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Lincoln Electric Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:LECO)

$84.44
+2.40 (+2.93 %)
(As of 10/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$82.85
Now: $84.44
$86.00
50-Day Range
$79.75
MA: $84.47
$89.92
52-Week Range
$72.28
Now: $84.44
$91.69
Volume231,335 shs
Average Volume330,413 shs
Market Capitalization$5.22 billion
P/E Ratio16.57
Dividend Yield2.29%
Beta1.23
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
CUSIP53390010
Phone216-481-8100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.03 billion
Cash Flow$6.21 per share
Book Value$13.77 per share

Profitability

Net Income$287.07 million

Miscellaneous

Employees11,000
Market Cap$5.22 billion
Next Earnings Date10/30/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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, July 18th. Investors of record on Monday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Tuesday, October 15th. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.23%. 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $1.28 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.02. The industrial products company had revenue of $777.01 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $786.03 million. Lincoln Electric had a return on equity of 36.16% and a net margin of 10.42%. The company's revenue was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.22 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 Wednesday, October 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln Electric.

How can I listen to Lincoln Electric's earnings call?

Lincoln Electric will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 30th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for LECO?

10 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Lincoln Electric's stock. Their predictions range from $80.00 to $111.00. On average, they expect Lincoln Electric's share price to reach $95.22 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lincoln Electric.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lincoln Electric?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln Electric in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Lincoln Electric.

Has Lincoln Electric been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LECO stock has been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog 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 -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company'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 in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,100,400 shares, a drop of 9.2% from the July 31st total of 2,312,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 388,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.4 days. Currently, 3.5% of the company's shares 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), PepsiCo (PEP), Ford Motor (F), Government Properties Income Trust (GOV) and Intel (INTC).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Welch & Forbes LLC (0.18%), Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE (0.13%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Lincoln Electric stock include Christopher L Mapes, G Russell Lincoln, Geoffrey P Allman, George D Blankenship, Hellene S Runtagh, Kathryn Jo Lincoln, Michael Mintun 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 Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE, Pacer Advisors Inc., Welch & Forbes LLC and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln Electric company stock in the last year include Christopher L Mapes, Geoffrey P Allman, George D Blankenship, Hellene S Runtagh and Michael Mintun. 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 Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC. 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 $84.44.

How big of a company is Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $5.22 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 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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  353 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  434 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  787
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 10/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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