Linde plc (LIN)

Last Closing Price: 285.44 (2022-07-01)

Company Description

Linde plc, based in Guildford, the United Kingdom, is a leading producer of industrial gases that are being utilized in various industries like chemicals & refining, food & beverage, electronics, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals. With a wide range of applications for its industrial gases, the company is making the world more productive by the day. Its primary products in industrial gases include oxygen, which is being used for life support in hospitals. The company's process gas like hydrogen is being utilized for clean fuels, while its high-purity and specialty gases are being employed for manufacturing electronics. Moreover, while delivering state-of-the-art solutions related to gas processing, the company is helping the world reduce emissions.

Financials, Fundamental Metrics & Ratios
Revenue (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $30.79B
Net Income (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $3.83B
PE Ratio (Current Year Earnings Estimate) 23.94
PE Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 25.65
PEG Ratio (Long Term Growth Estimate) 2.39
Price to Sales Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 4.52
Price to Book Ratio (Most Recent Quarterly Book Value per Share) 3.23
Price to Cash Ratio (Most Recent Annual Cash Flow per Share) 14.32
Pre-Tax Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 16.98%
Net Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 12.66%
Return on Equity (Trailing 12 Months) 12.62%
Return on Assets (Trailing 12 Months) 6.93%
Current Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.84
Quick Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.72
Debt to Common Equity (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.29
Inventory Turnover (Trailing 12 Months) 10.62
Book Value per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $88.63
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $2.93
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $10.69
Diluted Earnings per Share (Trailing 12 Months) $7.76
Exchange NYSE
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Common Shares Outstanding 502.73M
Free Float 499.21M
Market Capitalization $143.50B
Average Volume (Last 20 Days) 3.45M
Beta (Past 60 Months) 0.88
Percentage Held By Insiders (Latest Annual Proxy Report) 0.70%
Percentage Held By Institutions (Latest 13F Reports) 72.95%
Annual Dividend (Based on Last Quarter) $4.68
Dividend Yield (Based on Last Quarter) 1.64%