|Bid||165.85 x 13000|
|Ask||165.85 x 25800|
|Day's Range||165.70 - 170.25|
|52 Week Range||130.75 - 191.80|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.28|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||17.12|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.14 (1.84%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Financial Highlights - Sales $7.2 billion, ex. FX +4% versus prior year and +5% sequentially - Operating profit margin 9.3%, adjusted pro forma operating profit margin 18.4% - EPS $0.94, adjusted pro forma ...
Linde plc , world's largest industrial gases group, beat forecasts with its second-quarter results and raised its full-year outlook for the second time this year, despite challenging business conditions and economic uncertainties. The supplier of gases such as oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen to factories and hospitals said on Monday it now expected its adjusted pro forma earnings per share to grow between 12% and 16% in 2019 to $6.95-$7.18, up from its previous outlook for an increase of 9% to 13%. The company reported adjusted pro forma operating profit rose 6% from a year ago to $1.32 billion, helped by volumes and price increases over the quarter, while pro forma sales were steady at $7.18 billion.
Shares of Linde PLC surged 1.9% in premarket trading Monday, after the industrial gases company reported a second-quarter profit and sales that topped expectations and provided an upbeat full-year outlook. Net income was $522 million, or 96 cents a share, after earnings of $480 million, or $1.65 a share, in the year-ago period. Excluding non-recurring items, such as effects of the Praxair merger, adjusted EPS rose 12% to $1.83, above the FactSet consensus of $1.74. Sales rose to $7.20 billion from $3.04 billion, or from $7.18 billion on a pro forma basis, to beat the FactSet consensus of $7.05 billion. Pro forma sales growth was driven by a 4% increase in volume and 2% growth in pricing. For 2019, the company expects adjusted EPS of $6.95 to $7.18, compared with the FactSet consensus of $6.95. The stock has rallied 20.3% year to date through Friday, while the S&P 500 has gained 17.0%.
Linde , the world's largest provider of industrial gases, blew away expectations with increased profits in the second quarter. The company, which is now the largest provider of industrial gases, was born out the merger between the Germany-based Linde and Praxair of the U.S. Linde said will be in the range $6.95 to $7.18 a share for the full year, which would mean an increase in profits of up to 16%.
CEO of Linde Plc (NYSE:LIN) Stephen F Angel sold 56,574 shares of LIN on 06/06/2019 at an average price of $197.27 a share.
The largest Insider Buys this week were for Linde PLC (LIN), Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (KDP), Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) and Phillips 66 (PSX). Executive VP Sanjiv Lamba bought 1,900 shares of LIN stock on May 15 at the average price of $179.21. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 7 Warning Signs with LIN.
Causeway Capital Management leader Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) revealed 10 new positions when she released her first-quarter portfolio earlier this week. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 7 Warning Signs with LIN. Based on these criteria, Ketterer's top five new buys for the quarter were Linde PLC (LIN), Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK), Gerdau SA (GGB), the iShares MSCI Emerging Index Fund (EEM) and Telefonica Brasil SA (VIV).
Russian gas producer Gazprom is considering using technology made by industrial gases group Linde or Royal Dutch Shell at its Baltic LNG project, Gazprom board member Vitaly Markelov said on Tuesday. Russia ...
Linde Plc, the industrial gases group created from the merger of Linde AG and Praxair, on Friday lifted its full-year outlook for earnings per share, citing efficiency gains from the merger. In presentation ...
The Guildford, Britain-based company said it had net income of 94 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.69 per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. ...
Linde Plc, the industrial gases group created from the merger of Linde AG and Praxair, said first quarter income from continuing operations, adjusted for one-off items such as merger-related charges, rose ...
FWB: LIN) today reported first-quarter income from continuing operations of $435 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.79. Adjusted pro forma earnings per share increased 12% to $1.69, compared with adjusted pro forma earnings per share in the prior-year quarter of $1.51. Adjusted earnings per share exclude merger related costs, other charges and the Linde AG purchase accounting impacts - primarily amortization and depreciation.
GUILDFORD, UK / ACCESSWIRE / May 2, 2019 / Linde (NYSE:LIN; FWB:LIN) announced today that it has started up a new air separation unit to supply 700 tons-per-day of gaseous nitrogen to support Samsung in ...
Russian gas giant Gazprom is poised to rely on industrial gases group Linde as a technology supplier for its major liquefied natural gas (LNG) project after Royal Dutch Shell left it, sources close to the project said. On Wednesday, Shell, the Anglo-Dutch major which has a long history of energy cooperation with Russia, said it had decided to leave the Baltic LNG project on the Russian Baltic coast which it had been discussing with Gazprom for several years. Its decision left open a question about the availability of technology for the project which Shell had been expected to provide.
CEO of Linde Plc (NYSE:LIN) Stephen F Angel sold 54,994 shares of LIN on 04/08/2019 at an average price of $184.46 a share.
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The largest Insider Buys this week were for Aflac Inc. (AFL), New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYCB), Perspecta Inc. (PRSP), and Linde PLC (LIN). Director Karole Lloyd bought 2,000 shares of AFL stock on March 22 at the average price of $49.83. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with NLY.
Air Products and Chemicals Increased Its Q1 DividendHigher first-quarter dividendAir Products and Chemicals (APD) has declared its regular quarterly cash dividend for the first quarter. To be eligible for the dividend, investors should hold Air
European shares pared early gains to finish lower on Thursday as optimism around some progress in U.S.-China trade talks were outweighed by losses in banks amid a gloomy outlook for global economic growth and uncertainties around Brexit. The pan-region STOXX 600 index slipped 0.1 percent, with Frankfurt's trade-sensitive index DAX giving up most gains to close 0.08 percent lower, while Madrid and Milan slipped more than half a percent each.