LIN Linde plc

Price (delayed)

$245.19

Market cap

$129.59B

P/E Ratio

58.04

Dividend/share

$3.68

EPS

$4.25

Enterprise value

$142.12B

Sector: Basic Materials
Industry: Specialty Chemicals
Linde Plc engages in the production and distribution of industrial gases. It operates through the following segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); Asia and South Pacific (APAC); and Engineering. The America segment include operation of production facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. The EMEA segment comprises production facilities primarily in Italy, Spain, Germany, the Benelux region, the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, and Russia. The APAC segment consists production facilities located primarily in China, Korea, India and Thailand. The Engineering segment focuses in the design and manufacture of equipment for air separation and other industrial gas applications. The company was founded on April 18, 2017 and is headquartered in Guildford, the United Kingdom.

Highlights

LIN's gross profit is up by 29% year-on-year
Linde's gross margin has increased by 9% YoY
The revenue rose by 19% year-on-year but it has declined by 3% since the previous quarter
Linde's quick ratio has increased by 14% from the previous quarter but it has decreased by 13% YoY
LIN's EPS has dropped by 64% year-on-year and by 2.3% since the previous quarter
The net income has declined by 49% year-on-year and by 2.7% since the previous quarter

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of LIN
Market
Shares outstanding
525.36M
Market cap
$129.59B
Enterprise value
$142.12B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
58.04
Price to book (P/B)
2.84
Price to sales (P/S)
4.77
EV/EBIT
45.66
EV/EBITDA
18.61
EV/Sales
5.23
Earnings
Revenue
$27.2B
EBIT
$3.11B
EBITDA
$7.64B
Free cash flow
$3.6B
Per share
EPS
$4.25
Free cash flow per share
$6.84
Book value per share
$86.71
Revenue per share
$51.75
TBVPS
$83.29
Balance sheet
Total assets
$85.86B
Total liabilities
$37.92B
Debt
$17.48B
Equity
$45.54B
Working capital
-$3.02B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.38
Current ratio
0.8
Quick ratio
0.59
Net debt/EBITDA
1.64
Margins
EBITDA margin
28.1%
Gross margin
42.2%
Net margin
8.4%
Operating margin
10.1%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.7%
Return on equity
4.8%
Return on invested capital
7.5%
Return on capital employed
4.4%
Return on sales
11.4%
Dividend
Dividend yield
1.49%
DPS
$3.68
Payout ratio
86.5%

LIN stock price

How has the Linde stock price performed over time

Financial performance

How have Linde's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$27.2B
Gross profit
$11.49B
Operating income
$2.76B
Net income
$2.28B
Gross margin
42.2%
Net margin
8.4%
LIN's net margin has shrunk by 57% YoY
The net income has declined by 49% year-on-year and by 2.7% since the previous quarter
The company's operating income rose by 49% YoY but it fell by 2.4% QoQ
LIN's gross profit is up by 29% year-on-year

Valuation

What is Linde stock price valuation
P/E
58.04
P/B
2.84
P/S
4.77
EV/EBIT
45.66
EV/EBITDA
18.61
EV/Sales
5.23
LIN's EPS has dropped by 64% year-on-year and by 2.3% since the previous quarter
LIN's price to earnings (P/E) is 48% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 39.2
LIN's P/B is 29% above its last 4 quarters average of 2.2
The equity has declined by 10% year-on-year
The price to sales (P/S) is 26% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 3.8
The revenue rose by 19% year-on-year but it has declined by 3% since the previous quarter

Efficiency

How efficient is Linde business performance
The ROA has plunged by 59% YoY
The ROE has plunged by 59% YoY
LIN's return on sales has dropped by 52% year-on-year
Linde's return on invested capital has shrunk by 52% YoY

Dividends

What is LIN's dividend history
DPS
$3.68
Dividend yield
1.49%
Payout ratio
86.5%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Linde financials performed over time
The company's total assets is 126% higher than its total liabilities
The current ratio has contracted by 22% YoY but it has grown by 8% from the previous quarter
Linde's quick ratio has increased by 14% from the previous quarter but it has decreased by 13% YoY
LIN's debt is 62% lower than its equity
LIN's debt is up by 25% YoY and by 3.6% QoQ

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.