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Last $67.03 USD
Change Today -0.62 / -0.92%
Volume 306.1K
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Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells welding, cutting, and brazing products in the United States, China, and Internationally. The company’s welding products comprise arc welding power sources, wire feeding systems, robotic welding packages, fume extraction equipment, consumable electrodes, and fluxes. It also offers computer numeric controlled plasma and oxy-fuel cutting systems, and regulators and torches used in oxy-fuel welding, cutting, and brazing; and consumables used in the brazing and soldering alloys market. The company serves general metal fabrication, power generation and process industry, structural steel construction, heavy equipment fabrication, shipbuilding, automotive, pipe mills and pipelines, and offshore oil and gas exploration and extraction markets. It sells its products directly to users of welding products, as well as through industrial distributors, retailers, and agents. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

10,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/15
Founded in 1895

lincoln electric holdings (LECO) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $880.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accountng ...
Total Annual Compensation: $460.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Lin...
Total Annual Compensation: $435.0K
Senior Vice President and President of Global...
Total Annual Compensation: $340.0K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

lincoln electric holdings (LECO) Key Developments

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on July 15, 2015

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.29 per common share, payable July 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as of June 30, 2015.

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. Provides Capital Expenditure and Tax Rate Guidance for the Year 2015

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. provided capital expenditure and tax rate guidance for the year 2015. For the year, the company continue to expect 2015 effective tax rate to be in the high 20% range, subject to the mix of earnings by geographical jurisdiction. The company estimate 2015 capital spending plan at a range between $65 million and $75 million. The company expects that the strengthened U.S. dollar will negatively impact 2015 reported revenue and earnings as the year unfolds. Although the impact of lower energy market activity has only modestly impacted results thus far this year, the company believe this trend will play itself out as the year progresses.

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $657,900,000 against $685,062,000 a year ago. Primarily due to unfavorable foreign currency translation and lower volumes in the Asia Pacific segment.  Operating income was $90,499,000 against $80,438,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $92,707,000 against $82,426,000 a year ago. Net income was $68,354,000 against $56,453,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $0.89 against $0.69 a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $90,499,000 against $98,086,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $68,354,000 against $74,111,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $0.89 against $0.69 a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $0.89 against $0.91 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $52,784,000 against $13,631,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $12,456,000 against $14,506,000 a year ago. EBIT was $93,958,000.


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