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NASDAQ:LECOLincoln Electric Stock Price, Forecast & News

$98.13
+0.07 (+0.07 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 10:24 AM ET)
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$97.51
Now: $98.13
$98.89
50-Day Range
$80.28
MA: $88.48
$98.06
52-Week Range
$59.29
Now: $98.13
$98.93
Volume274,200 shs
Average Volume385,908 shs
Market Capitalization$5.83 billion
P/E Ratio27.56
Dividend Yield2.00%
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. 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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Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.60 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Cash Flow$6.34 per share
Book Value$13.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$293.11 million

Miscellaneous

Employees11,000
Market Cap$5.83 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$98.13
+0.07 (+0.07 %)
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Lincoln Electric (NASDAQ:LECO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Lincoln Electric's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Lincoln Electric's stock was trading at $71.90 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LECO stock has increased by 36.5% and is now trading at $98.13.
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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) released its earnings results on Monday, July, 27th. The industrial products company reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.45. The industrial products company earned $590.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $556.14 million. Lincoln Electric had a return on equity of 33.45% and a net margin of 7.93%. The business's revenue was down 24.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $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 dividend 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Lincoln Electric's shares. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $106.00. On average, they anticipate Lincoln Electric's share price to reach $88.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.6%.
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Has Lincoln Electric been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LECO stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,430,000 shares, a decline of 11.2% from the December 31st total of 1,610,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 292,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.9 days. Currently, 2.4% of the shares of the company 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 institutional and retail 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, Geoffrey P Allman, 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 bought 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., Nordea Investment Management AB, Nicholas Investment Partners LP, and Heartland Advisors Inc..
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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 $98.13.

How big of a company is Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $5.83 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 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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