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Linde Stock Forecast, Price & News

$256.42
-1.01 (-0.39 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$255.30
Now: $256.42
$261.52
50-Day Range
$216.91
MA: $242.40
$262.04
52-Week Range
$146.71
Now: $256.42
$269.78
Volume3.32 million shs
Average Volume2.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$134.58 billion
P/E Ratio60.91
Dividend Yield1.50%
Beta0.73
Linde plc operates as an industrial gas company in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. 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. The company 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: 2.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.23 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-14-8324-2200
Employees79,886

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$28.23 billion
Cash Flow$17.38 per share
Book Value$94.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.29 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$134.58 billion
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
$256.42
-1.01 (-0.39 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Linde (NYSE:LIN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Linde's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

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 (WHO). Since then, LIN shares have increased by 47.4% and is now trading at $256.42.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Linde?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 19 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Linde?

Wall Street analysts have given Linde a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Linde wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Linde's next earnings date?

Linde is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 11th 2021.
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How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde plc (NYSE:LIN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 5th. The basic materials company reported $2.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.97 by $0.18. Linde had a return on equity of 8.27% and a net margin of 8.37%.
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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 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.963 per share on Thursday, December 17th. This represents a $3.85 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 2nd.
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What guidance has Linde issued on next quarter's earnings?

Linde issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 8.05-8.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.79.

What price target have analysts set for LIN?

23 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Linde's shares. Their forecasts range from $185.00 to $300.00. On average, they expect Linde's share price to reach $248.25 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.2%.
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Are investors shorting Linde?

Linde saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,020,000 shares, a decline of 14.0% from the October 31st total of 3,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,810,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), The Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Walmart (WMT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Linde's key executives?

Linde's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen F. Angel, CEO & Director (Age 64, Pay $5.61M)
  • Mr. Matthew J. White, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48, Pay $2.05M)
  • Mr. Eduardo F. Menezes, Exec. VP of EMEA (Age 57, Pay $2.52M)
  • Mr. Sanjiv Lamba, Exec. VP of APAC (Age 56, Pay $2.19M)
  • Ms. Kelcey E. Hoyt, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Juan Pelaez, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Guillermo Bichara, Gen. Counsel (Age 45)
  • Dr. Andreas Opfermann, Exec. VP of Americas
  • Mr. Juergen Nowicki, Exec. VP & CEO of Linde Engineering (Age 56)

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.80%), State Street Corp (3.99%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.55%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.94%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.89%) and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale (0.87%). Company insiders that own Linde stock include Anne K Roby, Bernd Hugo Eulitz, Christian Bruch, Eduardo F Menezes, Franz Fehrenbach, Juergen Nowicki, Matthew J White, Robert L Wood, Stephen F Angel and Thomas Enders.
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Which major investors are selling Linde stock?

LIN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Egerton Capital UK LLP, State Street Corp, BlackRock Inc., AKO Capital LLP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, and AXA S.A.. Company insiders that have sold Linde company stock in the last year include Anne K Roby, Christian Bruch, Eduardo F Menezes, Juergen Nowicki, and Stephen F Angel.
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Which major investors are buying Linde stock?

LIN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Cibc World Markets Corp, Pendal Group Limited, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, KBC Group NV, Morgan Stanley, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have bought Linde stock in the last two years include Christian Bruch, Franz Fehrenbach, Stephen F Angel, and Thomas Enders.
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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 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 $256.42.

How big of a company is Linde?

Linde has a market capitalization of $134.58 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.

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 44-14-8324-2200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 12/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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