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

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$88.06 +0.52 (+0.59 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$87.54
Today's Range$87.39 - $88.69
52-Week Range$72.28 - $97.93
Volume310,468 shs
Average Volume313,924 shs
Market Capitalization$5.68 billion
P/E Ratio18.27
Dividend Yield2.15%
Beta1.23
Lincoln 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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.03 billion
Cash Flow$5.9742 per share
Book Value$14.18 per share

Profitability

Net Income$287.06 million

Miscellaneous

Employees11,000
Market Cap$5.68 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 18th. Investors of record on Friday, March 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th. View Lincoln Electric's Dividend History.

How were Lincoln Electric's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 14th. The industrial products company reported $1.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.09. The industrial products company had revenue of $744 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $763.57 million. Lincoln Electric had a return on equity of 33.31% and a net margin of 9.48%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.01 EPS. 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 Monday, April 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln Electric.

What price target have analysts set for LECO?

9 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Lincoln Electric's shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $111.00. On average, they expect Lincoln Electric's stock price to reach $96.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lincoln Electric.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lincoln Electric?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln Electric in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Lincoln Electric.

Has Lincoln Electric been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LECO stock has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lincoln Electric earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Lincoln Electric's key competitors?

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Lincoln Electric own?

Who are Lincoln Electric's key executives?

Lincoln Electric's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Christopher L. Mapes, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Vincent K. Petrella, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Jennifer I. Ansberry, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 45)
  • Mr. George D. Blankenship, Exec. VP & Pres of Americas Welding (Age 56)
  • Mr. Steven B. Hedlund, Exec. VP & Pres of International Welding (Age 52)

Who are Lincoln Electric's major shareholders?

Lincoln Electric's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.35%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (3.16%), Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt (2.25%), Royce & Associates LP (1.83%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.66%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.57%). Company insiders that own Lincoln Electric stock include David H Gunning, G Russell Lincoln, Gabriel Bruno, Kathryn Jo Lincoln, Michele R Kuhrt, Steven B Hedlund, Thomas A Flohn and William E Macdonald III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lincoln Electric.

Which institutional investors are selling Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Barclays PLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., Royce & Associates LP and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln Electric company stock in the last year include G Russell Lincoln, Kathryn Jo Lincoln and William E Macdonald III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lincoln Electric.

Which institutional investors are buying Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Precision Path Capital LP, Northern Trust Corp, Gotham Asset Management LLC, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP and BlackRock Inc.. 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 $88.06.

How big of a company is Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $5.68 billion and generates $3.03 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $287.06 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.82 on an earnings per share basis. Lincoln Electric employs 11,000 workers across the globe.

What is Lincoln Electric's official website?

The official website for Lincoln Electric is http://www.lincolnelectric.com.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  316 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  386 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  702
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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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