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

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO): $137.48

-0.63 (-0.46%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where LECO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.66% of US stocks.
  • LECO's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • LECO ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 55th percentile.

LECO Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LECO is 3.88 -- better than 87.83% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 84.05% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC's share price is greater than that of just 4.38% 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 DCI, WSM, WTS, LCII, and AYI.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 14.63% higher, now standing at 18.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, LECO's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 1.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LECO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LECO 2022-09-02 2.2 8.6 21.8 18.8
LECO 2022-09-01 2.2 8.7 22.1 19.0
LECO 2022-08-31 2.2 8.7 22.0 19.0
LECO 2022-08-30 2.3 8.7 22.2 19.1
LECO 2022-08-29 2.3 8.9 22.5 19.4
LECO 2022-08-26 2.3 8.9 22.7 19.5

LECO Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -36.41%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 43.11%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 16.59%.
LECO's revenue has moved up $1,266,971,000 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
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
2021-06-30 2,946.157 370.583 293.839
2021-03-31 2,710.43 374.652 224.73

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 $137.48 52-week high $148.54
Prev. close $138.11 52-week low $118.17
Day low $135.82 Volume 11,818
Day high $137.57 Avg. volume 267,309
50-day MA $135.02 Dividend yield 1.62%
200-day MA $133.16 Market Cap 7.96B

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.

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Lincoln Electric Announces September 2022 Events With the Financial Community

CLEVELAND, Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., (Nasdaq: LECO) today announced participation in the following upcoming events with the financial community in the month of September: Morningstar Management Behind The Moat Conference Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Gabriel Bruno, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Morgan Stanley 10th Annual Laguna Conference Thursday, September 15, 2022 7:35 am Pacific Time live webcast Gabriel Bruno, Executive Vice Pr

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

Lincoln Electric (LECO) Moves to Buy: Rationale Behind the Upgrade

Lincoln Electric (LECO) might move higher on growing optimism about its earnings prospects, which is reflected by its upgrade to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

Yahoo | August 31, 2022

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Yahoo | August 31, 2022

Lincoln Electric Launches a DC Fast Charge Electric Vehicle Charger Initiative

Lincoln Electric’s 50kW DC Fast Charger Architecture is Scalable to Over 300kW And is Manufactured in Ohio Lincoln Electric DC Fast Charge EV Charger August 2022 Lincoln Electric Launches a DC Fast Charge Electric Vehicle Charger Initiative Lincoln Electric's new DC fast charge EV charger initiative launches with an initial 50kW architecture that is scalable to over 300kW and is manufactured in Cleveland, Ohio. PHOTO/The Lincoln Electric Company, Cleveland, Ohio, August 2022 CLEVELAND, Aug. 29,

Yahoo | August 29, 2022

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LECO Price Returns

1-mo -2.86%
3-mo 2.55%
6-mo 10.32%
1-year 2.61%
3-year 69.33%
5-year 72.45%
YTD -0.58%
2021 21.42%
2020 22.97%
2019 25.41%
2018 -12.24%
2017 21.37%

LECO Dividends

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