NYSE:LIN - Linde Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $156.93 -1.16 (-0.73 %) (As of 12/16/2018 11:23 AM ET)Previous Close$156.93Today's Range$156.05 - $158.4752-Week Range$151.52 - $166.85Volume2.36 million shsAverage Volume2.37 million shsMarket Capitalization$45.13 billionP/E Ratio26.83Dividend Yield2.10%Beta0.91 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings Linde (NYSE:LIN) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.11 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Linde in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $181.50, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 15.66%. The high price target for LIN is $185.00 and the low price target for LIN is $178.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: HoldHoldN/AN/AConsensus Rating Score: 2.452.44N/AN/ARatings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)4 Hold Rating(s)6 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)3 Hold Rating(s)5 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)0 Hold Rating(s)0 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)0 Hold Rating(s)0 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $181.50$181.50N/AN/APrice Target Upside: 15.66% upside17.83% upsideN/AN/ALinde (NYSE:LIN) Consensus Price Target History Linde (NYSE:LIN) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails12/6/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ BuyMedium11/20/2018Nord/LBReiterated RatingNeutralLow11/15/2018Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyLow11/15/2018Deutsche BankInitiated CoverageBuyMedium11/15/2018CommerzbankReiterated RatingNeutralLow11/12/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium11/6/2018BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow11/5/2018Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ UnderperformMedium11/5/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$178.00Medium11/2/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$185.00Medium10/31/2018Edward JonesInitiated CoverageBuyHigh(Data available from 12/16/2016 forward) This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are CEFs?