Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. ( LECO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased LECO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.65% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $47.82, the dividend yield is 1.67%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LECO was $47.82, representing a -5.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.36 and a 32.09% increase over the 52 week low of $36.20.

LECO is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). LECO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3. Zacks Investment Research reports LECO's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 23.61%, compared to an industry average of 15.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LECO Dividend History page.



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