Linde (ETR:LIN) Earns Neutral Rating from Independent Research

Independent Research reiterated their neutral rating on shares of Linde (ETR:LIN) in a research report released on Tuesday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports.

A number of other analysts have also weighed in on LIN. Kepler Capital Markets set a €235.00 ($273.26) price target on shares of Linde and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, February 18th. Nord/LB reaffirmed a neutral rating on shares of Linde in a report on Friday, February 14th. Baader Bank set a €180.00 ($209.30) price objective on Linde and gave the stock a sell rating in a report on Thursday, February 13th. HSBC reiterated a neutral rating on shares of Linde in a research report on Tuesday, December 3rd. Finally, UBS Group set a €215.00 ($250.00) target price on Linde and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, February 14th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of €200.65 ($233.32).

Shares of LIN stock opened at €171.75 ($199.71) on Tuesday. Linde has a 1 year low of €145.50 ($169.19) and a 1 year high of €208.60 ($242.56). The firm’s 50 day moving average is €193.57 and its 200-day moving average is €182.71. The firm has a market capitalization of $92.26 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.02. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 27.03.

About Linde

Linde plc operates as an industrial gas company in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers oxygen, nitrogen, argon, rare gases, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. It also designs and constructs turnkey process plants, such as olefin, natural gas, air separation, and hydrogen and synthesis gas plants.

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