NASDAQ:LECO - Lincoln Electric Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $93.79 +0.34 (+0.36 %) (As of 08/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$93.45Today's Range$93.50 - $94.2952-Week Range$81.48 - $101.34Volume205,300 shsAverage Volume391,749 shsMarket Capitalization$5.99 billionP/E Ratio24.83Dividend Yield1.69%Beta1.13 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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'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. Receive LECO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LECO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Metalworking machinery & equipment Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery SectorIndustrial Products SymbolNASDAQ:LECO CUSIP53390010 Webwww.lincolnelectric.com Phone216-481-8100 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.74 Current Ratio2.62 Quick Ratio1.94 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.83 Forward P/E Ratio19.79 P/E Growth1.53 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.62 billion Price / Sales2.33 Cash Flow$4.9809 per share Price / Cash18.83 Book Value$14.18 per share Price / Book6.61 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.79 Net Income$247.50 million Net Margins8.77% Return on Equity29.77% Return on Assets11.62% Miscellaneous Employees11,000 Outstanding Shares65,170,000Market Cap$5.99 billion 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View Lincoln Electric's Dividend History. How were Lincoln Electric's earnings last quarter? Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 23rd. The industrial products company reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $1.22. The industrial products company had revenue of $790.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $810.54 million. Lincoln Electric had a net margin of 8.77% and a return on equity of 29.77%. Lincoln Electric's quarterly revenue was up 26.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.97 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 Friday, October, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln Electric. What price target have analysts set for LECO? 10 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Lincoln Electric's stock. Their predictions range from $93.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate Lincoln Electric's share price to reach $105.7143 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.7% 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 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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 stories about LECO stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.22 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Lincoln Electric. Who are Lincoln Electric's major shareholders? Lincoln Electric's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.74%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.39%), Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt (2.14%), Keybank National Association OH (2.01%), Royce & Associates LP (1.85%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.65%). 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 institutional investors are selling Lincoln Electric stock? LECO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, Voya Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Advisors Asset Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Legal & General Group Plc. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln Electric company stock in the last year include G Russell Lincoln, Michele R Kuhrt and William E Macdonald III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lincoln Electric. Which institutional investors are buying Lincoln Electric stock? LECO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Keybank National Association OH, BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Wolverine Asset Management 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Lincoln Electric's stock price today? One share of LECO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $93.79. How big of a company is Lincoln Electric? Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $5.99 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 (NASDAQ LECO)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 287 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 353 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 640MarketBeat'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. 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