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NYSE:LINLinde Stock Price, Forecast & News

$175.92
+13.79 (+8.51 %)
(As of 04/7/2020 02:11 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$169.52
Now: $175.92
$177.05
50-Day Range
$150.00
MA: $183.76
$223.55
52-Week Range
$146.71
Now: $175.92
$227.85
Volume3.54 million shs
Average Volume2.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$95.86 billion
P/E Ratio41.89
Dividend YieldN/A
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.45 out of 5 stars


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$17.30 per share
Book Value$94.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.29 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees79,886
Market Cap$95.86 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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LIN shares have increased by 1.1% and is now trading at $175.92. 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, 2 hold ratings and 16 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 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 13th. The basic materials company reported $1.89 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.84 by $0.05. The basic materials company earned $7.08 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.95 billion. Linde had a return on equity of 7.54% and a net margin of 8.09%. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.46 EPS. View Linde's earnings history.

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

Linde announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 25th. Investors of record on Friday, March 6th will be given 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 2.19%. The ex-dividend date 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 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Linde's shares. Their forecasts range from $184.00 to $255.00. On average, they anticipate Linde's share price to reach $225.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Linde.

Has Linde been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LIN stock has trended very negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutLinde.

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 AT&T (T).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.01%), Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.00%), Triangle Securities Wealth Management (0.00%), Woodstock Corp (0.00%) and Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC (0.00%). 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 major investors are selling Linde stock?

LIN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neville Rodie & Shaw 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, and Stephen F Angel. View insider buying and selling activity for Linde.

Which major investors are buying Linde stock?

LIN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Cullinan Associates Inc., Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC, Woodstock Corp, and Triangle Securities Wealth Management. 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 $175.92.

How big of a company is Linde?

Linde has a market capitalization of $95.86 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]

This page was last updated on 4/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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