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

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO)

Today's Latest Price: $121.13 USD

1.01 (-0.83%)

Updated Jan 21 12:27pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 88 in Industrial - Machinery

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LECO Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $7,263,752,764, Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc has a greater market value than 79.02% of US stocks.
  • Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 87.62% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 77.7% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CACI, CASY, ASGN, HELE, and CRI.
  • Visit LECO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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LECO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $121.13 52-week high $123.42
Prev. close $122.14 52-week low $59.29
Day low $120.97 Volume 35,130
Day high $122.45 Avg. volume 229,083
50-day MA $117.25 Dividend yield 1.67%
200-day MA $95.89 Market Cap 7.20B

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.

LECO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$121.13$28.13 -77%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc ranked in the 21th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for LECO, they are:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.52 years comes in at -0.05%; that's greater than merely 18.52% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 9% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 24.94% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than just 0% of stocks in its sector (Industrials).

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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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.

At US$118, Is Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) Worth Looking At Closely?

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. ( NASDAQ:LECO ), is not the largest company out there, but it received a lot of...

Yahoo | January 19, 2021

Lincoln Electric Schedules 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting of Shareholders

CLEVELAND, Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LECO) today announced that the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held as a virtual meeting on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Time. About Lincoln ElectricLincoln 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 leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric has 59 manufacturing locations in 18 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its pr...

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

Lincoln Electric (LECO) Bets on Cost Control Amid Weak Demand

Focus on acquisitions, innovative product launches and cost reduction actions will help Lincoln Electric (LECO) negate the impact of the pandemic on demand.

Yahoo | January 7, 2021

Analyzing Lincoln Electric Holdings's Ex-Dividend Date

Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO) declared a dividend payable on January 15, 2021 to its shareholders as of October 20, 2020. It was also announced that shareholders of Lincoln Electric Holdings's stock as of December 31, 2020 are entitled to the dividend. The stock is expected to become ex-dividend 1 business day(s) before the record date. Lincoln Electric Holdings has an ex-dividend date planned for December 30, 2020. The company's current dividend payout sits at $0.51. That equates to a dividend yield of 2.02% at current price levels.Understanding Ex-Dividend Dates'An ex-dividend date is when a company's shares stop trading with its current dividend payout in preparation for the company to announce a new one. Usually, a company's ex-dividend date falls one business day before i...

Yahoo | December 29, 2020

Can Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) Maintain Its Strong Returns?

While some investors are already well versed in financial metrics (hat tip), this article is for those who would like...

Yahoo | December 24, 2020

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LECO Price Returns

1-mo 2.77%
3-mo 15.28%
6-mo 33.64%
1-year 31.11%
3-year 28.98%
5-year 185.30%
YTD 4.20%
2020 22.97%
2019 25.41%
2018 -12.24%
2017 21.37%
2016 50.88%

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