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

-1.61 (-1.79 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $88.14
50-Day Range
MA: $93.97
52-Week Range
Now: $88.14
Volume339,134 shs
Average Volume337,665 shs
Market Capitalization$5.39 billion
P/E Ratio18.83
Dividend Yield2.18%
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$3.00 billion
Cash Flow$6.04 per share
Book Value$13.40 per share


Net Income$293.11 million


Market Cap$5.39 billion
Next Earnings Date4/27/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.49 per share on Wednesday, April 15th. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.22%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 30th. 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 Thursday, February, 13th. The industrial products company reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.13 by $0.02. The industrial products company had revenue of $736.31 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $735.90 million. Lincoln Electric had a return on equity of 35.24% and a net margin of 9.76%. The business's revenue was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.29 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 Monday, April 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln Electric.

What price target have analysts set for LECO?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Lincoln Electric's shares. Their forecasts range from $84.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect Lincoln Electric's stock price to reach $91.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lincoln Electric.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lincoln Electric?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln Electric in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 articles about LECO stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lincoln Electric earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Lincoln Electric.

Are investors shorting Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,430,000 shares, a drop of 11.2% from the January 15th total of 1,610,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 292,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.9 days. Currently, 2.4% of the shares of the stock 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), PepsiCo (PEP), Starbucks (SBUX), Intel (INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), Baidu (BIDU), Tesla (TSLA), Ford Motor (F) and Home Depot (HD).

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.79%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.03%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.98%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.81%), Royce & Associates LP (1.60%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.23%). Company insiders that own Lincoln Electric stock include Christopher L Mapes, Douglas S Lance, G Russell Lincoln, Gabriel Bruno, Geoffrey P Allman, George D Blankenship, Hellene S Runtagh, Kathryn Jo Lincoln, Michael J Whitehead, Michael Mintun, 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 Point72 Asset Management L.P., State Street Corp, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Royce & Associates LP, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC and Welch & Forbes LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln Electric company stock in the last year include Christopher L Mapes, Douglas S Lance, Gabriel Bruno, Geoffrey P Allman, George D Blankenship, Hellene S Runtagh, Michael J Whitehead, Michael Mintun, Michele R Kuhrt, Steven B Hedlund, Thomas A Flohn and Vincent K Petrella. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lincoln Electric.

Which major investors are buying Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Adams Diversified Equity Fund Inc., Man Group plc, UBS Group AG, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. 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 $88.14.

How big of a company is Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $5.39 billion and generates $3.00 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $293.11 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.70 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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  377 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  460 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  837
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 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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