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Linde Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.30 (-1.02%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.57 million shs
Average Volume
1.73 million shs
Market Capitalization
$164.38 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Linde

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's business roots back to 1879 and its was incorporated on April 18, 2017. Linde is headquartered in Guildford, the United Kingdom.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industrial inorganic chemicals
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$27.24 billion
Cash Flow
$16.97 per share
Book Value
$89.21 per share


Net Income
$2.50 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$164.38 billion
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

3.00 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

23rd out of 349 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

3rd out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 4.7Dividend 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?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Linde stock.
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How has Linde's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Linde's stock was trading at $173.92 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LIN shares have increased by 84.4% and is now trading at $320.70.
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When is Linde's next earnings date?

Linde is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 4th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Linde

How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde plc (NYSE:LIN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The basic materials company reported $2.73 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 the consensus estimate of $7.53 billion. Linde had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.29% and a net margin of 11.99%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 11.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.15 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 25th. Investors of record on Friday, December 3rd will be paid a dividend of $1.06 per share on Friday, December 17th. This represents a $4.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 2nd.
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Is Linde a good dividend stock?

Linde pays an annual dividend of $4.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.32%. Linde 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 of Linde is 62.44%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Linde will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.87% 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 updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $10.520-$10.620 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.930. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for LIN?

19 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Linde's stock. Their forecasts range from $300.00 to $380.00. On average, they expect Linde's share price to reach $344.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Linde's key executives?

Linde's management team includes the following people:
  • Stephen F. Angel, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Sanjiv Lamba, Chief Operating Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Matthew J. White, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Earl Newsome, Chief Information Officer-Americas IT
  • David P. Strauss, Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (4.66%), Capital Research Global Investors (2.57%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.38%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.57%), Wellington Management Group LLP (1.57%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.54%). Company insiders that own Linde stock include Anne K Roby, Christian Bruch, Eduardo F Menezes, Franz Fehrenbach, John Panikar, Juergen Nowicki, Kelcey E Hoyt, Sanjiv Lamba and Stephen F Angel.
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 BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, AKO Capital LLP, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, and Franklin Resources Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Linde company stock in the last year include John Panikar, Kelcey E Hoyt, and Sanjiv Lamba.
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or view top insider-selling stocks.

Which major investors are buying Linde stock?

LIN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Pendal Group Ltd, ING Groep NV, California State Teachers Retirement System, Marathon Asset Mgmt Ltd, Capital World Investors, Egerton Capital UK LLP, and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company . Company insiders that have bought Linde stock in the last two years include Franz Fehrenbach, and Stephen F Angel.
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or or view top insider-buying stocks.

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 $320.70.

How much money does Linde make?

Linde has a market capitalization of $164.38 billion and generates $27.24 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $2.50 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.79 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Linde have?

Linde employs 74,207 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.

Where are Linde's headquarters?

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 12/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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