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

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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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