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NYSE:LIN

Linde (LIN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$442.24
-2.70 (-0.61%)
(As of 11:27 AM ET)
Today's Range
$442.08
$444.85
50-Day Range
$400.63
$447.56
52-Week Range
$324.11
$448.54
Volume
319,764 shs
Average Volume
1.55 million shs
Market Capitalization
$214.44 billion
P/E Ratio
35.10
Dividend Yield
1.15%
Price Target
$434.60

Linde MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.69 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.9% Downside
$434.60 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.74% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.75mentions of Linde in the last 14 days
Based on 17 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$124,383 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.87%
From $15.55 to $17.24 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.

4.23 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

38th out of 172 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

2nd out of 9 stocks


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About Linde Stock (NYSE:LIN)

Linde plc operates as an industrial gas company in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia 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 12/18 Dividend
12/01/2023
Dividend Payable
12/18/2023
Last Earnings
2/06/2024
Today
2/27/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
65,010
Year Founded
1879

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$434.60
High Stock Price Target
$480.00
Low Stock Price Target
$375.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-2.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.69
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$6.20 billion
Pretax Margin
24.31%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$32.85 billion
Cash Flow
$22.16 per share
Book Value
$84.72 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
481,497,000
Market Cap
$215.75 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.92

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Should I Buy Linde Stock? LIN Pros and Cons Explained

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of Linde was last updated on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 12:26 AM.














LIN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Linde stock right now?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" LIN shares.
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What is Linde's stock price target for 2024?

13 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Linde's shares. Their LIN share price targets range from $375.00 to $480.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $434.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.9%.
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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 7.8% and is now trading at $442.91.
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Are investors shorting Linde?

Linde saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,520,000 shares, a decrease of 9.0% from the December 31st total of 3,870,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,680,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 0.7% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Linde's next earnings date?

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

Linde plc (NYSE:LIN) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 6th. The basic materials company reported $3.59 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $3.49 by $0.10. The basic materials company earned $8.30 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.04 billion. Linde had a net margin of 18.87% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.06%. The firm's revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $3.16 EPS.
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How often does Linde pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Linde?

Linde announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 23rd. Investors of record on Monday, December 4th will be paid a dividend of $1.275 per share on Monday, December 18th. This represents a $5.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 1st.
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Is Linde a good dividend stock?

Linde (NYSE:LIN) pays an annual dividend of $5.10 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.14%. The dividend payout ratio is 40.48%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LIN will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.58% 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 issued an update on its FY24 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $15.25-15.65 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $15.47.

What is Vincent L. Sadusky's approval rating as Linde's CEO?

14 employees have rated Linde Chief Executive Officer Vincent L. Sadusky on Glassdoor.com. Vincent L. Sadusky has an approval rating of 59% among the company's employees. This puts Vincent L. Sadusky in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Walmart (WMT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Linde's major shareholders?

Linde's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.13%), Capital World Investors (2.48%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.37%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.23%), Capital International Investors (2.22%) and Capital Research Global Investors (2.14%). Insiders that own company stock include Andreas Opfermann, David P Strauss, Guillermo Bichara, John Panikar, 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 (NYSE:LIN) was last updated on 2/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff