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Open
$66.50
Previous Close
$66.50
Day High
$67.51
Day Low
$65.64
52 Week High
03/25/14 - $76.26
52 Week Low
10/14/14 - $61.12
Market Cap
5.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
472.4K
EPS TTM
$3.79
Shares Outstanding
77.7M
EX-Date
12/29/14
P/E TM
17.8x
Dividend
$1.16
Dividend Yield
1.36%
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Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of welding, cutting, and brazing products worldwide. The company’s welding products include 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. The company serves various markets, such as 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. The company sells its products directly to users of welding products, as well as through industrial distributors, retailers, and agents. Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

10,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/21/14
Founded in 1895

lincoln electric holdings (LECO) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of The Board, Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accountng ...
Total Annual Compensation: $435.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Lin...
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business ...
Total Annual Compensation: $320.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

lincoln electric holdings (LECO) Key Developments

Lincoln Electric Introduces the VIKING PAPR 3350 Welding Helmet

Lincoln Electric introduced the VIKING PAPR 3350 Welding Helmet The PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator) is a complete powered system that draws air from the environment through a HEPA filter located on the belt and delivers filtered air in the breathing zone within a premium-level VIKING auto-darkening welding helmet. This model, which offers dual airflow speed, is powered by a battery that can last a full eight-hour shift without interruption. A patent-pending adjustable baffling system inside the helmet directs airflow away from the eyes to avoid dryness. The lightweight design of the helmet and belt pack allow for unrestricted movement. The VIKING PAPR is equipped with a 3350 Series Welding Helmet that has a perfect 1/1/1/1 optical clarity rating (EN379).

Lincoln Electric Introduces Affordable Robotic Welding Cells for Manufacturers or Job Shops

The Lincoln Electric Company has provided a new solution for the first-time buyer in welding automation – the Auto-Mate pre-engineered robotic welding cell. These affordable cells enable the new buyers to quickly and easily implement automated welding. The Auto-Mate pre-engineered cells – Auto-Mate 5 and Auto-Mate 10 – create an easy entry point for first-time buyers and an affordable stepping stone to a more elaborate and sophisticated system further down the line. Auto-Mate 5 is a single-zone cell suitable for welding medium-sized to larger parts. Auto-Mate 10 is a two-zone cell, but with the same footprint as the Auto-Mate 5. If your process includes smaller parts, the robot can weld on one side while the operator handles parts on the other. Both cells enable MIG and flux-cored welding processes performed by a Fanuc Arc Mate 0iB robot driven by a Lincoln Electric Power Wave R350 power source. The Power Wave software controls and monitors welding processes to deliver optimized welds for any steel, stainless steel or aluminum applications, while simultaneously delivering production data on the operations. This enhances quality and productivity – two vital components that make the small business bigger and more competitive. The Auto-Mate line is engineered for the first-time user of robotic systems with an affordable list price of $59,999. The setup and programming procedures are intuitive and user friendly. There is also standard, three-day training available at no cost in Cleveland so the buyer can quickly start operations.

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $715,777,000 compared to $691,875,000 a year ago. Operating income was $76,117,000 compared to $95,178,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $77,785,000 compared to $97,840,000 a year ago. Net income was $45,689,000 or $0.57 per diluted share compared to $66,044,000 or $0.80 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $105,185,000 compared to $101,480,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $74,940,000 compared to $71,121,000 a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $0.94 compared to $0.86 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $149,448,000 compared to $155,040,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $15,483,000 compared to $28,643,000 a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported net sales of $2,129,370,000 compared to $2,137,880,000 a year ago. Operating income was $268,830,000 compared to $288,080,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $275,077,000 compared to $295,053,000 a year ago. Net income was $179,474,000 or $2.22 per diluted share compared to $205,456,000 or $2.47 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $319,850,000 compared to $308,482,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $230,549,000 compared to $223,983,000 a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $2.86 compared to $2.69 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $268,053,000 compared to $242,091,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $55,430,000 compared to $59,691,000 a year ago.

 

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