Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in arc welding, robotic welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and brazing and soldering alloys. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has a worldwide network of manufacturing, distribution, sales and technical support covering more than 160 countries.

Cleveland, US
Size (employees)
9,000 (est)-10%
Lincoln Electric was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, US

Lincoln Electric Office Locations

Lincoln Electric has an office in Cleveland
Cleveland, US (HQ)
22801 St Clair Ave

Lincoln Electric Metrics

Lincoln Electric Financial Metrics

Lincoln Electric's revenue was reported to be $2.3 b in FY, 2016 which is a 10% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

$2.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

$789.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

$198.4 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

$288.3 m

Market capitalization (23-May-2017)

$5.9 b

Closing share price (23-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$379.2 m
Lincoln Electric's current market capitalization is $5.9 b.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$2.9 b$2.8 b$2.5 b$2.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$1.5 b$2 b$2 b$1.9 b$1.9 b$1.7 b$1.5 b

Gross profit

$942.7 m$949.3 m$841.1 m$789.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %


General and administrative expense

$527.2 m$545.5 m

Operating expense total

$527.2 m$545.5 m


$407 m$373.7 m$178.7 m$288.3 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$6.7 m$6.7 m$4.2 m$2.9 m$10.4 m$21.8 m$19.1 m

Interest income

$3.3 m$3.1 m$2.7 m$2.1 m

Pre tax profit

$416.4 m$375.8 m$169.8 m$277.4 m

Income tax expense

$84.3 m$112.4 m$124.8 m$121.9 m$42.4 m$79 m

Net Income

$293.8 m$254.7 m$127.4 m$198.4 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$388.1 m$366.2 m$361.1 m$286.5 m$299.8 m$278.4 m$304.2 m$379.2 m

Accounts Receivable

$367.1 m$321.9 m$264.7 m$274 m


$255.4 m

Current Assets

$1.1 b$1.1 b$936 m$1 b


$484 m$437.2 m$411.3 m$372.4 m


$174.7 m$179.5 m$187.5 m$231.9 m

Total Assets

$2.2 b$1.9 b$1.8 b$1.9 b

Accounts Payable

$212.8 m$202.5 m$152.6 m$176.8 m

Dividends Payable

$18.6 m$22.3 m$22.6 m$23 m

Current Liabilities

$456.9 m$492.4 m$370.1 m$388.1 m

Non-Current Liabilities

$164.3 m$161 m$481.6 m

Total Liabilities

$621.2 m$653.4 m$851.7 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$240.5 m$258.8 m$272.9 m$309.4 m

Retained Earnings

$1.9 b$2.1 b$2.1 b$2.2 b

Total Equity

$1.5 b$1.3 b$932.4 m$712.2 m

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.5 x1.9 x2.7 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$293.8 m$254.7 m$127.5 m$198.4 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$68.9 m$69.6 m$64 m$65.1 m

Accounts Receivable

($5.4 m)$5.9 m$56.7 m($12 m)


Accounts Payable

$794 k$2.1 m($46.9 m)$29.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$338.9 m$401.7 m$310.9 m$303.4 m

Capital Expenditures

($76 m)($73 m)($50.5 m)($49.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($129.5 m)($79 m)($85.4 m)($159.9 m)

Dividends Paid

($49.3 m)($73.3 m)($87 m)($87.3 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

($194.2 m)($314.4 m)($169.9 m)($62.9 m)

Free Cash Flow

$414.9 m$474.7 m$361.4 m$353.3 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

2.7 x

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