NYSE:LIN - Linde Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$173.58 -0.97 (-0.56 %)
(As of 03/20/2019 06:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$174.55
Today's Range$172.62 - $175.79
52-Week Range$145.95 - $176.96
Volume1.24 million shs
Average Volume1.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$95.65 billion
P/E Ratio27.32
Dividend Yield0.95%
Beta0.78
Linde plc operates as an industrial gas and engineering company. The company offers oxygen, nitrogen, argon, rare gases, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, acetylene, shielding gases, and noble gases, as well as develops and distributes procedures and systems for gas applications. It also offers pharmaceutical and medical gases and services to the healthcare industry; and support services, technical equipment, and safety products, as well as develops hydrogen technology. In addition, the company supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders; offers electric arc, plasma and wire spray, and high-velocity oxy-fuel equipment; and distributes hardgoods and welding equipment purchased from independent manufacturers. Further, it provides planning, project development, and construction services with a focus on market segments, such as olefin, natural gas, air separation, and hydrogen and synthesis gas plants. The company serves customers worldwide. Linde plc was founded in 1907 and is based in Guildford, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIPN/A
Phone203-837-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.44 billion
Cash Flow$9.9816 per share
Book Value$22.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.25 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees26,461
Market Cap$95.65 billion
Next Earnings Date3/21/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

Linde (NYSE:LIN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Linde's stock symbol?

Linde trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LIN."

How often does Linde pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Linde?

Linde declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.875 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $3.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. View Linde's Dividend History.

How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde PLC (NYSE:LIN) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 6th. The basic materials company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.35. The basic materials company had revenue of $192.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $192.10 million. Linde had a net margin of 11.93% and a return on equity of 28.54%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 17.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.07 earnings per share. View Linde's Earnings History.

When is Linde's next earnings date?

Linde is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Linde.

What price target have analysts set for LIN?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Linde's shares. Their predictions range from $178.00 to $190.00. On average, they expect Linde's share price to reach $185.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Linde.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Linde?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Linde.

Has Linde been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about LIN stock have been trending positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Linde earned a daily sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 TENCENT HOLDING/ADR (TCEHY), Boeing (BA), Praxair (PX), Canopy Growth (CGC), Casey's General Stores (CASY), Union Pacific (UNP), Costco Wholesale (COST), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), BlackRock (BLK) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH).

Who are Linde's key executives?

Linde's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen F. Angel, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Matthew J. White, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47)
  • Ms. Anne K. Roby, Head of Global Functions (Age 54)
  • Mr. Eduardo F. Menezes, Head of EMEA (Age 56)
  • Mr. Juan Pelaez, Head of Investor Relations

Who are Linde's major shareholders?

Linde's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.61%), Norges Bank (3.05%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.72%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.87%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.70%) and FMR LLC (1.43%). Company insiders that own Linde stock include Christian Bruch, Eduardo F Menezes, Matthew J White and Robert L Wood. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Linde.

Which institutional investors are buying Linde stock?

LIN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Norges Bank, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, FMR LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Linde.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Linde's stock price today?

One share of LIN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $173.58.

How big of a company is Linde?

Linde has a market capitalization of $95.65 billion and generates $11.44 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.25 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.85 on an earnings per share basis. Linde employs 26,461 workers across the globe.

What is Linde's official website?

The official website for Linde is http://www.praxair.com.

How can I contact Linde?

Linde's mailing address is 10 Riverview Drive, DANBURY CT, 06810. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 203-837-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Linde (NYSE LIN)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  115 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  138 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  253
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Linde and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LIN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LIN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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