• Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $404.41
  • Forecasted Upside: 8.58%
  • Number of Analysts: 14
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 13 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for LIN

Analyst Price Target is $404.41
▲ +8.58% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 14 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Linde in the last 3 months. The average price target is $404.41, with a high forecast of $463.00 and a low forecast of $260.00. The average price target represents a 8.58% upside from the last price of $372.44.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 14 polled investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in Linde. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/7/2023HSBCBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$416.00 ➝ $440.00Low
8/1/2023Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$420.00Low
8/1/2023ArgusBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$440.00 ➝ $463.00Low
7/31/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost Target$400.00 ➝ $418.00Low
7/31/2023MizuhoBoost Target$382.00 ➝ $410.00Low
7/28/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$420.00 ➝ $444.00Low
7/28/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Target$400.00 ➝ $420.00Low
7/28/2023BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$400.00 ➝ $450.00Low
6/13/2023CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy$430.00Low
5/12/2023Berenberg BankBoost Target$375.00 ➝ $415.00Low
5/8/2023HSBCBoost Target$380.00 ➝ $416.00Low
4/28/2023888Reiterated RatingMaintainsLow
4/28/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$385.00 ➝ $415.00Low
4/28/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Target$380.00 ➝ $400.00Low
4/28/2023MizuhoBoost Target$370.00 ➝ $382.00Low
4/28/2023BarclaysBoost Target$380.00 ➝ $400.00Low
3/8/2023UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$375.00 ➝ $410.00Low
3/7/2023Evercore ISIBoost TargetOutperform$355.00 ➝ $375.00Low
2/24/2023HSBCBoost Target$375.00 ➝ $380.00Low
2/14/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$370.00 ➝ $378.00Low
2/8/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$355.00 ➝ $385.00Low
2/8/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$350.00 ➝ $375.00Low
2/8/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$340.00 ➝ $380.00Low
2/8/2023MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$346.00 ➝ $370.00Low
2/8/2023CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$402.00 ➝ $418.00Low
1/12/2023MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$344.00 ➝ $346.00Low
12/15/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetBuy$340.00 ➝ $375.00Low
12/15/2022CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$322.00 ➝ $402.00Low
11/15/2022HSBCLower TargetHold$390.00 ➝ $375.00Low
10/28/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$370.00 ➝ $350.00Low
10/28/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$350.00 ➝ $340.00Low
10/28/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$353.00 ➝ $344.00Low
10/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower Target$360.00Low
10/20/2022CowenLower Target$260.00Low
10/17/2022Societe GeneraleLower TargetBuy$400.00 ➝ $370.00Low
10/13/2022Seaport Res PtnUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
10/13/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$338.00N/A
10/4/2022CitigroupLower Target$346.00 ➝ $322.00Low
9/12/2022UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$355.00 ➝ $320.00Low
8/10/2022UBS GroupBoost Target€325.00 ➝ €350.00Low
8/10/2022Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
7/29/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy€370.00 ➝ €355.00Low
7/13/2022Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$370.00 ➝ $369.00N/A
6/16/2022Jefferies Financial GroupLower Target$390.00 ➝ $355.00Low
5/31/2022Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$355.00Low
5/31/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$380.00Low
4/29/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$352.00Low
3/30/2022Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$390.00Low
3/3/2022CowenLower TargetMarket Perform$345.00 ➝ $330.00Low
2/18/2022HSBCBoost TargetBuy$366.00 ➝ $382.00Low
2/14/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$405.00 ➝ $365.00Medium
2/11/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$360.00 ➝ $370.00High
2/8/2022Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$390.00Low
1/11/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$330.00 ➝ $365.00High
1/11/2022CitigroupBoost Target$381.00 ➝ $400.00Low
1/4/2022Societe GeneraleBoost TargetBuy$365.00 ➝ $400.00High
12/9/2021Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform$338.00 ➝ $404.00Low
11/26/2021CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy$380.00Medium
11/2/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
10/29/2021MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$335.00 ➝ $339.00Medium
10/29/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$360.00 ➝ $365.00Medium
10/29/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$350.00 ➝ $360.00Medium
10/19/2021Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingNeutralLow
10/12/2021MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$335.00High
9/17/2021Societe GeneraleBoost TargetTop Pick ➝ Buy$350.00 ➝ $365.00High
9/6/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyMedium
8/23/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/3/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$340.00 ➝ $360.00Low
8/2/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$350.00 ➝ $356.00High
8/2/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$345.00 ➝ $350.00High
6/9/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
6/3/2021HSBCBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Buy$272.00 ➝ $333.00Low
5/18/2021Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$330.00Medium
5/17/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
5/16/2021Baader BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/11/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/11/2021CitigroupBoost Target$333.00 ➝ $358.00Low
5/11/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$311.00 ➝ $340.00Low
5/11/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetBuy$309.00 ➝ $340.00Low
5/10/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$285.00 ➝ $330.00Low
5/7/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$330.00 ➝ $345.00Low
5/7/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$285.00 ➝ $340.00Low
4/6/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$300.00 ➝ $311.00Low
3/24/2021CowenInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$300.00N/A
3/18/2021CowenInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$300.00Medium
2/19/2021DZ BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/8/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/8/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
2/8/2021DZ BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/8/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$281.00 ➝ $285.00Low
2/8/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$300.00 ➝ $330.00Low
2/8/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$289.00 ➝ $300.00Low
2/5/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
1/26/2021DZ BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
1/26/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
12/9/2020Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/7/2020BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$285.00Low
12/7/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$285.00Low
11/25/2020HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$272.00Low
11/17/2020DZ BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/11/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyMedium
11/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$275.00 ➝ $281.00High
11/6/2020DZ BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/6/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$275.00 ➝ $300.00Low
11/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$280.00 ➝ $293.00Low
11/6/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingNeutralLow
11/6/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingPositive ➝ Buy$280.00 ➝ $288.00Low
