NYSE:LIN

Linde Stock Forecast, Price & News

$291.38
+0.47 (+0.16 %)
(As of 06/15/2021 03:27 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$288.95
$293.54
50-Day Range
$281.35
$302.26
52-Week Range
$197.26
$305.71
Volume61,692 shs
Average Volume1.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$151.53 billion
P/E Ratio52.98
Dividend Yield1.46%
Beta0.78
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About Linde

Linde plc operates as an industrial gas company in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers oxygen, nitrogen, argon, rare gases, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, helium, electronic and specialty gases, acetylene, and carbon monoxide. The company also designs and constructs turnkey process plants, such as olefin, natural gas, air separation, hydrogen and synthesis gas, and other plants. It serves healthcare, petroleum refining, manufacturing, food, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, electronics, chemical, and water treatment industries. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Guildford, the United Kingdom.

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2.26 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

13th out of 686 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

3rd out of 18 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Linde (NYSE:LIN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Linde a buy right now?

20 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Linde stock.
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Wall Street analysts have given Linde a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Linde wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Linde?

Linde saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 14th, there was short interest totaling 3,530,000 shares, an increase of 22.1% from the April 29th total of 2,890,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,700,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days. Currently, 0.7% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Linde's next earnings date?

Linde is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde plc (NYSE:LIN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The basic materials company reported $2.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.26 by $0.23. Linde had a net margin of 10.48% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.66%.
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How has Linde's stock price 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 (WHO). Since then, LIN stock has increased by 67.5% and is now trading at $291.37.
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How often does Linde pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Linde?

Linde declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 3rd will be given a dividend of $1.06 per share on Thursday, June 17th. This represents a $4.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 2nd.
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Is Linde a good dividend stock?

Linde pays an annual dividend of $4.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.46%. Linde has been increasing its dividend for 29 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Linde is 51.52%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Linde will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.89% next year. This indicates that Linde 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 second quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 2.500-2.550 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.300. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for LIN?

20 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Linde's shares. Their forecasts range from $220.00 to $358.00. On average, they anticipate Linde's stock price to reach $312.81 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Linde's key executives?

Linde's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen F. Angel, CEO & Director (Age 65, Pay $5.25M)
  • Mr. Matthew J. White, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49, Pay $1.95M)
  • Mr. Sanjiv Lamba, Chief Operating Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.88M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Dr. Andreas Opfermann, Exec. VP of Americas (Age 49, Pay $1.94M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Kelcey E. Hoyt, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Juan Pelaez, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Guillermo Bichara, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 46)
  • Mr. David Strauss, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Juergen Nowicki, Exec. VP & CEO of Linde Engineering (Age 57) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. John Mathew Panikar, Exec. VP of APAC (Age 53)

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

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

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

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.10%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.64%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.51%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.95%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.58%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.08%). Company insiders that own Linde stock include Anne K Roby, Bernd Hugo Eulitz, Christian Bruch, Eduardo F Menezes, Franz Fehrenbach, Juergen Nowicki, Kelcey E Hoyt, Sanjiv Lamba and Stephen F Angel.
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Which institutional investors are selling Linde stock?

LIN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Bank of Montreal Can, Principal Financial Group Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, APG Asset Management N.V., and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. Company insiders that have sold Linde company stock in the last year include Eduardo F Menezes, Juergen Nowicki, Kelcey E Hoyt, Sanjiv Lamba, and Stephen F Angel.
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Which institutional investors are buying Linde stock?

LIN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ameriprise Financial Inc., Capital International Investors, Winder Investment Pte Ltd, Alliancebernstein L.P., Amundi Asset Management US Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, AKO Capital LLP, and Toronto Dominion Bank. Company insiders that have bought Linde stock in the last two years include Franz Fehrenbach, and Stephen F Angel.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Linde's stock price today?

One share of LIN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $291.37.

How much money does Linde make?

Linde has a market capitalization of $151.52 billion and generates $27.24 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $2.50 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.23 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Linde have?

Linde employs 74,207 workers across the globe.

When was Linde founded?

Linde was founded in 1879.

What is Linde's official website?

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

Where are Linde's headquarters?

Linde is headquartered at The Priestley Centre 10 Priestley Road Surrey Research Park, Guildford X0, GU2 7XY.

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 investor.relations[email protected]


This page was last updated on 6/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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