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NYSE:LIN

Linde Stock Forecast, Price & News

$270.63
-14.81 (-5.19%)
(As of 07/5/2022 05:45 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$266.83
$273.47
50-Day Range
$270.63
$335.76
52-Week Range
$266.83
$352.18
Volume
4.33 million shs
Average Volume
2.43 million shs
Market Capitalization
$136.05 billion
P/E Ratio
34.88
Dividend Yield
1.64%
Price Target
$367.71

Linde MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.71 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
35.9% Upside
$367.71 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.50% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.35mentions of Linde in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$57,948 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.81%
From $11.93 to $13.22 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.43 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

54th out of 390 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

4th out of 11 stocks

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About Linde (NYSE:LIN) Stock

Linde plc operates as an industrial gas and engineering 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 olefin, natural gas, air separation, hydrogen, and synthesis gas plants. It serves a range of industries, including healthcare, energy, manufacturing, food, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, and water treatment. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Woking, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
72,327
Year Founded
1879

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/17 Dividend
6/02/2022
Dividend Payable
6/17/2022
Today
7/06/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/29/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$367.71
High Stock Price Forecast
$404.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$330.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+35.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.70588235294118
Research Coverage
17 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$3.83 billion
Pretax Margin
16.98%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$30.79 billion
Cash Flow
$18.90 per share
Book Value
$88.63 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
499,206,000
Market Cap
$136.05 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.88

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Linde Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Linde stock right now?

17 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Linde stock.
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What is Linde's stock price forecast for 2022?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Linde's stock. Their LIN stock forecasts range from $330.00 to $404.00. On average, they expect Linde's share price to reach $367.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.9% from the stock's current price.
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How has Linde's stock price performed in 2022?

Linde's stock was trading at $346.43 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, LIN stock has decreased by 21.9% and is now trading at $270.63.
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When is Linde's next earnings date?

Linde is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 29th 2022.
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How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde plc (NYSE:LIN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The basic materials company reported $2.93 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.78 by $0.15. The basic materials company earned $8.20 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.09 billion. Linde had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.62% and a net margin of 12.66%. Linde's quarterly revenue was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $2.49 earnings per share.
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How often does Linde pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Linde?

Linde announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 3rd will be given a dividend of $1.17 per share on Friday, June 17th. This represents a $4.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 2nd.
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Is Linde a good dividend stock?

Linde(NYSE:LIN) pays an annual dividend of $4.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.64%. Linde has been increasing its dividend for 31 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Linde is 60.31%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Linde will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.40% 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 updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $11.65-$11.90 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.02. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

Who are Linde's key executives?

Linde's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Sanjiv Lamba, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $5.69M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Matthew J. White, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $2.75M)
  • Mr. John Mathew Panikar, Exec. VP of APAC (Age 54, Pay $3.8M)
  • Mr. Sean F. Durbin, Exec. VP of EMEA (Age 51, Pay $2.56M)
  • Ms. Kelcey E. Hoyt, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Amitabh Gupta, VP of Technology
  • Sandeep Sen, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Juan Pelaez, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Guillermo Bichara, Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Fabricio Nunes, Chief Compliance Officer

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.

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).

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 shareholders include Red Spruce Capital LLC (0.00%), Insight Wealth Strategies LLC (0.00%) and M&R Capital Management Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Linde stock include Andreas Opfermann, Anne K Roby, Bernd Hugo Eulitz, Christian Bruch, Eduardo F Menezes, Franz Fehrenbach, John Panikar, Juergen Nowicki, Kelcey E Hoyt, Sanjiv Lamba and Stephen F Angel.
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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 Red Spruce Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Linde company stock in the last two years include Andreas Opfermann, Eduardo F Menezes, John Panikar, Juergen Nowicki, Kelcey E Hoyt, Sanjiv Lamba, and Stephen F Angel.
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Which major investors are buying Linde stock?

LIN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Insight Wealth Strategies LLC, and M&R Capital Management Inc..
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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 $270.63.

How much money does Linde make?

Linde (NYSE:LIN) has a market capitalization of $136.05 billion and generates $30.79 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $3.83 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.76 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Linde have?

Linde employs 72,327 workers across the globe.

When was Linde founded?

Linde was founded in 1879.

How can I contact Linde?

Linde's mailing address is The Priestley Centre 10 Priestley Road Surrey Research Park, Guildford X0, GU2 7XY. The official website for Linde is www.linde.com. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 441483242200, via email at investor.relations@linde.com, or via fax at 800-772-9985.

This page (NYSE:LIN) was last updated on 7/6/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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