Plc. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln Electric company stock in the last year include G Russell Lincoln, Michele R Kuhrt and William E Macdonald III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lincoln Electric.

Which major investors are buying Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Keybank National Association OH, BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Wolverine Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lincoln Electric.

How do I buy shares of Lincoln Electric?

Shares of LECO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lincoln Electric's stock price today?

One share of LECO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $93.84.

How big of a company is Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $6.09 billion and generates $2.62 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $247.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.79 on an earnings per share basis. Lincoln Electric employs 11,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric's mailing address is 22801 ST. CLAIR AVENUE, CLEVELAND OH, 44117. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 216-481-8100 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lincoln Electric (NASDAQ LECO)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  287 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  353 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  640
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lincoln Electric and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LECO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LECO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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