Linde PLC (LIN): Price and Financial Metrics

Linde PLC (LIN): $329.51

3.15 (+0.97%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where LIN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.03% of US stocks.
  • LIN's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • LIN ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 24th percentile.

LIN Stock Summary

  • LIN has a market capitalization of $162,902,999,589 -- more than approximately 98.86% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 438.86, LINDE PLC is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 94.44% of US stocks.
  • LIN's current price/earnings ratio is 42.37, which is higher than 84.63% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LINDE PLC, a group of peers worth examining would be UPS, VZ, COP, T, and TTE.
  • 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 213.33% higher, now standing at 32.9.
  • Over the past 51 months, LIN's price/sales ratio has gone down 3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LIN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LIN 2023-01-24 4.8 4.3 42.3 32.9
LIN 2023-01-23 4.8 4.3 42.0 32.7
LIN 2023-01-20 4.8 4.3 42.3 32.9
LIN 2023-01-19 4.8 4.3 41.7 32.5
LIN 2023-01-18 4.7 4.3 41.7 32.5
LIN 2023-01-17 4.8 4.3 42.4 33.0

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)

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LIN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $329.51 52-week high $347.60
Prev. close $326.36 52-week low $262.47
Day low $324.72 Volume 1,587,100
Day high $329.53 Avg. volume 2,088,000
50-day MA $330.30 Dividend yield 1.42%
200-day MA $305.46 Market Cap 162.30B

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.

Linde plc: Linde Board Elects Hugh Grant as New Director

WOKING, UK / ACCESSWIRE / January 24, 2023 / Linde plc (NYSE:LIN)(FWB:LIN) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Hugh Grant as a new director of Linde plc, effective January 23, 2023. Grant will serve on the Nomination and Governance and the Human Capital committees. Grant, a Scottish national, is a highly regarded former executive and director who brings substantial global experience to the Linde plc Board of Directors. He served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Monsanto Company, a global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality, from 2003 until 2018, when he led the sale of Monsanto to Bayer AG. Grant is a director of Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. and PPG Industries, Inc., as well a...

Accesswire | January 24, 2023

EQS-News: Linde plc: Linde Board Elects Hugh Grant as New Director

EQS-News: Linde plc / Key word(s): Personnel Linde plc: Linde Board Elects Hugh Grant as New Director 24.01.2023 / 12:00 CET/CEST The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Linde Board Elects Hugh Grant as New Director Woking, UK, January 24, 2023 – Linde plc (NYSE:LIN;

Wallstreet:Online | January 24, 2023

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Yahoo | January 24, 2023

Linde to Be Removed From DAX Index After Delisting From Frankfurt Stock Exchange

By Giulia Petroni Linde PLC will be removed from Germany''s DAX index effective Feb. 27 following delisting of its ordinary shares from the Frankfurt Stock…

MarketWatch | January 20, 2023

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LIN Price Returns

1-mo 1.10%
3-mo 9.56%
6-mo 9.94%
1-year 7.46%
3-year 65.31%
5-year N/A
YTD 1.02%
2022 -4.39%
2021 33.39%
2020 25.29%
2019 36.44%
2018 N/A

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