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

+0.52 (+0.63 %)
(As of 08/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $82.84
50-Day Range
MA: $83.54
52-Week Range
Now: $82.84
Volume10,719 shs
Average Volume470,798 shs
Market Capitalization$5.12 billion
P/E Ratio17.13
Dividend Yield2.33%
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$6.1867 per share
Book Value$13.69 per share


Net Income$287.07 million


Market Cap$5.12 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (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 Thursday, July 18th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Tuesday, October 15th. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 27th. View Lincoln Electric's Dividend History.

How were Lincoln Electric's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $1.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.02. The industrial products company earned $777.01 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $786.03 million. Lincoln Electric had a return on equity of 36.16% and a net margin of 10.42%. Lincoln Electric's quarterly revenue was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.22 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, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln Electric.

What price target have analysts set for LECO?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Lincoln Electric's shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $111.00. On average, they expect Lincoln Electric's share price to reach $96.6250 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lincoln Electric.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lincoln Electric?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln Electric in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lincoln Electric.

Has Lincoln Electric been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LECO stock has been trending negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lincoln Electric earned a news impact score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Lincoln Electric.

Are investors shorting Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,312,300 shares, a drop of 7.0% from the June 30th total of 2,485,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 400,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.8 days. Approximately 4.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Alphabet (GOOG), Ford Motor (F), Government Properties Income Trust (GOV), Intel (INTC) and PepsiCo (PEP).

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (9.77%), BlackRock Inc. (9.69%), Atria Investments LLC (4.03%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.72%), Keybank National Association OH (2.19%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.97%). Company insiders that own Lincoln Electric stock include Christopher L Mapes, G Russell Lincoln, Geoffrey P Allman, Hellene S Runtagh, Kathryn Jo Lincoln, Michele R Kuhrt 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 WINTON GROUP Ltd, Vanguard Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., EULAV Asset Management and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln Electric company stock in the last year include Christopher L Mapes, Geoffrey P Allman, Hellene S Runtagh and Kathryn Jo Lincoln. 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 Atria Investments LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Janus Henderson Group PLC and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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 $82.85.

How big of a company is Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $5.12 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

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:  346 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  416 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  762
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 8/19/2019 by Staff

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