NYSE: LIN
Linde Plc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for LIN

Based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Linde Plc.
Min Forecast
$215.00-7.82%
Avg Forecast
$256.73+10.07%
Max Forecast
$320.00+37.20%

Should I buy or sell LIN stock?

Strong Buy
Strong Buy
15 analysts 83.33%
Buy
0 analysts 0.00%
Hold
3 analysts 16.67%
Sell
0 analysts 0.00%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0.00%

Forecast return on equity

Is LIN forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
11.71%
Industry
34.89%
Market
-1.56%
LIN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 4 years (11.71%); analysts are not confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
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Forecast return on assets

Is LIN forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
6.21%
Industry
9.43%
Market
11.47%
LIN is forecast to generate lower Return on Assets (6.21%) than the US Specialty Chemicals industry average (9.43%)
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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
$7.80+83.62%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$8.92+109.91%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$9.75+129.36%
LIN's earnings are forecast to grow at an exceptional rate of 32.20% per year
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LIN revenue forecast

What is LIN's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$26.8B-1.29%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$28.6B+5.10%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$29.6B+8.71%
LIN's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 2.99% per year, which is not exceptional
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LIN earnings growth forecast

How is LIN forecast to perform vs Specialty Chemicals companies and vs the US market?
Company
32.20%
Industry
19.73%
Market
14.71%
LIN's earnings are forecast to grow faster (32.20% per year) than the US Specialty Chemicals industry average (19.73%)
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LIN's earnings are forecast to grow faster (32.20% per year) than the US market average (14.71%)
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LIN revenue growth forecast

How is LIN forecast to perform vs Specialty Chemicals companies and vs the US market?
Company
2.99%
Industry
2.83%
Market
5.62%
LIN's revenues are forecast to grow faster (2.99% per year) than the US Specialty Chemicals industry average (2.83%)
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LIN's revenues are forecast to grow slower (2.99% per year) than the US market average (5.62%)
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Linde Stock Forecast FAQ

The consensus among 18 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: LIN) stock is to Strong Buy LIN stock.

Out of 18 analysts, 15 (83.33%) are recommending LIN as a Strong Buy, 0 (0.00%) are recommending LIN as a Buy, 3 (16.67%) are recommending LIN as a Hold, 0 (0.00%) are recommending LIN as a Sell, and 0 (0.00%) are recommending LIN as a Strong Sell.
According to 11 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year LIN price target, the average LIN price target is $256.73, with the highest LIN stock price forecast at $320.00 and the lowest LIN stock price forecast at $215.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Linde's share price could reach $256.73 by Oct 9, 2021. The average Linde stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 10.07% from the current LIN share price of $233.24.
(NYSE: LIN) Linde's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 32.20% is forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 19.73%, and and it is also forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 14.71%.

Linde's earnings in 2020 is $2,277,000,000.On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast LIN's earnings for 2020 to be $4,098,441,192, with the lowest LIN earnings forecast at $4,043,926,956, and the highest LIN earnings forecast at $4,148,964,020. On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast LIN's earnings for 2021 to be $4,685,335,786, with the lowest LIN earnings forecast at $4,464,075,212, and the highest LIN earnings forecast at $4,857,964,201.

In 2022, LIN is forecast to generate $5,119,506,490 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $4,831,704,935 and the highest earnings forecast at $5,514,445,850.
(NYSE: LIN) Linde's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 2.99% is forecast to beat the US Specialty Chemicals industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 2.83%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 5.62%.

Linde's revenue in 2020 is $27,196,000,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast LIN's revenue for 2020 to be $14,098,822,041,945, with the lowest LIN revenue forecast at $13,823,849,188,920, and the highest LIN revenue forecast at $14,243,551,036,599. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast LIN's revenue for 2021 to be $15,011,357,792,973, with the lowest LIN revenue forecast at $14,427,959,357,659, and the highest LIN revenue forecast at $15,825,409,217,427.

In 2022, LIN is forecast to generate $15,527,440,074,839 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $14,840,508,181,294 and the highest revenue forecast at $16,113,525,883,430.
(NYSE: LIN) Linde's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $4.25. On average, analysts forecast that LIN's EPS will be $7.80 for 2020, with the lowest EPS forecast at $7.70, and the highest EPS forecast at $7.90. On average, analysts forecast that LIN's EPS will be $8.92 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $8.50, and the highest EPS forecast at $9.25. In 2022, LIN's EPS is forecast to hit $9.75 (min: $9.20, max: $10.50).
(NYSE: LIN) forecast ROE is 11.71%, which is considered weak.
(NYSE: LIN) forecast ROA is 6.21%, which is lower than the forecast US Specialty Chemicals industry average of 9.43%.
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