Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO): Price and Financial Metrics


Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO): $143.82

-2.77 (-1.89%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

LECO POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where LECO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.34% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LECO is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • LECO's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 29.35% of US stocks).

LECO Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LECO is 3.98 -- better than 87.34% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 83.54% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, LECO is more volatile than only 6.71% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC are WTS, MAT, DCI, WSM, and FCN.
  • LECO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC's official web site, go to www.lincolnelectric.com.

LECO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, LECO's EV/EBIT ratio is 5.71% lower, now standing at 16.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, LECO's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LECO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LECO 2022-11-30 2.3 9.2 19.5 16.5
LECO 2022-11-29 2.3 9.0 19.1 16.2
LECO 2022-11-28 2.3 9.1 19.2 16.3
LECO 2022-11-25 2.3 9.3 19.7 16.6
LECO 2022-11-23 2.3 9.3 19.6 16.6
LECO 2022-11-22 2.4 9.3 19.7 16.7

LECO Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -4.11%.
  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 46.09%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -9.11%.
Over the past 33 months, LECO's revenue has gone up $671,256,000.

The table below shows LECO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 3,674.528 381.522 437.505
2022-06-30 3,545.742 361.13 360.037
2022-03-31 3,402.607 362.891 328.319
2021-12-31 3,234.18 365.063 276.466
2021-09-30 3,083.723 390.926 267.117
2021-06-30 2,946.157 370.583 293.839

LECO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LECO has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 86.31% of graded US stocks.
  • LECO's asset turnover comes in at 1.264 -- ranking 7th of 104 Machinery stocks.
  • DE, DOV, and ZBRA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LECO.

The table below shows LECO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.264 0.332 0.188
2021-06-30 1.253 0.330 0.208
2021-03-31 1.192 0.328 0.164
2020-12-31 1.175 0.328 0.150
2020-09-30 1.187 0.327 0.149
2020-06-30 1.195 0.328 0.156

LECO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LECO, see our LECO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $150.83 Average Broker Recommendation 1.61 (Moderate Buy)

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LECO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $143.82 52-week high $150.68
Prev. close $146.59 52-week low $118.17
Day low $142.09 Volume 291,500
Day high $146.83 Avg. volume 280,259
50-day MA $137.65 Dividend yield 1.53%
200-day MA $134.16 Market Cap 8.30B

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO) Company Bio


Lincoln Electric Holdings designs, develops and manufactures arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and is also in the brazing and soldering alloys market. The company was founded in 1895 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.


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Below are the latest news stories about LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LECO as an investment opportunity.

Lincoln Electric (LECO) Buys Fori to Boost Automation Growth

Lincoln Electric (LECO) announces the acquisition completion of Fori, which will boost its automation growth strategy and expand its international reach.

Yahoo | December 2, 2022

Lincoln Electric Completes Acquisition of Fori Automation, LLC

CLEVELAND, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LECO) is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Fori Automation, LLC (“Fori”) and closed on a $400 million senior secured term loan to partially fund the acquisition. “We are excited to welcome Fori into Lincoln Electric and expand our leading portfolio of automation solutions and engineering expertise to advance customers’ productivity needs,” stated C

Yahoo | December 1, 2022

Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.64

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.'s ( NASDAQ:LECO ) dividend will be increasing from last year's payment of the same...

Yahoo | November 30, 2022

SVP At This Industrials Company Sells $933K of Stock

Michael J Whitehead , SVP at Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ: LECO ), reported a large insider sell on November 1, according to a new SEC filing. What Happened: A Form 4 filing from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday showed that Whitehead sold 6,653 shares of Lincoln Electric Holdings . The total transaction amounted to $933,222. Lincoln Electric Holdings shares are trading down 1.44% at $140.84 at the time of this writing on Wednesday morning. Now trade stocks online commission free with Charles Schwab, a trusted and complete investment firm. Why Insider Transactions Are Important Insider transactions shouldn''t be used primarily … Full story available on Benzinga.com

Benzinga | November 2, 2022

SVP At This Industrials Company Sells $477K of Stock

Geoffrey P Allman , SVP at Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ: LECO ), reported a large insider sell on November 1, according to a new SEC filing. What Happened: A Form 4 filing from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday showed that Allman sold 3,335 shares of Lincoln Electric Holdings . The total transaction amounted to $477,653. Lincoln Electric Holdings shares are trading down 1.44% at $140.84 at the time of this writing on Wednesday morning. Now trade stocks online commission free with Charles Schwab, a trusted and complete investment firm. The Importance of Insider Transactions Insider transactions shouldn''t be used … Full story available on Benzinga.com

Benzinga | November 2, 2022

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LECO Price Returns

1-mo 0.22%
3-mo 4.25%
6-mo 7.75%
1-year 7.54%
3-year 64.03%
5-year 70.87%
YTD 4.46%
2021 21.42%
2020 22.97%
2019 25.41%
2018 -12.24%
2017 21.37%

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