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

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO): $122.35

-1.01 (-0.82%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where LECO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.48% of US stocks.
  • LECO's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • LECO's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 53.2% 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 87.95% of US listed stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 138.64, Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 82.98% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc's share price is greater than that of only 5.46% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LECO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FCN, FIVE, THG, HLNE, and ALLE.
  • 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

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 38.99%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at -8%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 20.88%.
LECO's revenue has moved up $204,028,000 over the prior 34 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
2021-12-31 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
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

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 $122.35 52-week high $148.54
Prev. close $123.36 52-week low $120.35
Day low $121.80 Volume 50,949
Day high $125.03 Avg. volume 281,831
50-day MA $131.65 Dividend yield 1.82%
200-day MA $133.86 Market Cap 7.11B

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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Latest LECO News From Around the Web

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.

Brian D. Chambers Elected to Lincoln Electric Board

Brian D. Chambers elected to Lincoln Electric Board PHOTO/Owens Corning, Toledo, Ohio CLEVELAND, Feb. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., (Nasdaq: LECO) today announced that Brian D. Chambers, 55, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), has been elected to Lincoln Electric's Board of Directors (the “Board”), effective February 16, 2022. He has been appointed to serve on the Audit and the Finance Committees. Mr. Chambers’ appointment expands Lincol

Yahoo | February 16, 2022

Lincoln Electric Board Declares Dividend

CLEVELAND, Feb. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., (Nasdaq: LECO) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.56 per common share, payable April 15, 2022 to shareholders of record as of March 31, 2022. Business Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a l

Yahoo | February 16, 2022

Investors in Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO) have made a respectable return of 63% over the past five years

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. ( NASDAQ:LECO ) shareholders might be concerned after seeing the share price drop 13...

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

Lincoln Electric to Present at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference

CLEVELAND, Feb. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) today announced that Christopher L. Mapes, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference being held in Miami on Thursday, February 24, 2022, at 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be webcast and can be accessed on our Investor Relations web site at A replay will also be accessible on our Investor Relations

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. and Kennametal Inc

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. and Kennametal Inc. are highlighted in this Industry Outlook article.

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

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LECO Price Returns

1-mo -9.47%
3-mo -10.58%
6-mo -11.52%
1-year -6.34%
3-year 58.04%
5-year 45.76%
YTD -11.52%
2021 21.42%
2020 22.97%
2019 25.41%
2018 -12.24%
2017 21.37%

LECO Dividends

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