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Linde PLC Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for LIN

Based on 15 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Linde PLC.
Min Forecast
$320.00-5.14%
Avg Forecast
$359.13+6.46%
Max Forecast
$404.00+19.76%

Should I buy or sell LIN stock?

Based on 17 analysts offering ratings for Linde PLC.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
11 analysts 64.71%
Buy
5 analysts 29.41%
Hold
1 analysts 5.88%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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LIN stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
HSBC
Bottom 46%
46
Strong BuyMaintains$375.00+11.16%2022-11-15
JP Morgan
Top 5%
96
Strong BuyMaintains$340.00+0.79%2022-10-28
Mizuho
Top 3%
98
HoldMaintains$344.00+1.97%2022-10-28
Wells Fargo
Top 21%
80
Strong BuyMaintains$350.00+3.75%2022-10-28
Societe Generale
Bottom 25%
25
Strong BuyMaintains$370.00+9.68%2022-10-17
Seaport Global
Top 18%
83
BuyUpgrades$330.00-2.18%2022-10-13
Goldman Sachs
Top 22%
79
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$338.00+0.19%2022-10-13
UBS
Top 50%
51
Strong BuyMaintains$320.00-5.14%2022-09-12
Stifel Nicolaus
Bottom 49%
49
Strong BuyUpgradesN/AN/A2022-08-10
Bank of America
Top 21%
80
Strong BuyMaintains$369.00+9.38%2022-07-13

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Forecast return on equity

Is LIN forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
19.84%
Industry
36.52%
Market
62.54%
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Forecast return on assets

Is LIN forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
10.04%
Industry
10.2%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

LIN earnings per share forecast

What is LIN's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$11.90+56.17%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$12.98+70.34%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$14.33+88.06%
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LIN revenue forecast

What is LIN's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$33.4B-1.05%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$33.8B+0.13%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$35.3B+4.45%
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LIN earnings growth forecast

How is LIN forecast to perform vs Specialty Chemicals companies and vs the US market?
Company
23.21%
Industry
18.09%
Market
17%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Market Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

LIN revenue growth forecast

How is LIN forecast to perform vs Specialty Chemicals companies and vs the US market?
Company
1.26%
Industry
3.2%
Market
6.8%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

LIN vs Specialty Chemical Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
LIN$337.35$359.13+6.46%Strong Buy
SHW$257.75$278.90+8.20%Buy
ECL$151.36$180.13+19.00%Buy
ALB$284.28$297.85+4.77%Buy
PPG$137.30$138.31+0.74%Buy

Linde Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Linde Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 17 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: LIN) stock is to Strong Buy LIN stock.

Out of 17 analysts, 11 (64.71%) are recommending LIN as a Strong Buy, 5 (29.41%) are recommending LIN as a Buy, 1 (5.88%) are recommending LIN as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending LIN as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending LIN as a Strong Sell.

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What is LIN's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: LIN) Linde's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 23.21% is forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 18.09%, and and it is also forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 17%.

Linde's earnings in 2022 is $3,845,000,000.On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast LIN's earnings for 2022 to be $5,883,116,431, with the lowest LIN earnings forecast at $5,808,959,501, and the highest LIN earnings forecast at $5,932,554,384. On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast LIN's earnings for 2023 to be $6,417,046,325, with the lowest LIN earnings forecast at $6,204,463,127, and the highest LIN earnings forecast at $6,599,966,752.

In 2024, LIN is forecast to generate $7,084,458,694 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $6,871,875,495 and the highest earnings forecast at $7,247,603,939.

What is LIN's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: LIN) Linde's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 1.26% is not forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 3.2%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 6.8%.

Linde's revenue in 2022 is $33,763,000,000.On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast LIN's revenue for 2022 to be $16,516,505,785,696, with the lowest LIN revenue forecast at $16,263,992,540,896, and the highest LIN revenue forecast at $16,684,814,825,468. On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast LIN's revenue for 2023 to be $16,713,849,735,382, with the lowest LIN revenue forecast at $16,515,901,653,908, and the highest LIN revenue forecast at $16,831,151,166,940.

In 2024, LIN is forecast to generate $17,434,058,376,943 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $17,235,664,859,511 and the highest revenue forecast at $17,766,200,838,584.

What is LIN's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: LIN) forecast ROA is 10.04%, which is lower than the forecast US Specialty Chemicals industry average of 10.2%.

What is LIN's Price Target?

According to 15 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year LIN price target, the average LIN price target is $359.13, with the highest LIN stock price forecast at $404.00 and the lowest LIN stock price forecast at $320.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Linde's share price could reach $359.13 by Nov 15, 2023. The average Linde stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 6.46% from the current LIN share price of $337.35.

What is LIN's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: LIN) Linde's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $7.62. On average, analysts forecast that LIN's EPS will be $11.90 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $11.75, and the highest EPS forecast at $12.00. On average, analysts forecast that LIN's EPS will be $12.98 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $12.55, and the highest EPS forecast at $13.35. In 2024, LIN's EPS is forecast to hit $14.33 (min: $13.90, max: $14.66).

What is LIN's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: LIN) forecast ROE is 19.84%, which is considered weak.
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