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NYSE:LIN

Linde - LIN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$354.42
+2.88 (+0.82%)
(As of 03/31/2023 03:21 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$350.05
$354.58
50-Day Range
$321.52
$362.38
52-Week Range
$262.47
$362.74
Volume
675,703 shs
Average Volume
2.63 million shs
Market Capitalization
$174.43 billion
P/E Ratio
42.96
Dividend Yield
1.44%
Price Target
$370.67

Linde MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.76 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.2% Upside
$370.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.59mentions of Linde in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.46 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.65%
From $13.37 to $14.66 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.93 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

14th out of 161 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

1st out of 10 stocks


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About Linde (NYSE:LIN) Stock

Linde Plc is a global industrial gases and engineering company. It designs and builds equipment that produces industrial gases and offers customers a wide range of gas production and processing services such as olefin plants, natural gas plants, air separation plants, hydrogen and synthesis gas plants and other types of plants. Its primary products in its industrial gases business are atmospheric gases and process gases. The company operates through the following reportable segments: Americas, EMEA APAC and Engineering. The company was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in Woking, the United Kingdom.

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Linde plc (NYSE:LIN) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
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LIN Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/07/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/28 Dividend
3/13/2023
Dividend Payable
3/28/2023
Today
3/31/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/27/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

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 Forecast
$370.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$418.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$260.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+4.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.76
Research Coverage
16 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$4.15 billion
Pretax Margin
16.61%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$33.36 billion
Cash Flow
$21.50 per share
Book Value
$84.00 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
488,716,000
Market Cap
$174.09 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.84

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Key Executives

  • Sanjiv LambaSanjiv Lamba
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Matthew J. WhiteMatthew J. White
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Sandeep Sen
    Chief Information Officer
  • Amitabh Gupta
    Vice President-Technology
  • Karin Griggel
    Chief Compliance Officer













LIN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Linde stock right now?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" LIN shares.
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What is Linde's stock price forecast for 2023?

16 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Linde's stock. Their LIN share price forecasts range from $260.00 to $418.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $370.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have LIN shares performed in 2023?

Linde's stock was trading at $326.18 at the start of the year. Since then, LIN shares have increased by 7.8% and is now trading at $351.54.
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Are investors shorting Linde?

Linde saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,080,000 shares, a decrease of 24.9% from the February 28th total of 5,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,550,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the stock 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 27th 2023.
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How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde plc (NYSE:LIN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 7th. The basic materials company reported $3.16 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.91 by $0.25. The basic materials company had revenue of $7.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.49 billion. Linde had a net margin of 12.43% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.95%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.77 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 Tuesday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 14th will be given a dividend of $1.275 per share on Tuesday, March 28th. This represents a $5.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 13th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $1.17.
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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 1.47%. The company 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 is 61.82%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LIN will have a dividend payout ratio of 34.79% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for LIN.

What guidance has Linde issued on next quarter's earnings?

Linde updated its FY23 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $13-15-13.55 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $12.92.

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).

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 investors include Geode Capital Management LLC (1.87%), DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main (1.55%), Norges Bank (1.50%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.38%), Deutsche Bank AG (1.35%) and Amundi (1.19%). Insiders that own company stock include Andreas Opfermann, David P Strauss, Eduardo F Menezes, John Panikar, Juergen Nowicki, Kelcey E Hoyt, 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 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 $351.54.

How much money does Linde make?

Linde (NYSE:LIN) has a market capitalization of $173.01 billion and generates $33.36 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $4.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.25 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Linde have?

The company employs 65,010 workers across the globe.

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 the company 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 3/31/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff