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Linde (LIN) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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LIN Analyst Ratings

Strong Buy
17Ratings
13 Buy
4 Hold
0 Sell
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Linde
in the past 3 months
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LIN Stock 12 Months Forecast

Average Price Target

$456.20
▲(1.93% Upside)
Based on 17 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Linde in the last 3 months. The average price target is $456.20 with a high forecast of $485.00 and a low forecast of $429.00. The average price target represents a 1.93% change from the last price of $447.56.
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Highest Price Target$485.00Average Price Target$456.20Lowest Price Target$429.00
The highest, average, and lowest price target of all analysts. Click on ‘Top Analysts’ to focus on the best performers.

Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

Analyst Profile
Expert Firm
Price Target
Position
Upside / Downside
Action
Date
Follow
Article
Berenberg Bank
$440.00
Buy
-1.69%
Downside
Reiterated
01/24/24
Linde (LIN): New Buy Recommendation for This Basic Materials Giant
Stifel Nicolaus
$429.00
Hold
-4.15%
Downside
Downgraded
01/22/24
Linde downgraded to Hold from Buy at StifelLinde downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel
Seaport Global
Hold
Downgraded
01/08/24
Linde downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Seaport ResearchLinde downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Seaport Research
Citi
$475.00
Buy
6.13%
Upside
Reiterated
12/21/23
Linde price target raised to $475 from $450 at CitiLinde price target raised to $475 from $450 at Citi
Morgan Stanley
$450.00
Buy
0.55%
Upside
Reiterated
12/11/23
Linde price target raised by $30 at Morgan Stanley, here's whyLinde price target raised by $30 at Morgan Stanley, here's why

Best Analysts Covering Linde

Which Analyst Should I Follow If I Want to Buy LIN and Sell After:
1 Month
Success Rate
24/34 ratings generated profit
71%
Average Return
+1.98%
reiterated a buy rating 21 days ago
Copying Laurence Alexander's trades and holding each position for 1 Month would result in 70.59% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +1.98% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
a rating ―
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3 Months
John McNultyBMO Capital
Success Rate
17/22 ratings generated profit
77%
Average Return
+6.42%
assigned a buy rating 22 days ago
Copying John McNulty's trades and holding each position for 3 Months would result in 77.27% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +6.42% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
a rating ―
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1 Year
Success Rate
33/34 ratings generated profit
97%
Average Return
+21.41%
reiterated a buy rating 21 days ago
Copying Laurence Alexander's trades and holding each position for 1 Year would result in 97.06% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +21.41% per trade.
2 Years
Success Rate
34/34 ratings generated profit
100%
Average Return
+43.95%
reiterated a buy rating 21 days ago
Copying Laurence Alexander's trades and holding each position for 2 Years would result in 100.00% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +43.95% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
a rating ―
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The Best Analyst Covering tool allows you to follow the analysts who have the best success rates and average returns on a specific stock. Only analysts that gave a Buy or Sell rating on the stock in the past 12 months are eligible for inclusion in this tool. Follow the analysts of your choice to receive real-time updates when they publish a new rating.

LIN Analyst Recommendation Trends

Rating
Oct 23
Nov 23
Dec 23
Jan 24
Feb 24
Strong Buy
0
0
0
0
0
Buy
27
19
16
7
14
Hold
2
0
0
2
4
Sell
0
0
0
0
0
Strong Sell
0
0
0
0
0
total
29
19
16
9
18
In the current month, LIN has received 14 Buy Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, and 0 Sell Ratings. LIN average Analyst price target in the past 3 months is $456.20.
Each month's total comprises the sum of three months' worth of ratings.
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LIN Financial Forecast

LIN Earnings Forecast

Next quarter’s earnings estimate for LIN is $3.67 with a range of $3.64 to $3.71. The previous quarter’s EPS was $3.59. LIN beat its EPS estimate 100.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 47.72% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year LIN has Outperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for LIN is $3.67 with a range of $3.64 to $3.71. The previous quarter’s EPS was $3.59. LIN beat its EPS estimate 100.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 47.72% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year LIN has Outperformed its overall industry.

LIN Sales Forecast

Next quarter’s sales forecast for LIN is $8.41B with a range of $8.15B to $8.62B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $8.30B. LIN beat its sales estimates 25.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 45.34% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year LIN has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for LIN is $8.41B with a range of $8.15B to $8.62B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $8.30B. LIN beat its sales estimates 25.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 45.34% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year LIN has Underperformed its overall industry.

LIN Stock Forecast FAQ

What is LIN’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, Linde’s 12-month average price target is $456.20.
    What is LIN’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Linde has 1.93% upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target.
      Can I see which stocks the top-ranking analysts are rating?
      Yes, go to the Analysts’ Top Stocks tool to see stocks with a Strong Buy or Strong Sell analyst rating consensus, according to the top performers.
        How can I follow the stock ratings of top Wall Street analysts?
        Head over to our Expert Center to see a list of the top 100 Wall Street analysts and follow the analysts of your choice. Visit their profiles for more details about their stock ratings and see how they perform on a stock-by-stock basis.
          Is LIN a Buy, Sell or Hold?
          Linde has a conensus rating of Strong Buy which is based on 13 buy ratings, 4 hold ratings and 0 sell ratings.
            What is Linde’s price target?
            The average price target for Linde is $456.20. This is based on 17 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
            The highest analyst price target is $485.00 ,the lowest forecast is $429.00. The average price target represents 1.93% Increase from the current price of $447.56.
              What do analysts say about Linde?
              Linde’s analyst rating consensus is a Strong Buy. This is based on the ratings of 17 Wall Streets Analysts.
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