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LIN Linde PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Linde stock stands at 34.05 as of Jun 20, 2024. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $13 and the stock price of $442.63 per share. An increase of 3.5% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 32.9 of the last four quarters.

LIN PE ratio history

How has LIN's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last six years, the average PE ratio of Linde has been 37.48. The current 34.05 P/E ratio is 9% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last six years, LIN's PE ratio peaked in the Sep 2020 quarter at 56.43, with a price of $238.13 and an EPS of $4.22. The Dec 2018 quarter marked the lowest point at 11.77, with a price of $156.04 and an EPS of $13.26.

Average
37.48
Median
39.54
Minimum
11.77
Maximum
56.43

Linde PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 328.63% in 2019

Maximum annual decrease: -17.71% in 2023

Year PE ratio Change
2023 32.34 -17.71%
2022 39.3 -16.04%
2021 46.81 -15.63%
2020 55.48 9.97%
2019 50.45 328.63%
2018 11.77 N/A
2017 N/A N/A
2016 N/A N/A

LIN average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of LIN for the past years

LIN's current PE ratio is lower than its 3 and 5-year averages.

3-year avg
38.57
5-year avg
39.94
10-year avg
N/A
15-year avg
N/A

LIN PE vs peers

What is LIN's PE ratio compared to its peers

LIN's PE ratio stands higher than its peer stock NXST.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
NXST Nexstar Media Group Inc 13.13 $5.15B
LIN Linde Plc 34.07 $212.88B
EVC Entravision Communications Corp N/A $172.28M
SBGI Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc N/A $785.2M

Frequently asked questions

What is Linde's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for LIN stock is 34.05 as of Jun 20, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Linde (LIN)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for LIN stock is 38.57.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Linde (LIN)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for LIN stock is 39.94.

What is the highest PE ratio for LIN?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last six years has been 56.43 and it was in the Sep 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for LIN compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of LIN is 9% lower than the 6-year historical average.

How is LIN's PE ratio calculated (Linde PE ratio formula)?

To determine the P/E ratio, divide the latest stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Jun 20, 2024), Linde's share price is $442.63. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $13. Therefore, Linde's PE ratio for today is 34.05. PE RATIO(34.05) = STOCK PRICE($442.63) / TTM EPS($13)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.