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Lincoln Electric (LECO) Competitors

$246.99
-2.91 (-1.16%)
(As of 02/20/2024 ET)

LECO vs. AMCR, SWK, ZBRA, PNR, AOS, ALLE, PKG, GGG, NDSN, and CNHI

Should you be buying Lincoln Electric stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Lincoln Electric include Amcor (AMCR), Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), Zebra Technologies (ZBRA), Pentair (PNR), A. O. Smith (AOS), Allegion (ALLE), Packaging Co. of America (PKG), Graco (GGG), Nordson (NDSN), and CNH Industrial (CNHI). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Lincoln Electric vs.

Lincoln Electric (NASDAQ:LECO) and Amcor (NYSE:AMCR) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, community ranking, media sentiment, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Lincoln Electric has a net margin of 13.01% compared to Amcor's net margin of 4.59%. Lincoln Electric's return on equity of 45.09% beat Amcor's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lincoln Electric13.01% 45.09% 16.52%
Amcor 4.59%24.28%5.88%

In the previous week, Lincoln Electric had 22 more articles in the media than Amcor. MarketBeat recorded 28 mentions for Lincoln Electric and 6 mentions for Amcor. Amcor's average media sentiment score of 1.34 beat Lincoln Electric's score of 0.75 indicating that Amcor is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Lincoln Electric
10 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
14 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Amcor
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Lincoln Electric currently has a consensus target price of $208.56, indicating a potential downside of 15.44%. Amcor has a consensus target price of $10.40, indicating a potential upside of 13.79%. Given Amcor's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Amcor is more favorable than Lincoln Electric.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lincoln Electric
2 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.30
Amcor
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Amcor has higher revenue and earnings than Lincoln Electric. Amcor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lincoln Electric, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lincoln Electric$4.19B3.37$545.25M$9.3726.35
Amcor$14.69B0.90$1.05B$0.4420.77

Lincoln Electric pays an annual dividend of $2.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Amcor pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.5%. Lincoln Electric pays out 30.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Amcor pays out 113.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Lincoln Electric received 375 more outperform votes than Amcor when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.70% of users gave Lincoln Electric an outperform vote while only 52.54% of users gave Amcor an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Lincoln ElectricOutperform Votes
437
59.70%
Underperform Votes
295
40.30%
AmcorOutperform Votes
62
52.54%
Underperform Votes
56
47.46%

75.8% of Lincoln Electric shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.5% of Amcor shares are held by institutional investors. 2.9% of Lincoln Electric shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Amcor shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Lincoln Electric has a beta of 1.17, indicating that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amcor has a beta of 0.8, indicating that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Lincoln Electric beats Amcor on 15 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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LECO vs. The Competition

MetricLincoln ElectricMetalworking machinery & equipment IndustryIndustrial SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$14.12B$5.25B$8.90B$7.31B
Dividend Yield1.14%1.42%2.01%3.84%
P/E Ratio26.3554.2819.4514.98
Price / Sales3.371.806.9758.86
Price / Cash22.5219.6115.4325.00
Price / Book10.793.673.704.58
Net Income$545.25M$121.77M$457.60M$206.74M
7 Day Performance8.66%5.49%3.16%3.71%
1 Month Performance11.88%11.70%5.40%5.70%
1 Year Performance40.08%55.64%1.27%2.40%

Lincoln Electric Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AMCR
Amcor
3.9574 of 5 stars
$8.88
-3.3%
$10.40
+17.1%
-20.8%$12.83B$14.69B20.1841,000News Coverage
Positive News
SWK
Stanley Black & Decker
4.667 of 5 stars
$87.11
-4.3%
$97.60
+12.0%
-0.9%$13.35B$15.78B-41.8854,200Positive News
Gap Down
ZBRA
Zebra Technologies
3.2084 of 5 stars
$245.80
-5.2%
$267.00
+8.6%
-14.6%$12.62B$5.78B27.4010,500Earnings Report
Gap Down
PNR
Pentair
4.5212 of 5 stars
$73.89
-1.9%
$77.08
+4.3%
+31.8%$12.21B$4.10B19.7011,250Dividend Announcement
AOS
A. O. Smith
4.0975 of 5 stars
$79.25
-2.5%
$83.40
+5.2%
+19.1%$11.79B$3.85B21.4212,000
ALLE
Allegion
4.2848 of 5 stars
$129.59
-3.0%
$122.29
-5.6%
+11.7%$11.38B$3.27B20.5412,300Earnings Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
PKG
Packaging Co. of America
3.5416 of 5 stars
$164.83
-2.0%
$154.67
-6.2%
+19.1%$14.77B$7.80B19.4415,100News Coverage
GGG
Graco
4.3683 of 5 stars
$87.53
-0.7%
$84.80
-3.1%
+21.6%$14.77B$2.20B29.774,000Positive News
NDSN
Nordson
4.1577 of 5 stars
$260.37
-1.7%
$258.83
-0.6%
+7.2%$14.87B$2.63B30.787,900Upcoming Earnings
CNHI
CNH Industrial
4.0291 of 5 stars
$11.82
-4.8%
$15.07
+27.5%
-27.4%$15.73B$23.55B6.8740,070Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Down

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This page (NASDAQ:LECO) was last updated on 2/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff