Lincoln Electric Holdings
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Lincoln Electric Holdings's revenues will improve 14.6% and EPS will increase 26.5%.
The average estimate for revenue is $801.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.86.
Last quarter, Lincoln Electric Holdings reported revenue of $727.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 21% higher than the prior-year quarter's $599.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.76. GAAP EPS of $0.76 for Q1 were 38% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.55 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 29.6%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.6%, 260 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.8%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.12 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.25.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 363 members out of 370 rating the stock outperform, and seven members rating it underperform. Among 116 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 115 give Lincoln Electric Holdings a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Lincoln Electric Holdings is outperform, with an average price target of $53.50.
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