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NYSE:LIN

Linde - LIN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$327.61
+2.91 (+0.90%)
(As of 01/30/2023 12:13 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$324.18
$328.54
50-Day Range
$305.49
$344.42
52-Week Range
$262.47
$347.60
Volume
880,772 shs
Average Volume
2.01 million shs
Market Capitalization
$161.37 billion
P/E Ratio
43.33
Dividend Yield
1.42%
Price Target
$351.69

Linde MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.72 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.7% Upside
$351.69 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.76% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.46mentions of Linde in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$25.26 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.72%
From $12.04 to $12.97 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.36 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

56th out of 160 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

3rd out of 10 stocks


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About Linde (NYSE:LIN) Stock

Linde plc engages in the production and distribution of industrial gases. It operates through the following segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); Asia and South Pacific (APAC); Engineering; and Other. The America segment operates production facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. The EMEA segment comprises of production facilities in Germany, France, Sweden, the Republic of South Africa, and the United Kingdom. The APAC segment consists production facilities located primarily in China, Australia, India, South Korea, and Thailand The Engineering segment designs and manufactures equipment for air separation and other industrial gas applications. The company was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in Guildford, the United Kingdom.

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LIN Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Ex-Dividend for 12/16 Dividend
12/01/2022
Dividend Payable
12/16/2022
Today
1/30/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/07/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
72,327
Year Founded
1879

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$351.69
High Stock Price Forecast
$402.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$260.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+7.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.72
Research Coverage
18 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$3.83 billion
Pretax Margin
15.35%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$33.76 billion
Cash Flow
$20.11 per share
Book Value
$88.63 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
491,330,000
Market Cap
$161.37 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.88

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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
  • Fabricio Nunes
    Chief Compliance Officer













LIN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Linde stock right now?

18 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 14 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?

18 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Linde's shares. Their LIN share price forecasts range from $260.00 to $402.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $351.69 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.3% 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 stock has decreased by 0.5% and is now trading at $324.70.
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Are investors shorting Linde?

Linde saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,710,000 shares, an increase of 12.4% from the December 31st total of 3,300,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,860,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the company 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 Tuesday, February 7th 2023.
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How can I listen to Linde's earnings call?

Linde will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 7th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde plc (NYSE:LIN) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The basic materials company reported $2.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.67 by $0.06. The basic materials company had revenue of $7.67 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.53 billion. Linde had a net margin of 11.39% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.26%. Linde's revenue was up 11.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $2.15 EPS.
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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 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 2nd will be given a dividend of $1.17 per share on Friday, December 16th. This represents a $4.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 1st.
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Is Linde a good dividend stock?

Linde (NYSE:LIN) pays an annual dividend of $4.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.44%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 30 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 61.90%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LIN will have a dividend payout ratio of 36.08% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Linde issued on next quarter's earnings?

Linde updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $11.93-$12.03 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $11.56. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include AKO Capital LLP (0.17%), Pendal Group Ltd (0.13%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.12%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.10%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.09%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.09%). Insiders that own company stock include Andreas Opfermann, Christian Bruch, David P Strauss, Eduardo F Menezes, Franz Fehrenbach, John Panikar, Juergen Nowicki, Kelcey E Hoyt, Sanjiv Lamba 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 $324.70.

How much money does Linde make?

Linde (NYSE:LIN) has a market capitalization of $159.93 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 $7.56 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Linde have?

The company employs 72,327 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 1/30/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff