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NYSE:LIN - Linde Stock Price, Forecast & News

$167.34
-6.85 (-3.93 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$166.21
Now: $167.34
$171.06
50-Day Range
$150.00
MA: $192.88
$223.55
52-Week Range
$146.71
Now: $167.34
$227.85
Volume2.30 million shs
Average Volume4.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$91.19 billion
P/E Ratio39.84
Dividend Yield2.21%
Beta0.75
Linde plc operates as an industrial gas company in primarily North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and South Korea. 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. In addition, the company supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders for aircraft, energy, printing, primary metals, petrochemical, textile, and other industries; and manufactures a line of electric arc, plasma and wire spray, and high-velocity oxy-fuel equipment. It 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-14-8324-2200

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$28.23 billion
Cash Flow$15.32 per share
Book Value$94.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.29 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees79,886
Market Cap$91.19 billion
Next Earnings Date5/8/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Linde (NYSE:LIN) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Linde's stock was trading at $173.92 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LIN shares have decreased by 3.8% and is now trading at $167.34. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Linde?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Linde.

When is Linde's next earnings date?

Linde is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 8th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Linde.

How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde PLC (NYSE:LIN) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 13th. The basic materials company reported $1.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.84 by $0.05. The basic materials company had revenue of $7.08 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.95 billion. Linde had a return on equity of 7.54% and a net margin of 8.09%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.46 EPS. View Linde's earnings history.

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

Linde declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.963 per share on Friday, March 20th. This represents a $3.85 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 5th. This is a positive change from Linde's previous quarterly dividend of $0.88. View Linde's dividend history.

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

Linde updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 13th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 8.00-8.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.09.

What price target have analysts set for LIN?

19 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Linde's stock. Their forecasts range from $184.00 to $255.00. On average, they anticipate Linde's share price to reach $229.23 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Linde.

Has Linde been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about LIN stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Linde earned a daily sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutLinde.

Are investors shorting Linde?

Linde saw a drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totaling 5,650,000 shares, a drop of 5.0% from the January 30th total of 5,950,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,430,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.0 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Linde's Current Options Chain.

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 Walt Disney (DIS), Visa (V), Costco Wholesale (COST), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Mcdonald's (MCD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH).

Who are Linde's key executives?

Linde's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen F. Angel, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Matthew J. White, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Ms. Anne K. Roby, Exec. VP of Global Functions (Age 54)
  • Mr. Eduardo F. Menezes, Exec. VP of EMEA (Age 56)
  • Ms. Kelcey E. Hoyt, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)

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 State Street Corp (3.97%), Capital Research Global Investors (2.85%), Norges Bank (2.51%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.49%), FMR LLC (1.91%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.65%). Company insiders that own Linde stock include Anne K Roby, Bernd Hugo Eulitz, Christian Bruch, Eduardo F Menezes, Franz Fehrenbach, Matthew J White, Robert L Wood, Stephen F Angel and Thomas Enders. View institutional ownership trends for Linde.

Which institutional investors are selling Linde stock?

LIN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., FMR LLC, D1 Capital Partners L.P., Capital Research Global Investors, FIL Ltd, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, and CI Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Linde company stock in the last year include Anne K Roby, Bernd Hugo Eulitz, Christian Bruch, Eduardo F Menezes, Matthew J White, and Stephen F Angel. View insider buying and selling activity for Linde.

Which institutional investors are buying Linde stock?

LIN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Stifel Financial Corp, Madison Asset Management LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Linde stock in the last two years include Christian Bruch, Franz Fehrenbach, Stephen F Angel, and Thomas Enders. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Linde's stock price today?

One share of LIN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $167.34.

How big of a company is Linde?

Linde has a market capitalization of $91.19 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. View additional information about Linde.

What is Linde's official website?

The official website for Linde is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Linde (NYSE LIN)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  230 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  247 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  477
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 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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