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Lincoln Electric Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.42 (+2.00 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $123.40
50-Day Range
MA: $118.97
52-Week Range
Now: $123.40
Volume299,805 shs
Average Volume244,529 shs
Market Capitalization$7.34 billion
P/E Ratio36.73
Dividend Yield1.69%
Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, 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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Overall MarketRank

2.01 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

36th out of 397 stocks

Metalworking Machinery & Equipment Industry

1st out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metalworking machinery & equipment
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LECO



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Cash Flow$6.39 per share
Book Value$13.40 per share


Net Income$293.11 million


Market Cap$7.34 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2021 (Confirmed)
+2.42 (+2.00 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Lincoln Electric (NASDAQ:LECO) Frequently Asked Questions

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 shares have increased by 71.6% and is now trading at $123.40.
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Is Lincoln Electric a buy right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln Electric in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Lincoln Electric stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LECO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Lincoln Electric?

Wall Street analysts have given Lincoln Electric a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Lincoln Electric wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Doug Parker's approval rating as Lincoln Electric's CEO?

1,448 employees have rated Lincoln Electric CEO Doug Parker on Glassdoor.com. Doug Parker has an approval rating of 60% among Lincoln Electric's employees. This puts Doug Parker in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Lincoln Electric's next earnings date?

Lincoln Electric is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 12th 2021.
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How can I listen to Lincoln Electric's earnings call?

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

How were Lincoln Electric's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 27th. The industrial products company reported $1.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.31. The industrial products company had revenue of $668.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $611.83 million. Lincoln Electric had a return on equity of 34.42% and a net margin of 7.59%. Lincoln Electric's revenue was down 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.09 EPS.
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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 Tuesday, October 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.51 per share on Friday, January 15th. This represents a $2.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 30th. This is an increase from Lincoln Electric's previous quarterly dividend of $0.49.
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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 1.69%. Lincoln Electric does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Lincoln Electric is 43.40%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Lincoln Electric will have a dividend payout ratio of 43.13% 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?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Lincoln Electric's shares. Their forecasts range from $102.00 to $130.00. On average, they expect Lincoln Electric's stock price to reach $115.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.3%.
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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 (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).

Who are Lincoln Electric's key executives?

Lincoln Electric's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Christopher L. Mapes, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58, Pay $2.93M)
  • Ms. Jennifer I. Ansberry, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 46, Pay $899.83k)
  • Mr. Steven B. Hedlund, Exec. VP and Pres of the Americas Welding & International Welding Segments (Age 53, Pay $1.25M)
  • Mr. Gabriel Bruno, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Amanda H. Butler, VP of Investor Relations & Communications
  • Ms. Michele R. Kuhrt, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Michael J. Whitehead, Sr. VP and Pres of Global Automation, Cutting & Additive Bus.es (Age 46)
  • Mr. David J. Nangle, Exec. VP & Pres of Harris Products Group (Age 63)
  • Mr. Thomas A. Flohn, Sr. VP & Pres of International (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael S. Mintun, Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing - North America (Age 57)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.01%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.14%), Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE (0.13%), We Are One Seven LLC (0.04%), Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO (0.04%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%). 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, Jennifer I Ansberry, 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 Pacer Advisors Inc., National Investment Services of America LLC, Raymond James Trust N.A., Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV, and Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln Electric company stock in the last year include Douglas S Lance, Geoffrey P Allman, Jennifer I Ansberry, Michael J Whitehead, Michele R Kuhrt, Steven B Hedlund, and Thomas A Flohn.
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Which institutional investors are buying Lincoln Electric stock?

LECO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including We Are One Seven LLC, Uncommon Cents Investing LLC, Diversified Trust Co, Martin Capital Partners LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, Huntington National Bank, and Welch & Forbes LLC.
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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.

What is Lincoln Electric's stock price today?

One share of LECO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $123.40.

How big of a company is Lincoln Electric?

Lincoln Electric has a market capitalization of $7.34 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 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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