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Linde (LIN) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.67 (+0.22%)
(As of 05/16/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.60 million shs
Average Volume
2.11 million shs
Market Capitalization
$155.56 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Linde

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

Industrial inorganic chemicals
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$30.79 billion
Cash Flow
$19.98 per share
Book Value
$88.63 per share


Net Income
$3.83 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$155.56 billion
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/25 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/17 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

3.16 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

3rd out of 386 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

3rd out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Linde (NYSE:LIN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Linde a buy right now?

16 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 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Linde stock.
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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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The basic materials company reported $2.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.78 by $0.15. The basic materials company had revenue of $8.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.09 billion. Linde had a net margin of 12.66% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.62%. The company's revenue was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $2.49 EPS.
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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 paid a dividend of $1.17 per share on Friday, June 17th. This represents a $4.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 2nd.
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Is Linde a good dividend stock?

Linde pays an annual dividend of $4.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.52%. 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 35.29% 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 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 -.

What price target have analysts set for LIN?

16 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Linde's shares. Their forecasts range from $330.00 to $404.00. On average, they anticipate Linde's stock price to reach $367.54 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Linde's key executives?
Linde's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Sanjiv Lamba, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $1.88M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Matthew J. White, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $1.95M)
  • Dr. Andreas Opfermann, Exec. VP of Clean Energy (Age 50, Pay $1.94M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • 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
  • Dr. Harry Roegner, VP of Communications
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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.11%), BlackRock Inc. (5.11%), State Street Corp (3.97%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.35%), Wellington Management Group LLP (1.49%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.46%). Company insiders that own Linde stock include Andreas Opfermann, Eduardo F Menezes, John Panikar, Juergen Nowicki, Kelcey E Hoyt, Sanjiv Lamba and Stephen F Angel.
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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 AKO Capital LLP, Sustainable Growth Advisers LP, Parnassus Investments LLC, State Street Corp, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Clearbridge Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Linde company stock in the last year include Andreas Opfermann, John Panikar, and Sanjiv Lamba.
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Which institutional investors are buying Linde stock?

LIN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., BlackRock Inc., Egerton Capital UK LLP, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Aaron Wealth Advisors LLC, Border to Coast Pensions Partnership Ltd, and Renaissance Technologies LLC.
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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 $309.44.

How much money does Linde make?

Linde has a market capitalization of $155.56 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 $7.759990 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.

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 441483242200, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 800-772-9985.

This page was last updated on 5/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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