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Lincoln Electric Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:LECO)

+0.12 (+0.13 %)
(As of 11/15/2019 06:18 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $90.92
50-Day Range
MA: $87.88
52-Week Range
Now: $90.92
Volume139,700 shs
Average Volume392,505 shs
Market Capitalization$5.56 billion
P/E Ratio18.86
Dividend Yield2.04%
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 offers welding products, including 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metalworking machinery & equipment
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LECO



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.03 billion
Cash Flow$5.96 per share
Book Value$13.31 per share


Net Income$287.07 million


Market Cap$5.56 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)

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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 Tuesday, October 22nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.49 per share on Wednesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.16%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 30th. This is an increase from Lincoln Electric's previous quarterly dividend of $0.47. View Lincoln Electric's Dividend History.

How were Lincoln Electric's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 30th. The industrial products company reported $1.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.24 by $0.15. The industrial products company earned $730.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $750.21 million. Lincoln Electric had a net margin of 10.50% and a return on equity of 36.00%. Lincoln Electric's revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.21 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 Thursday, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln Electric.

What price target have analysts set for LECO?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Lincoln Electric's stock. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect Lincoln Electric's stock price to reach $92.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lincoln Electric.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lincoln Electric?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln Electric in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 2 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?

News stories about LECO stock have been trending somewhat negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lincoln Electric earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Lincoln Electric.

Are investors shorting Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric saw a decrease in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,450,000 shares, a decrease of 25.3% from the September 30th total of 1,940,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 329,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.4 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Lincoln Electric's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Lincoln Electric's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lincoln Electric own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lincoln Electric investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Starbucks (SBUX), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Alphabet (GOOG), PepsiCo (PEP), Ford Motor (F), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Government Properties Income Trust (GOV) and Intel (INTC).

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 shareholders include Keybank National Association OH (2.18%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.60%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.90%), Marathon Asset Management LLP (0.44%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (0.36%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.27%). Company insiders that own Lincoln Electric stock include Christopher L Mapes, Douglas S Lance, G Russell Lincoln, Geoffrey P Allman, George D Blankenship, Hellene S Runtagh, Kathryn Jo Lincoln, Michael J Whitehead, Michael Mintun, Steven B Hedlund 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 GW&K Investment Management LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Marathon Asset Management LLP, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Skylands Capital LLC, Brinker Capital Inc. and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln Electric company stock in the last year include Christopher L Mapes, Douglas S Lance, Geoffrey P Allman, George D Blankenship, Hellene S Runtagh, Michael J Whitehead, Michael Mintun and Steven B Hedlund. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lincoln Electric.

Which institutional investors are buying Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Ledyard National Bank, Boston Trust Walden Corp, California Public Employees Retirement System, First Trust Advisors LP, Comerica Bank, Pegasus Partners Ltd. and Zeke Capital Advisors 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lincoln Electric's stock price today?

One share of LECO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $90.92.

How big of a company is Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $5.56 billion and generates $3.03 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $287.07 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.View Additional Information About Lincoln Electric.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  359 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  440 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  799
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 11/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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