Linde PLC (LIN): Price and Financial Metrics

Linde PLC (LIN): $399.00

4.97 (-1.23%)

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LIN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $399.00 52-week high $416.19
Prev. close $403.97 52-week low $302.17
Day low $398.44 Volume 638,201
Day high $404.17 Avg. volume 1,751,723
50-day MA $388.22 Dividend yield 1.24%
200-day MA $372.83 Market Cap 193.47B

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  • LIN scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 93.01% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LIN is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • LIN's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 7.9% of US stocks).

LIN Stock Summary

  • LIN has a higher market value than 99.12% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $199,629,413,086.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 6.15, LINDE PLC has a higher such ratio than 83.62% of stocks in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, LIN is more volatile than only 3.88% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LIN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TMUS, DIS, VZ, UNP, and WFC.
  • LIN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit LINDE PLC's official web site, go to

LIN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, LIN's EV/EBIT ratio is 116.8% higher, now standing at 27.1.
  • Over the past 62 months, LIN's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LIN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LIN 2023-11-29 6.1 5.1 33.3 27.1
LIN 2023-11-28 6.1 5.1 33.3 27.0
LIN 2023-11-27 6.2 5.1 33.4 27.2
LIN 2023-11-24 6.2 5.2 33.6 27.3
LIN 2023-11-22 6.2 5.1 33.4 27.1
LIN 2023-11-21 6.2 5.1 33.4 27.1

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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Latest LIN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about LINDE PLC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LIN as an investment opportunity.

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Linde Recognized as Sustainability Leader by S&P Global

WOKING, UK / ACCESSWIRE / November 27, 2023 / Linde (Nasdaq:LIN) announced today that it has been recognized by S&P Global as a sustainability leader, achieving the highest score of any industrial gas company in the 2023 S&P Global Corporate Sustainability ...

Yahoo | November 27, 2023

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LIN Price Returns

1-mo 1.84%
3-mo 3.52%
6-mo 11.31%
1-year 22.03%
3-year 66.29%
5-year 176.24%
YTD 24.02%
2022 -4.39%
2021 33.39%
2020 25.29%
2019 36.44%
2018 N/A

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