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Linde (LIN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+3.27 (+0.76%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.16 million shs
Average Volume
1.78 million shs
Market Capitalization
$209.37 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Linde MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.54 Rating Score
7.6% Upside
$468.83 Price Target
Short Interest
1.22% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.79mentions of Linde in the last 14 days
Based on 24 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$35.69 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $15.50 to $17.16 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.89 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

55th out of 168 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

4th out of 10 stocks

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About Linde Stock (NASDAQ:LIN)

Linde plc operates as an industrial gas company in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and South Pacific. It offers atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases, such as carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. The company also designs and constructs turnkey process plants for third-party customers, as well as for the gas businesses in various locations, such as air separation, hydrogen, synthesis, olefin, and natural gas plants. It serves a range of industries, including healthcare, chemicals and energy, manufacturing, metals and mining, food and beverage, and electronics. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Woking, the United Kingdom.

LIN Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/28 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/18 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industrial inorganic chemicals
Current Symbol
Previous Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
13 Analysts


Net Income
$6.20 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$32.85 billion
Cash Flow
$22.33 per share
Book Value
$83.67 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$209.37 billion
Not Optionable

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LIN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Linde stock right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" LIN shares.
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What is Linde's stock price target for 2024?

13 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Linde's shares. Their LIN share price targets range from $420.00 to $540.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $468.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have LIN shares performed in 2024?

Linde's stock was trading at $410.71 at the beginning of the year. Since then, LIN shares have increased by 6.1% and is now trading at $435.57.
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When is Linde's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2024.
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How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde plc (NASDAQ:LIN) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The basic materials company reported $3.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $3.68 by $0.07. The basic materials company earned $8.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.38 billion. Linde had a net margin of 19.26% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.49%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $3.42 EPS.

How often does Linde pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Linde?

Linde announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 4th will be given a dividend of $1.39 per share on Tuesday, June 18th. This represents a $5.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 4th.
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Is Linde a good dividend stock?

Linde (NASDAQ:LIN) pays an annual dividend of $5.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.29%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 43.13%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LIN will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.40% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Linde issued on next quarter's earnings?

Linde updated its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of 3.700-3.800 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 3.600. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

Who are Linde's major shareholders?

Linde's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.29%), Capital International Investors (2.17%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.03%), Capital Research Global Investors (2.03%), Capital World Investors (1.92%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.54%). Insiders that own company stock include Andreas Opfermann, David P Strauss, Guillermo Bichara, John Panikar, Juergen Nowicki, Matthew J White, Oliver Pfann, Sanjiv Lamba, Sean Durbin and Stephen F Angel.
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How do I buy shares of Linde?

Shares of LIN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:LIN) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by Staff

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