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NASDAQ:LECOLincoln Electric Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.24 (+1.28 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $98.06
50-Day Range
MA: $88.17
52-Week Range
Now: $98.06
Volume415,500 shs
Average Volume387,124 shs
Market Capitalization$5.82 billion
P/E Ratio27.55
Dividend Yield2.00%
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. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.60 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Cash Flow$6.33 per share
Book Value$13.40 per share


Net Income$293.11 million


Market Cap$5.82 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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Lincoln Electric (NASDAQ:LECO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lincoln Electric's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Lincoln Electric's stock was trading at $71.90 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LECO stock has increased by 36.4% and is now trading at $98.06.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Lincoln Electric?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln Electric in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Lincoln Electric's next earnings date?

Lincoln Electric is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Lincoln Electric's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 27th. The industrial products company reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.45. The industrial products company had revenue of $590.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $556.14 million. Lincoln Electric had a net margin of 7.93% and a return on equity of 33.45%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 24.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.28 earnings per share.
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How often does Lincoln Electric pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.49 per share on Thursday, October 15th. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 29th.
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What price target have analysts set for LECO?

7 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Lincoln Electric's stock. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $106.00. On average, they anticipate Lincoln Electric's stock price to reach $88.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.5%.
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Has Lincoln Electric been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about LECO stock have been trending extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lincoln Electric earned a media sentiment score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,430,000 shares, a drop of 11.2% from the December 31st 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. Approximately 2.4% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Boeing (BA), Procter & Gamble (PG), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), PepsiCo (PEP), AT&T (T), Caterpillar (CAT) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Lincoln Electric's key executives?

Lincoln Electric's management team includes the following 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)

What is Lincoln Electric's stock symbol?

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

Who are Lincoln Electric's major shareholders?

Lincoln Electric's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Keybank National Association OH (2.24%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.03%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.97%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.34%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.32%) and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (1.17%). Company insiders that own Lincoln Electric stock include Christopher L Mapes, Douglas S Lance, 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 and Vincent K Petrella.
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Which institutional investors are selling Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC, UBS Group AG, AlphaCrest Capital Management LLC, American International Group Inc., and Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln Electric company stock in the last year include Christopher L Mapes, Douglas S Lance, Gabriel Bruno, George D Blankenship, Michael J Whitehead, Michael Mintun, Michele R Kuhrt, Steven B Hedlund, Thomas A Flohn, and Vincent K Petrella.
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Which institutional investors are buying Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Nicholas Investment Partners LP, Heartland Advisors Inc., and BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp.
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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 $98.06.

How big of a company is Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $5.82 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.

What is Lincoln Electric's official website?

The official website for Lincoln Electric is www.lincolnelectric.com.

How can I contact Lincoln Electric?

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

This page was last updated on 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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