Lincoln Electric Holdings (LECO) Gets a Hold Rating from Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer analyst Bryan Blair maintained a Hold rating on Lincoln Electric Holdings (LECOResearch Report) yesterday. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $73.80.

According to, Blair is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.1% and a 42.0% success rate. Blair covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Watts Water Technologies, Mueller Water Products, and Carlisle Companies.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Lincoln Electric Holdings is a Hold with an average price target of $78.00, representing a 5.2% upside. In a report issued on April 15, Barclays also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $75.00 price target.

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Lincoln Electric Holdings’ market cap is currently $4.56B and has a P/E ratio of 16.10. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 15.02.

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Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. engages in the manufacture of arc welding equipment, consumable welding products and other welding and cutting products. Its welding products include arc welding power sources, wire feeding systems, robotic welding packages, fume extraction equipment, consumable electrodes and fluxes. The firm offers CNC plasma and oxy-fuel cutting systems, regulators and torches used in oxy-fuel welding, cutting and brazing. It operates through the following segments: Americas Welding, International Welding and The Harris Products Group. The Americas Welding segment includes welding operations in North and South America. The International Welding segment primarily includes welding operations in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The Harris Products Group includes the company’s global cutting, soldering and brazing businesses as well as the retail business in the United States. The company was founded on 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH.