NASDAQ:LECO - Lincoln Electric Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$88.61 -0.40 (-0.45 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$88.61
Today's Range$88.46 - $90.14
52-Week Range$81.48 - $101.34
Volume468,043 shs
Average Volume370,653 shs
Market Capitalization$5.84 billion
P/E Ratio23.38
Dividend Yield1.75%
Beta1.11
Lincoln Electric logoLincoln 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's welding products include 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metalworking machinery & equipment
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNASDAQ:LECO
CUSIP53390010
Phone216-481-8100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.71
Current Ratio2.63
Quick Ratio1.93

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.38
Forward P/E Ratio18.69
P/E Growth1.52

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.62 billion
Price / Sales2.21
Cash Flow$4.8580 per share
Price / Cash18.24
Book Value$14.18 per share
Price / Book6.25

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.79
Net Income$247.50 million
Net Margins9.01%
Return on Equity28.83%
Return on Assets11.35%

Miscellaneous

Employees11,000
Outstanding Shares65,560,000

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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 Thursday, April 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, July 13th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 28th. View Lincoln Electric's Dividend History.

How were Lincoln Electric's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $1.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.02. The industrial products company had revenue of $757.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $737.87 million. Lincoln Electric had a return on equity of 28.83% and a net margin of 9.01%. The business's revenue was up 30.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.88 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, July, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln Electric.

What price target have analysts set for LECO?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Lincoln Electric's shares. Their forecasts range from $93.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate Lincoln Electric's share price to reach $103.6667 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Lincoln Electric.

Who are some of Lincoln Electric's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Lincoln Electric include Makita (MKTAY), SPX Flow (FLOW), SPX (SPXC), P & F Industries (PFIN) and WSI Industries (WSCI).

Who are Lincoln Electric's key executives?

Lincoln Electric's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Christopher L. Mapes, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Vincent K. Petrella, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Jennifer I. Ansberry, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 44)
  • Mr. George D. Blankenship, Exec. VP & Pres of Americas Welding (Age 55)
  • Mr. Steven B. Hedlund, Exec. VP & Pres of International Welding (Age 51)

Has Lincoln Electric been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LECO stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lincoln Electric earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.45 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Lincoln Electric's major shareholders?

Lincoln Electric's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.30%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.40%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.66%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.64%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.37%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.37%). Company insiders that own Lincoln Electric stock include David H Gunning, Frederick G Stueber, G Russell Lincoln, Gabriel Bruno, Geoffrey P Allman, George D Blankenship, Kathryn Jo Lincoln, 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 Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Hsbc Holdings PLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Millennium Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln Electric company stock in the last year include G Russell Lincoln and Michele R Kuhrt. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lincoln Electric.

Which major investors are buying Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Legal & General Group Plc, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Stanley Laman Group Ltd., Principal Financial Group Inc. and Principal Financial Group Inc.. 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 $88.61.

How big of a company is Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $5.84 billion and generates $2.62 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $247.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.79 on an earnings per share basis. Lincoln Electric employs 11,000 workers across the globe.

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 (LECO)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  267 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  342 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  609
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 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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