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

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO): $125.89

1.06 (+0.85%)

POWR Rating

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  • LECO scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 94.95% of US stocks.
  • LECO's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 169 days.
  • LECO's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 42.5% of US stocks).

LECO Stock Summary

  • Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 87.59% of US listed stocks.
  • LECO's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 112.03 -- higher than 81.03% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, LECO is more volatile than only 5.41% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be OSK, VMI, ALLE, AMN, and PSMT.
  • Visit LECO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

LECO Valuation Summary

  • LECO's EV/EBIT ratio is 22.1; this is 1.14% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, LECO's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 12.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, LECO's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 12.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LECO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LECO 2021-09-03 2.7 9.4 27.6 22.1
LECO 2021-09-02 2.8 9.5 27.9 22.3
LECO 2021-09-01 2.8 9.5 27.7 22.2
LECO 2021-08-31 2.8 9.6 28.2 22.6
LECO 2021-08-30 2.9 9.8 28.6 22.9
LECO 2021-08-27 2.8 9.7 28.4 22.7

LECO Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 9.79%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 28.31%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at 60.58%.
LECO's revenue has moved up $323,915,000 over the prior 15 months.

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
2021-09-30 3,083.723 390.926 267.117
2021-06-30 2,946.157 370.583 293.839
2021-03-31 2,710.43 374.652 224.73
2020-12-31 2,655.4 351.362 206.115
2020-09-30 2,697.913 338.08 204.753
2020-06-30 2,759.808 377.213 218.735

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 $125.89 52-week high $148.54
Prev. close $124.83 52-week low $110.52
Day low $122.60 Volume 328,573
Day high $126.13 Avg. volume 209,909
50-day MA $136.59 Dividend yield 1.79%
200-day MA $135.05 Market Cap 7.43B

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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Patten & Patten Inc Buys JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF, Delta Air Lines Inc, Lincoln ...

Investment company Patten & Patten Inc (Current Portfolio) buys JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF, Delta Air Lines Inc, Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc, Planet Fitness Inc, Exact Sciences Corp, sells AT&T Inc, Hologic Inc, General Electric Co, SPDR Gold Shares ETF, NovoCure during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Patten & Patten Inc.

Yahoo | January 26, 2022

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO)?

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. ( NASDAQ:LECO ), might not be a large cap stock, but it saw significant share price...

Yahoo | January 20, 2022

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Yahoo | January 12, 2022

Lincoln Electric Schedules 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting of Shareholders

CLEVELAND, Jan. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LECO) today announced that the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held as a virtual meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Time. About Lincoln Electric Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a leadi

Yahoo | January 11, 2022

Lincoln Electric Schedules Webcast for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

CLEVELAND, Jan. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LECO) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2021 results on Thursday, February 10, 2022 prior to market open. An investor conference call and webcast will take place at 10:00 a.m. (ET) later that day. The conference call will be webcast live on the Company's Investor Relations home page at Listeners should go to the web site prior

Yahoo | January 10, 2022

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LECO Price Returns

1-mo -10.32%
3-mo -11.24%
6-mo -9.35%
1-year 8.69%
3-year 54.64%
5-year 64.79%
YTD -9.74%
2021 21.42%
2020 22.97%
2019 25.41%
2018 -12.24%
2017 21.37%

LECO Dividends

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