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Linde (LIN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+3.27 (+0.76%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.16 million shs
Average Volume
1.78 million shs
Market Capitalization
$209.37 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Linde MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.54 Rating Score
7.6% Upside
$468.83 Price Target
Short Interest
1.22% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.83mentions of Linde in the last 14 days
Based on 20 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$35.69 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $15.50 to $17.16 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.86 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

53rd out of 169 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

3rd out of 10 stocks

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About Linde Stock (NASDAQ:LIN)

Linde plc operates as an industrial gas company in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and South 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 air separation, hydrogen, synthesis, olefin, and natural gas plants. It serves a range of industries, including healthcare, chemicals and energy, manufacturing, metals and mining, food and beverage, and electronics. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Woking, the United Kingdom.

LIN Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/28 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/18 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industrial inorganic chemicals
Current Symbol
Previous Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
13 Analysts


Net Income
$6.20 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$32.85 billion
Cash Flow
$22.45 per share
Book Value
$83.67 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$209.37 billion
Not Optionable

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LIN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Linde stock right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Linde in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" LIN shares.
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What is Linde's stock price target for 2024?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Linde's stock. Their LIN share price targets range from $420.00 to $540.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $468.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have LIN shares performed in 2024?

Linde's stock was trading at $410.71 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, LIN stock has increased by 6.1% and is now trading at $435.57.
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When is Linde's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2024.
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How were Linde's earnings last quarter?

Linde plc (NASDAQ:LIN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 2nd. The basic materials company reported $3.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.68 by $0.07. The basic materials company earned $8.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.38 billion. Linde had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.49% and a net margin of 19.26%. The company's revenue was down 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $3.42 EPS.

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

Linde declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 4th will be paid a dividend of $1.39 per share on Tuesday, June 18th. This represents a $5.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 4th.
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Is Linde a good dividend stock?

Linde (NASDAQ:LIN) pays an annual dividend of $5.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.29%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 43.13%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LIN will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.40% 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 issued an update on its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.700-3.800 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 3.600. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

Who are Linde's major shareholders?

Linde's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.29%), Capital International Investors (2.17%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.03%), Capital Research Global Investors (2.03%), Capital World Investors (1.92%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.54%). Insiders that own company stock include Andreas Opfermann, David P Strauss, Guillermo Bichara, John Panikar, Juergen Nowicki, Matthew J White, Oliver Pfann, Sanjiv Lamba, Sean Durbin 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 Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:LIN) was last updated on 5/26/2024 by Staff

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