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Linde (LIN) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$445.73
+7.55 (+1.72%)
(As of 07/16/2024 ET)

Linde - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 13 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Linde in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy." Out of the 13 analysts, 6 have given a hold rating, and 7 have given a buy rating for LIN.

Consensus Price Target

$464.25
4.15% Upside
High Forecast$540.00
Average Forecast$464.25
Low Forecast$420.00

According to the 13 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Linde, the average price target is $464.25. The highest price target for LIN is $540.00, while the lowest price target for LIN is $420.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 4.15% from the current price of $445.73.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/18/23 to 7/17/24
1 Month Ago
6/18/23 to 6/17/24
3 Months Ago
4/19/23 to 4/18/24
1 Year Ago
7/18/22 to 7/18/23
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
7 Buy rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
Hold
6 Hold rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$464.25$468.83$456.79$384.07
Forecasted Upside4.15% Upside11.40% Upside10.40% Upside13.36% Upside
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LIN Analyst Recommendations By Month

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LIN Price Targets by Month

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Linde Stock vs. The Competition

TypeLindeBasic Materials CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.54
2.63
2.50
Consensus RatingModerate BuyModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside4.15% Upside381.68% Upside7.52% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Neutral News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/12/2024Citigroup
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$470.00 ➝ $480.00+8.42%
7/9/2024UBS Group
3 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$490.00 ➝ $475.00+10.16%
5/6/2024HSBC
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$458.00 ➝ $452.00+6.40%
5/6/2024BMO Capital Markets
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 Lower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$510.00 ➝ $475.00+11.36%
5/3/2024Mizuho
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$510.00 ➝ $512.00+22.02%
4/11/2024Wells Fargo & Company
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$480.00 ➝ $540.00+20.23%
3/1/2024Wolfe Research
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 Initiated CoveragePeer Perform
2/16/2024TD Cowen
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 Boost TargetMarket Perform$395.00 ➝ $455.00+6.14%
1/22/2024Stifel Nicolaus
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$429.00+5.31%
1/8/2024Seaport Res Ptn
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M. Harrison
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DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral
8/1/2023Morgan Stanley
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 Reiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$420.00+7.68%
8/1/2023Argus
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$440.00 ➝ $463.00+18.42%
7/28/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Boost Target$400.00 ➝ $420.00+9.18%
7/28/2023Barclays
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 Boost TargetOverweight$400.00 ➝ $450.00+16.97%
5/12/2023Berenberg Bank
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 Boost Target$375.00 ➝ $415.00+13.07%
4/28/2023888
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 Reiterated RatingMaintains
4/28/2023Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
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 Boost Target$385.00 ➝ $415.00+13.50%
3/7/2023Evercore ISI
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 Boost TargetOutperform$355.00 ➝ $375.00+4.73%
12/15/2022The Goldman Sachs Group
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 Boost TargetBuy$340.00 ➝ $375.00+12.06%
10/27/2022Credit Suisse Group
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John Roberts CFA
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Lower Target$360.00+22.32%
10/20/2022Cowen
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 Lower Target$260.00-7.88%
10/17/2022Societe Generale
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 Lower TargetBuy$400.00 ➝ $370.00+34.38%

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LIN Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Linde's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 13 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Linde is $464.25, with a high forecast of $540.00 and a low forecast of $420.00.

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 year. 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.

Does Linde's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Linde's stock has a predicted upside of 11.50% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has Linde been upgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, Linde's stock had 1 upgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover Linde?

Linde has been rated by research analysts at BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup, HSBC, Mizuho, and UBS Group in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Linde more than its competitors?

Analysts like Linde less than other "basic materials" companies. The consensus rating score for Linde is 2.54 while the average consensus rating score for "basic materials" companies is 2.62. Learn more on how LIN compares to other companies.


This page (NASDAQ:LIN) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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