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

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO): $190.61

1.47 (+0.78%)

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LECO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $190.61 52-week high $191.75
Prev. close $189.14 52-week low $118.17
Day low $188.20 Volume 372,499
Day high $191.75 Avg. volume 394,648
50-day MA $167.85 Dividend yield 1.42%
200-day MA $153.73 Market Cap 10.97B

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  • LECO scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 94.28% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LECO is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • LECO's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 29.83% of US stocks).

LECO Stock Summary

  • LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC's market capitalization of $9,703,905,384 is ahead of 84.12% of US-listed equities.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LECO is 3.44 -- better than 84.9% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 84.27% 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 MAT, OSK, ALLE, DCI, and BEN.
  • LECO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC's official web site, go to

LECO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, LECO's price/sales ratio is 127.27% higher, now standing at 2.5.
  • LECO's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.6 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LECO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LECO 2023-05-19 2.5 8.7 20.9 17.2
LECO 2023-05-18 2.5 8.7 21.0 17.2
LECO 2023-05-17 2.5 8.7 20.8 17.1
LECO 2023-05-16 2.5 8.6 20.6 17.0
LECO 2023-05-15 2.5 8.7 20.9 17.2
LECO 2023-05-12 2.5 8.6 20.7 17.0

LECO Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -59.3%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 38.18%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -59.3%.
Over the past 34 months, LECO's revenue has gone up $815,122,000.

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
2022-12-31 3,761.211 383.386 472.224
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

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)

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) Hits 52-Week High: What's Aiding It?

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Yahoo | June 2, 2023

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Yahoo | May 31, 2023

Lincoln Electric Awarded on the USA Today America’s Climate Leaders 2023 List

CLEVELAND, May 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LECO) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded on the USA Today list of America’s Climate Leaders 2023. This inaugural award is presented by USA Today and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list can be viewed on the USA Today website. USA Today’s America’s Climate Leaders 2023 List represents the leading 400 companies across the Un

Yahoo | May 25, 2023

Should You Investigate Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) At US$171?

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

Yahoo | May 23, 2023

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LECO Price Returns

1-mo 12.64%
3-mo 14.90%
6-mo 31.86%
1-year 40.12%
3-year 118.27%
5-year 123.95%
YTD 32.43%
2022 5.42%
2021 21.42%
2020 22.97%
2019 25.41%
2018 -12.24%

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