• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $367.71
  • Forecasted Upside: 28.82 %
  • Number of Analysts: 17
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 13 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for LIN

Analyst Price Target is $367.71
▲ +28.82% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 17 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Linde in the last 3 months. The average price target is $367.71, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $0.00. The average price target represents a 28.82% upside from the last price of $285.44.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 17 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Linde. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/16/2022Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price 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 Price TargetMarket Perform$345.00 ➝ $330.00Low
2/18/2022HSBCBoost Price TargetBuy$366.00 ➝ $382.00Low
2/14/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$405.00 ➝ $365.00Medium
2/11/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price Target$360.00 ➝ $370.00High
2/8/2022Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$390.00Low
1/11/2022Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$330.00 ➝ $365.00High
1/11/2022CitigroupBoost Price Target$381.00 ➝ $400.00Low
1/4/2022Societe GeneraleBoost Price 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 Price TargetNeutral$335.00 ➝ $339.00Medium
10/29/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$360.00 ➝ $365.00Medium
10/29/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$350.00 ➝ $360.00Medium
10/19/2021Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingNeutralLow
10/12/2021MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$335.00High
9/17/2021Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetTop Pick ➝ Buy$350.00 ➝ $365.00High
9/6/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyMedium
8/23/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/3/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$340.00 ➝ $360.00Low
8/2/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$350.00 ➝ $356.00High
8/2/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$345.00 ➝ $350.00High
6/9/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
6/3/2021HSBCBoost Price 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 Price Target$333.00 ➝ $358.00Low
5/11/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$311.00 ➝ $340.00Low
5/11/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$309.00 ➝ $340.00Low
5/10/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$285.00 ➝ $330.00Low
5/7/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$330.00 ➝ $345.00Low
5/7/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$285.00 ➝ $340.00Low
4/6/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price 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 Price TargetOverweight$281.00 ➝ $285.00Low
2/8/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$300.00 ➝ $330.00Low
2/8/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price 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 Price TargetOverweight$275.00 ➝ $281.00High
11/6/2020DZ BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/6/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$275.00 ➝ $300.00Low
11/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price 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 Price TargetBuy$250.00 ➝ $280.00High
8/3/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$245.00 ➝ $300.00Low
7/31/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price 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 Price TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $275.00Medium
7/17/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$215.00 ➝ $250.00Low
7/8/2020UBS GroupBoost Price 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 Price TargetBuy$209.00 ➝ $216.00Medium
5/12/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$217.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
5/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$187.00 ➝ $200.00Low
5/8/2020SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetBuy$250.00 ➝ $215.00Low
5/8/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$230.00 ➝ $225.00Medium
5/7/2020Baader BankReiterated RatingBuyHigh
5/7/2020CfraLower Price TargetBuy$245.00 ➝ $209.00Low
5/7/2020Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingHoldMedium
5/6/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyMedium
4/29/2020BarclaysLower Price 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 Price TargetOutperform$230.00 ➝ $217.00Low
4/9/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $209.00High
4/9/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$187.00Medium
3/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price 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 Price TargetSell ➝ Overweight$248.00 ➝ $235.00High
2/19/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/18/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $250.00Low
2/14/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$228.00 ➝ $248.00Low
2/14/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price 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 Price TargetBuy$220.00 ➝ $240.00Low
12/10/2019Pareto SecuritiesUpgradeHoldHigh
12/2/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price 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 Price TargetEqual Weight$210.00 ➝ $230.00Low
10/15/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOutperform$223.00Low
8/6/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$205.00 ➝ $215.00Low
8/6/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$206.00 ➝ $208.00Low
8/6/2019Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$180.00 ➝ $184.00Low
7/22/2019DZ BankReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/18/2019Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingSellLow
7/12/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/9/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $220.00Low
6/21/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
6/7/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$189.00 ➝ $206.00Low
5/28/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$205.00 ➝ $216.00Medium
5/17/2019DZ BankUpgradeBuyLow
5/14/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$180.00 ➝ $195.00Low
5/13/2019BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$210.00Low
4/15/2019Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/4/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetSell ➝ Buy$196.00Low
4/3/2019KeyCorpBoost Price 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 7/3/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

-0.16 (Hold)

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 and engineering 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 olefin, natural gas, air separation, hydrogen, and synthesis gas plants. It serves a range of industries, including healthcare, energy, manufacturing, food, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, and water treatment. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Woking, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: $285.44
Low: $280.93
High: $286.13

50 Day Range

MA: $309.83
Low: $285.44
High: $335.76

52 Week Range

Now: $285.44
Low: $267.51
High: $352.18


3,307,611 shs

Average Volume

3,440,924 shs

Market Capitalization

$143.50 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: AlphaValue, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, HSBC Holdings plc, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Seaport Res Ptn, Societe Generale, UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for Linde?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Linde in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $367.71, suggesting a possible upside of 28.8%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Linde?

Linde currently has 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe LIN will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Linde.
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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.