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NYSE:LINLinde Stock Price, Forecast & News

$244.85
+1.51 (+0.62 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$244.49
Now: $244.85
$248.24
50-Day Range
$206.07
MA: $232.56
$248.27
52-Week Range
$146.71
Now: $244.85
$251.36
Volume1.51 million shs
Average Volume2.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$128.63 billion
P/E Ratio57.75
Dividend Yield1.57%
Beta0.77
Linde plc operates as an industrial gas company in primarily North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and South Korea. The company offers oxygen, nitrogen, argon, rare gases, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. It also designs and constructs turnkey process plants, such as olefin, natural gas, air separation, and hydrogen and synthesis gas plants. In addition, the company supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders for aircraft, energy, printing, primary metals, petrochemical, textile, and other industries; and manufactures a line of electric arc, plasma and wire spray, and high-velocity oxy-fuel equipment. It serves healthcare, petroleum refining, manufacturing, food, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, and water treatment industries. Linde plc was founded in 1879 and is based in Guildford, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.80 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-14-8324-2200

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$28.23 billion
Cash Flow$15.92 per share
Book Value$94.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.29 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees79,886
Market Cap$128.63 billion
Next Earnings Date11/10/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
$244.85
+1.51 (+0.62 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Linde (NYSE:LIN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Linde's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Linde's stock was trading at $173.92 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LIN stock has increased by 40.8% and is now trading at $244.85.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Linde?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Linde's next earnings date?

Linde is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 10th 2020.
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How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde PLC (NYSE:LIN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The basic materials company reported $1.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.65 by $0.25. The basic materials company earned $6.38 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.26 billion. Linde had a return on equity of 8.27% and a net margin of 8.37%.
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How often does Linde pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Linde?

Linde declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.963 per share on Friday, September 18th. This represents a $3.85 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 2nd.
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What guidance has Linde issued on next quarter's earnings?

Linde issued an update on its third quarter 2020 IntraDay earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.90-1.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.87.

What price target have analysts set for LIN?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Linde's shares. Their forecasts range from $185.00 to $300.00. On average, they anticipate Linde's share price to reach $237.12 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.2%.
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What are Wall Street analysts saying about Linde stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Linde stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Linde plc. is an industrial gas and engineering company. Linde plc., formerly known as Praxair Inc., is based in Guildford, UK. " (8/6/2020)
  • 2. JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysts commented, "NEW YORK (dpa-AFX Analyser) – Die US-Bank JPMorgan hat die Einstufung fur Linde auf Neutral" belassen. Im Rahmen einer uberarbeitung des Bewertungsmodells fur den Industriegasekonzern habe er seine Ergebnisprognose (Ebitda) fur 2020 erhoht, schrieb Analyst Jeffrey Zekauskas in einer am Donnerstag vorliegenden Studie. Die 2020er Schatzung fur den Gewinn je Aktie beliess er unverandert./edh/kro Veroffentlichung der Original-Studie: 15.04.2020 / 12:28 / EDT Erstmalige Weitergabe der Original-Studie: 15.04.2020 / 13:03 / EDT Hinweis: Informationen zur Offenlegungspflicht bei Interessenkonflikten im Sinne von § 85 Abs. 1 WpHG, Art. 20 VO (EU) 596/2014 fur das genannte Analysten-Haus finden Sie unter http://web.dpa-afx.de/offenlegungspflicht/offenlegungs_pflicht.html." (4/16/2020)

Has Linde been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LIN stock has trended extremely negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Linde earned a coverage optimism score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Linde?

Linde saw a decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,310,000 shares, a decline of 13.9% from the April 15th total of 6,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,820,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Linde's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Linde own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Linde investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Walmart (WMT).

Who are Linde's key executives?

Linde's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen F. Angel, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Matthew J. White, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Ms. Anne K. Roby, Exec. VP of Global Functions (Age 54)
  • Mr. Eduardo F. Menezes, Exec. VP of EMEA (Age 56)
  • Ms. Kelcey E. Hoyt, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)

What is Linde's stock symbol?

Linde trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LIN."

Who are Linde's major shareholders?

Linde's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.80%), DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale (0.79%), AKO Capital LLP (0.79%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (0.71%), Swiss National Bank (0.43%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.30%). Company insiders that own Linde stock include Anne K Roby, Bernd Hugo Eulitz, Christian Bruch, Eduardo F Menezes, Franz Fehrenbach, Juergen Nowicki, Matthew J White, Robert L Wood, Stephen F Angel and Thomas Enders.
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Which major investors are selling Linde stock?

LIN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Toronto Dominion Bank, Cibc World Markets Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Prudential Financial Inc., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, ProShare Advisors LLC, and Calamos Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Linde company stock in the last year include Anne K Roby, Bernd Hugo Eulitz, Christian Bruch, and Juergen Nowicki.
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Which major investors are buying Linde stock?

LIN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Viking Global Investors LP, AKO Capital LLP, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Bank of Nova Scotia. Company insiders that have bought Linde stock in the last two years include Christian Bruch, Franz Fehrenbach, Stephen F Angel, and Thomas Enders.
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How do I buy shares of Linde?

Shares of LIN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Linde's stock price today?

One share of LIN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $244.85.

How big of a company is Linde?

Linde has a market capitalization of $128.63 billion and generates $28.23 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $2.29 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.34 on an earnings per share basis. Linde employs 79,886 workers across the globe.

What is Linde's official website?

The official website for Linde is www.linde.com.

How can I contact Linde?

Linde's mailing address is The Priestley Centre 10 Priestley Road Surrey Research Park, Guildford X0, GU2 7XY. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 44-14-8324-2200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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