Shares of Linde AG (ETR:LIN) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the twenty-five research firms that are covering the company. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is €146.50 ($162.78).
Several research firms have recently commented on LIN. Kepler Capital Markets set a €148.00 ($164.44) price target on shares of Linde AG and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. Nord/LB set a €135.00 ($150.00) price target on shares of Linde AG and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. Societe Generale set a €150.00 ($166.67) price target on shares of Linde AG and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Sanford C. Bernstein set a €127.00 ($141.11) price objective on shares of Linde AG and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. Finally, Baader Bank set a €172.00 ($191.11) price objective on shares of Linde AG and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, September 12th.
Shares of Linde AG (ETR:LIN) opened at 152.71 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of €28.35 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.60. The company has a 50-day moving average price of €149.20 and a 200 day moving average price of €134.13. Linde AG has a one year low of €113.97 and a one year high of €169.48.
About Linde AG
Linde AG is a Germany-based company engaged in the gas and engineering sectors. It operates three divisions: Gases; Engineering (core divisions), as well as Gist. The Gases Division includes Healthcare, producing medical gases; and Tonnage, as its two global business units; as well as the two business areas Merchant and Packaged Gases, offering liquefied and cylinder gases, and Electronics.
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