Lincoln Electric Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.34 (-1.01 %)
(As of 09/20/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume261,919 shs
Average Volume231,945 shs
Market Capitalization$7.79 billion
P/E Ratio26.88
Dividend Yield1.54%
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About Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. engages in the manufacture of arc welding equipment, consumable welding products and other welding and cutting products. Its welding products include arc welding power sources, wire feeding systems, robotic welding packages, fume extraction equipment, consumable electrodes and fluxes. The firm offers CNC plasma and oxy-fuel cutting systems, regulators and torches used in oxy-fuel welding, cutting and brazing. It operates through the following segments: Americas Welding, International Welding and The Harris Products Group. The Americas Welding segment includes welding operations in North and South America. The International Welding segment primarily includes welding operations in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The Harris Products Group includes the company's global cutting, soldering and brazing businesses as well as the retail business in the United States. The company was founded on 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH.


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Overall MarketRank

2.46 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

60th out of 240 stocks

Metalworking Machinery & Equipment Industry

2nd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Lincoln Electric (NASDAQ:LECO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Lincoln Electric a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln Electric in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Lincoln Electric stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Lincoln Electric?

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When is Lincoln Electric's next earnings date?

Lincoln Electric is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 26th 2021.
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How were Lincoln Electric's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 27th. The industrial products company reported $1.67 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.48 by $0.19. The industrial products company earned $826.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $790.15 million. Lincoln Electric had a net margin of 9.97% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 41.01%. Lincoln Electric's revenue was up 39.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.80 EPS.
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How has Lincoln Electric's stock price 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 82.4% and is now trading at $131.16.
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How often does Lincoln Electric pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 21st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.51 per share on Thursday, July 15th. This represents a $2.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 29th.
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Is Lincoln Electric a good dividend stock?

Lincoln Electric pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.54%. The dividend payout ratio of Lincoln Electric is 49.16%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Lincoln Electric will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.09% next year. This indicates that Lincoln Electric will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for LECO?

7 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Lincoln Electric's stock. Their forecasts range from $102.00 to $155.00. On average, they anticipate Lincoln Electric's stock price to reach $134.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Lincoln Electric's key executives?

Lincoln Electric's management team includes the following people:
  • Christopher Lee Mapes, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Gabriel Bruno, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Executive VP
  • Thomas Matthews, Senior VP-Technology, Research & Development
  • Anthony K. Battle, Chief Compliance Officer & SVP-Internal Audit
  • Michele R. Kuhrt, Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP

What is Christopher L. Mapes' approval rating as Lincoln Electric's CEO?

113 employees have rated Lincoln Electric CEO Christopher L. Mapes on Christopher L. Mapes has an approval rating of 68% among Lincoln Electric's employees.

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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 (ET), The Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), The Procter & Gamble (PG), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) and AT&T (T).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.81%), BlackRock Inc. (9.12%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.32%), State Street Corp (4.61%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.43%) and Keybank National Association OH (2.31%). Company insiders that own Lincoln Electric stock include Christopher L Mapes, Douglas S Lance, Gabriel Bruno, Geoffrey P Allman, Jennifer I Ansberry, Michael J Whitehead, Michele R Kuhrt, Steven B Hedlund, Thomas A Flohn and Vincent K Petrella.
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Which major investors are selling Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Principal Financial Group Inc., Millennium Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Keybank National Association OH, and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln Electric company stock in the last year include Geoffrey P Allman, Jennifer I Ansberry, Michael J Whitehead, Steven B Hedlund, and Thomas A Flohn.
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Which major investors are buying Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bessemer Group Inc., State Street Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, and Boston Trust Walden 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Lincoln Electric's stock price today?

One share of LECO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $131.16.

How much money does Lincoln Electric make?

Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $7.79 billion and generates $2.66 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $206.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.15 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Lincoln Electric have?

Lincoln Electric employs 11,000 workers across the globe.

When was Lincoln Electric founded?

Lincoln Electric was founded in 1895.

What is Lincoln Electric's official website?

The official website for Lincoln Electric is

Where are Lincoln Electric's headquarters?

Lincoln Electric is headquartered at 22801 ST CLAIR AVE, CLEVELAND OH, 44117.

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 (888) 935-3877 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/20/2021 by Staff
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