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Last $67.21 USD
Change Today -1.28 / -1.87%
Volume 478.7K
LECO On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:10 PM 05/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

lincoln electric holdings (LECO) Snapshot

Open
$68.31
Previous Close
$68.49
Day High
$68.70
Day Low
$67.08
52 Week High
11/21/14 - $75.49
52 Week Low
10/14/14 - $61.12
Market Cap
5.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
381.3K
EPS TTM
$3.74
Shares Outstanding
75.6M
EX-Date
06/26/15
P/E TM
18.0x
Dividend
$1.16
Dividend Yield
1.55%
Current Stock Chart for LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS (LECO)

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lincoln electric holdings (LECO) Details

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 Unveils SuperGlaze HD, New Aluminum Welding Wire for Use in Heavy-Duty Applications

Lincoln Electric has unveiled SuperGlaze HD, a new, aluminum welding wire for use in heavy-duty applications. Designed to address the common issues of welding aluminum, SuperGlaze HD delivers a steady wire feed from the payoff to the arc and eliminates wire shavings, resulting in a uniform and uninterrupted weld. In demanding welding environments, using standard aluminum wire can result in inconsistent wire feeding and poor arc characteristics, resulting in costly downtime. SuperGlaze HD ensures smooth and trouble-free wire feeding without wire shavings. The key features of SuperGlaze HD include: Elimination of shavings from the feeding process, which results in reduced gun chatter and burnbacks; and Improved arc performance and finished weld quality with a nearly 20% improvement in feedability.

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.

 

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