Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

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Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. ( LECO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. 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 same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of LECO was $55.49, representing a -3.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.63 and a 47.46% increase over the 52 week low of $37.63.

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 $3.06. Zacks Investment Research reports LECO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.56%, compared to an industry average of 6.6%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to LECO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LECO as a top-10 holding:

  • Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ( VBK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VBK with an increase of 16.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LECO at 0.47%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CAJ , DHR , LECO , VBK

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