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

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO): $133.50

-0.95 (-0.71%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where LECO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 88.1% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LECO is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 47 weeks.
  • LECO's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 54.3% 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 86.81% 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; 80.83% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, LECO is more volatile than only 12.56% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc are WTS, OSK, IVZ, FBHS, and SCS.
  • LECO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc's official 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 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 145.82%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 11.1%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -55.16%.
LECO's revenue has moved up $294,397,000 over the prior 70 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 2,946.089 399.279 277.191

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 88.12% of graded US stocks.
  • LECO's asset turnover comes in at 1.253 -- ranking 7th of 104 Machinery stocks.
  • DOV, NVT, and RXN 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 1.249 0.335 0.189

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 1.65 (Moderate Buy)

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LECO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $133.50 52-week high $143.30
Prev. close $134.45 52-week low $86.88
Day low $132.57 Volume 61,034
Day high $135.36 Avg. volume 228,820
50-day MA $137.03 Dividend yield 1.52%
200-day MA $126.71 Market Cap 7.93B

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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LECO Price Returns

1-mo -4.71%
3-mo 8.39%
6-mo 8.53%
1-year 46.41%
3-year 49.92%
5-year 142.35%
YTD 15.76%
2020 22.97%
2019 25.41%
2018 -12.24%
2017 21.37%
2016 50.88%

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