Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Danaher Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.