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NYSE:LIN

Linde - LIN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$331.50
-2.76 (-0.83%)
(As of 12/6/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$329.49
$335.65
50-Day Range
$265.20
$344.42
52-Week Range
$262.47
$352.18
Volume
1.24 million shs
Average Volume
2.15 million shs
Market Capitalization
$163.89 billion
P/E Ratio
43.85
Dividend Yield
1.40%
Price Target
$348.72

Linde MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.74 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.2% Upside
$348.72 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.79% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$25.26 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.90%
From $12.03 to $12.86 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.31 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

83rd out of 246 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

6th out of 9 stocks

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About Linde (NYSE:LIN) Stock

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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LIN Stock News Headlines

Linde plc (NYSE:LIN) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $1.17
China Threatens U.S. Defense and Economic Security
China doesn't need to fire a single shot to dominate America. Instead, it can ban exports of critical minerals the U.S. needs for high-tech military weapons and green and mobile technologies. China controls up to 90% of these markets. It's a National Emergency and an opportunity for investors to jump on the next boom of mining companies exploring in the U.S.
Is Linde plc (LIN) an Inflation-Proof Stock?
China Threatens U.S. Defense and Economic Security
China doesn't need to fire a single shot to dominate America. Instead, it can ban exports of critical minerals the U.S. needs for high-tech military weapons and green and mobile technologies. China controls up to 90% of these markets. It's a National Emergency and an opportunity for investors to jump on the next boom of mining companies exploring in the U.S.
EQS-News: Linde plc: Linde Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2022
Linde to seek se-listing from Frankfurt Stock Exchange
EQS-News: Linde Expands Agreement with Jindal Steel in India
Linde (LIN): New Buy Recommendation for This Basic Materials Giant
Linde Joins United Nations Global Compact
A Look At The Fair Value Of Linde plc (NYSE:LIN)
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LIN Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 9/16 Dividend
9/01/2022
Dividend Payable
9/16/2022
Last Earnings
10/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/16 Dividend
12/01/2022
Today
12/06/2022
Dividend Payable
12/16/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/09/2023

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
$348.72
High Stock Price Forecast
$404.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$260.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+5.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.74
Research Coverage
19 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$3.83 billion
Pretax Margin
15.35%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$30.79 billion
Cash Flow
$19.58 per share
Book Value
$88.63 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
493,144,000
Market Cap
$163.89 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.88

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Sanjiv LambaMr. Sanjiv Lamba (Age 58)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $5.69M
  • Mr. Matthew J. WhiteMr. Matthew J. White (Age 50)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.75M
  • Mr. John Mathew Panikar (Age 54)
    Exec. VP of APAC
    Comp: $3.8M
  • Mr. Sean F. Durbin (Age 51)
    Exec. VP of EMEA
    Comp: $2.56M
  • Mr. Luiz Oliveira
    VP of Operations, Excellence & Productivity
  • Ms. Kelcey E. Hoyt (Age 52)
    VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • John van der Velden
    Sr. VP of Engineering Sales & Technology
  • Sandeep Sen
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Juan Pelaez
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Guillermo Bichara (Age 47)
    Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer













LIN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Linde stock right now?

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. 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?

19 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Linde's shares. Their LIN share price forecasts range from $260.00 to $404.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $348.72 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have LIN shares performed in 2022?

Linde's stock was trading at $346.43 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, LIN stock has decreased by 4.3% and is now trading at $331.48.
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When is Linde's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 9th 2023.
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How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde plc (NYSE:LIN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 27th. The basic materials company reported $3.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.94 by $0.16. The basic materials company earned $8.80 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.32 billion. Linde had a net margin of 11.39% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.26%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 14.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.73 EPS.
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How often does Linde pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Linde?

Linde declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 2nd will be paid 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 1.41%. The ex-dividend date 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 1.39%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 29 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 36.39% 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 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.38%), BlackRock Inc. (6.44%), State Street Corp (4.03%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.14%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.74%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.26%). Insiders that own company stock include Andreas Opfermann, Anne K Roby, 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 $331.48.

How much money does Linde make?

Linde (NYSE:LIN) has a market capitalization of $163.88 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 12/6/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff