Linde PLC (LIN): Price and Financial Metrics

Linde PLC (LIN): $356.21

-0.38 (-0.11%)

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LIN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $356.21 52-week high $373.58
Prev. close $356.59 52-week low $262.47
Day low $354.80 Volume 1,805,800
Day high $360.63 Avg. volume 2,187,666
50-day MA $359.42 Dividend yield 1.43%
200-day MA $325.16 Market Cap 174.66B

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where LIN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.76% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LIN is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • LIN ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 8th percentile.

LIN Stock Summary

  • LIN has a higher market value than 99.07% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $173,970,820,462.
  • LIN's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 337.34 -- higher than 92.77% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 38.75, LINDE PLC P/E ratio is greater than that of about 83.19% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LINDE PLC, a group of peers worth examining would be TMUS, VZ, TTE, DIS, and CMCSA.
  • Visit LIN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

LIN Valuation Summary

  • LIN's price/sales ratio is 5.4; this is 350% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • LIN's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.4 over the prior 55 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LIN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LIN 2023-05-17 5.4 4.5 39.9 31.7
LIN 2023-05-16 5.4 4.5 40.0 31.8
LIN 2023-05-15 5.4 4.5 40.3 32.0
LIN 2023-05-12 5.4 4.5 40.4 32.2
LIN 2023-05-11 5.4 4.5 40.1 31.9
LIN 2023-05-10 5.4 4.5 40.3 32.0

LIN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LIN has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 86.51% of graded US stocks.
  • LIN's asset turnover comes in at 0.348 -- ranking 71st of 89 Chemicals stocks.
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The table below shows LIN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.348 0.439 0.119
2021-06-30 0.336 0.442 0.110
2021-03-31 0.321 0.438 0.096
2020-12-31 0.315 0.435 0.083
2020-09-30 0.315 0.428 0.074
2020-06-30 0.319 0.422 0.075

LIN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LIN, see our LIN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $340.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.52 (Moderate Buy)

Linde PLC (LIN) Company Bio

Linde plc is a multinational chemical company with German-American roots. It is the largest industrial gas company by market share and revenue. It serves customers in the healthcare, petroleum refining, manufacturing, food, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, electronics and water treatment industries.[1] The company's primary business is the manufacturing and distribution of atmospheric gases, including oxygennitrogenargonrare gases, and process gases, including carbon dioxideheliumhydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene . (Source:Wikipedia)

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LIN Price Returns

1-mo -3.58%
3-mo 2.14%
6-mo 6.01%
1-year N/A
3-year 84.29%
5-year N/A
YTD 9.62%
2022 -4.39%
2021 33.39%
2020 25.29%
2019 36.44%
2018 N/A

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