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NYSE:LIN

Linde Stock Forecast, Price & News

$251.48
-1.72 (-0.68 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$251.19
Now: $251.48
$254.56
50-Day Range
$247.60
MA: $258.30
$271.50
52-Week Range
$146.71
Now: $251.48
$274.58
Volume1.58 million shs
Average Volume1.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$131.99 billion
P/E Ratio59.73
Dividend Yield1.52%
Beta0.78
Linde plc operates as an industrial gas company in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. 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. The company 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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.26 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

22nd out of 668 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

2nd out of 18 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-14-8324-2200
Employees79,886

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$28.23 billion
Cash Flow$14.98 per share
Book Value$94.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.29 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$131.99 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableNot Optionable
$251.48
-1.72 (-0.68 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Linde (NYSE:LIN) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Linde's stock was trading at $173.92 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LIN shares have increased by 44.6% and is now trading at $251.48.
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Is Linde a buy right now?

23 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 21 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Linde stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Linde?

Wall Street analysts have given Linde a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Linde wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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.

When is Linde's next earnings date?

Linde is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 5th 2021.
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How can I listen to Linde's earnings call?

Linde will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, February 5th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde plc (NYSE:LIN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The basic materials company reported $2.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.97 by $0.18. The basic materials company had revenue of $6.86 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.76 billion. Linde had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.56% and a net margin of 8.29%.
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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 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.963 per share on Thursday, December 17th. This represents a $3.85 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 2nd.
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Is Linde a good dividend stock?

Linde pays an annual dividend of $3.85 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.52%. Linde has been increasing its dividend for 27 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Linde is 52.45%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Linde will have a dividend payout ratio of 42.03% 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 FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 8.05-8.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.79.

What price target have analysts set for LIN?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Linde's stock. Their forecasts range from $185.00 to $300.00. On average, they anticipate Linde's share price to reach $252.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Linde?

Linde saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,900,000 shares, an increase of 17.4% from the December 15th total of 2,470,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,770,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Currently, 0.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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), The 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 key executives?

Linde's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen F. Angel, CEO & Director (Age 65, Pay $5.61M)
  • Mr. Matthew J. White, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49, Pay $2.05M)
  • Mr. Sanjiv Lamba, Exec. VP & COO (Age 57, Pay $2.19M)
  • Mr. Eduardo F. Menezes, Exec. VP of EMEA (Age 58, Pay $2.52M)
  • Ms. Kelcey E. Hoyt, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Juan Pelaez, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Guillermo Bichara, Gen. Counsel (Age 46)
  • Dr. Andreas Opfermann, Exec. VP of Americas (Age 49)
  • Mr. Juergen Nowicki, Exec. VP & CEO of Linde Engineering (Age 57)
  • Mr. John Mathew Panikar, Exec. VP of APAC (Age 53)

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 Pendal Group Limited (0.08%), Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.04%), Bartlett & Co. LLC (0.04%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.04%), James Hambro & Partners (0.04%) and Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.03%). 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, Stephen F Angel and Thomas Enders.
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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 Hexavest Inc., Windward Capital Management Co. CA, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Bright Rock Capital Management LLC, and Pendal Group Limited. Company insiders that have sold Linde company stock in the last year include Christian Bruch, Eduardo F Menezes, Juergen Nowicki, 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 James Hambro & Partners, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Busey Wealth Management, M. Kraus & Co, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, and Kestra Advisory Services LLC. 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 WeBull, 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 $251.48.

How big of a company is Linde?

Linde has a market capitalization of $131.99 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 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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