9/21/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperformLow
8/6/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/6/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/3/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/3/2020DZ BankReiterated RatingBuyHigh
8/3/2020Truist FinancialBoost TargetBuy$250.00 ➝ $280.00High
8/3/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$245.00 ➝ $300.00Low
7/31/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$225.00 ➝ $275.00High
7/31/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$200.00 ➝ $280.00Medium
7/30/2020Baader BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/28/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $275.00Medium
7/17/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$215.00 ➝ $250.00Low
7/8/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$200.00 ➝ $220.00Low
6/16/2020HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$193.00Low
5/26/2020ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$236.00Low
5/20/2020Baader BankReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/18/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$210.00 ➝ $220.00High
5/14/2020Norddeutsche LandesbankReiterated RatingHoldMedium
5/13/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/12/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$209.00 ➝ $216.00Medium
5/12/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$217.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
5/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$187.00 ➝ $200.00Low
5/8/2020SunTrust BanksLower TargetBuy$250.00 ➝ $215.00Low
5/8/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$230.00 ➝ $225.00Medium
5/7/2020Baader BankReiterated RatingBuyHigh
5/7/2020CfraLower TargetBuy$245.00 ➝ $209.00Low
5/7/2020Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingHoldMedium
5/6/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyMedium
4/29/2020BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$230.00 ➝ $215.00Low
4/16/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldLow
4/15/2020Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$180.00 ➝ $185.00Medium
4/14/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$230.00 ➝ $217.00Low
4/9/2020CitigroupLower TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $209.00High
4/9/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$187.00Medium
3/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$250.00 ➝ $205.00Low
3/30/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$192.00High
3/13/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ BuyMedium
3/12/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetSell ➝ Overweight$248.00 ➝ $235.00High
2/19/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/18/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $250.00Low
2/14/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$228.00 ➝ $248.00Low
2/14/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$240.00 ➝ $255.00Low
2/13/2020CfraUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$215.00 ➝ $245.00Low
2/10/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweightLow
2/3/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$217.00High
12/17/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$220.00 ➝ $240.00Low
12/10/2019Pareto SecuritiesUpgradeHoldHigh
12/2/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$218.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
11/27/2019Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOverweight$250.00Low
11/18/2019Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOverweight$250.00Low
11/14/2019BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Positive$218.00Low
11/13/2019BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$210.00 ➝ $230.00Low
10/15/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOutperform$223.00Low
8/6/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$205.00 ➝ $215.00Low
8/6/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$206.00 ➝ $208.00Low
8/6/2019Bank of AmericaBoost TargetUnderperform$180.00 ➝ $184.00Low
7/22/2019DZ BankReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/18/2019Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingSellLow
7/12/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/9/2019KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $220.00Low
6/21/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
6/7/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$189.00 ➝ $206.00Low
5/28/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$205.00 ➝ $216.00Medium
5/17/2019DZ BankUpgradeBuyLow
5/14/2019BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$180.00 ➝ $195.00Low
5/13/2019BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$210.00Low
4/15/2019Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/4/2019SunTrust BanksBoost TargetSell ➝ Buy$196.00Low
4/3/2019KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$188.00 ➝ $205.00Low
3/22/2019ArgusInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$175.10Medium
1/15/2019SunTrust BanksInitiated CoverageBuy$185.00Low
1/14/2019KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$188.00Low
1/8/2019Societe GeneraleInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$190.00Low
1/7/2019CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ BuyLow
12/6/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ BuyMedium
11/20/2018Nord/LBReiterated RatingNeutralLow
11/15/2018Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/15/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuyMedium
11/15/2018CommerzbankReiterated RatingNeutralLow
11/12/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium
11/6/2018BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
11/5/2018Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ UnderperformMedium
11/5/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$178.00Medium
11/2/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$185.00Medium
10/31/2018Edward JonesInitiated CoverageBuyHigh
(Data available from 9/21/2018 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.81 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Linde plc operates as an industrial gas company in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases, such as carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. The company also designs and constructs turnkey process plants for third-party customers, as well as for the gas businesses in various locations, such as air separation, hydrogen, synthesis, olefin, and natural gas plants. It serves a range of industries, including healthcare, chemicals and energy, manufacturing, metals and mining, food and beverage, and electronics. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Woking, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: $372.44
Low: $372.32
High: $377.49

50 Day Range

MA: $383.46
Low: $374.79
High: $391.39

52 Week Range

Now: $372.44
Low: $262.47
High: $393.67


1,362,038 shs

Average Volume

1,826,067 shs

Market Capitalization

$181.73 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Linde?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Linde in the last twelve months: 888 Holdings plc, Argus, Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, HSBC Holdings plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Seaport Res Ptn, Societe Generale, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., UBS Group AG, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Linde?

17 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Linde in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $404.41, suggesting a possible upside of 8.4%. Argus has the highest price target set, predicting LIN will reach $463.00 in the next twelve months. Cowen Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $260.00 for Linde in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Linde?

Linde currently has 1 hold rating and 13 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact Linde's investor relations team?

Linde's physical mailing address is The Priestley Centre 10 Priestley Road Surrey Research Park, Guildford X0, GU2 7XY. The basic materials company's listed phone number is 441483242200 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Linde is www.linde.com. Learn More about contacing Linde investor relations.