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

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO)

Today's Latest Price: $83.45 USD

0.68 (0.82%)

Updated Jun 2 6:55pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Industrial - Machinery

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LECO Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LECO is 4.42 -- better than 88.9% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 82.02% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 12.5% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CRI, RUSHA, MSM, WCC, and JBT.
  • LECO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc's official web site, go to
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LECO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $83.45 52-week high $98.32
Prev. close $82.77 52-week low $59.29
Day low $83.10 Volume 168,000
Day high $84.43 Avg. volume 401,100
50-day MA $75.40 Dividend yield 2.35%
200-day MA $85.31 Market Cap 4.96B

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:

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. To summarize, we found that Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc ranked in the 41th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc ended up being:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 85% of its capital from equity, and 15% of its capital from debt. Notably, its equity weight is greater than 74.1% of US equities in the Industrials sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • LECO's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 33.57% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 15.93. This coverage rate is greater than that of 83.43% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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AME, ATRO, CTAS, PCAR, and PKOH can be thought of as valuation peers to LECO, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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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.

Lincoln Electric to Present at the Stifel Virtual 2020 Cross Sector Insight Conference

CLEVELAND, May 29, 2020 -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) today announced that Christopher L. Mapes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will speak at.

Yahoo | May 29, 2020

Why Is Lincoln Electric (LECO) Up 3.5% Since Last Earnings Report?

Lincoln Electric (LECO) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Zacks Investment Research | May 27, 2020

Lincoln Electric Announces Retirement of George D. Blankenship, Executive Vice President and President of the Americas Welding Segment

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) (LECO) announced today that George D. Blankenship, Executive Vice President, President Americas Welding segment is retiring effective May 31, 2020. Christopher L. Mapes, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will oversee the Americas Welding organization until an internal successor to Blankenship is named. Blankenship joined Lincoln Electric in 1985 as an engineering trainee and held various engineering and product development management positions until 2009, when he was promoted to Senior Vice President and President North America.

Yahoo | May 20, 2020

A Closer Look At Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:LECO) Impressive ROE

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Yahoo | May 17, 2020

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Yahoo | May 11, 2020

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LECO Price Returns

1-mo 9.14%
3-mo 1.71%
6-mo -8.62%
1-year 6.67%
3-year -3.64%
5-year 36.99%
YTD -13.11%
2019 25.41%
2018 -12.24%
2017 21.37%
2016 50.88%
2015 -23.32%

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