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How to buy Linde plc Ordinary Shares (LIN) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Linde plc Ordinary Shares shares.

Linde plc Ordinary Shares (LIN) is a leading specialty chemicals business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$445.58 after a previous close of US$445.78. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD443.98 to a high of USD449.11. The latest price was USD445.29 (25 minute delay). Linde plc Ordinary Shares is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Linde plc Ordinary Shares

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a company listed in the US from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. Look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, which will typically include your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Linde plc Ordinary Shares. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: LIN. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment that matches your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Linde plc Ordinary Shares reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying using consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$445.78, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Linde plc Ordinary Shares, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Linde plc Ordinary Shares. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights.

Linde plc Ordinary Shares stock price (NASDAQ:LIN)

Use our graph to track the performance of LIN stocks over time.

Have Linde plc Ordinary Shares's shares ever split?

Linde plc Ordinary Shares's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 December 2003. So if you had owned 1 share the day before the split, the next day you would own 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Linde plc Ordinary Shares shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Linde plc Ordinary Shares shares which in turn could have impacted Linde plc Ordinary Shares's share price.

Linde plc Ordinary Shares shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-04-17.
OpenUS$445.58
HighUS$449.11
LowUS$443.98
CloseUS$445.29
Previous closeUS$445.78
Change US$-0.49
Change % -0.1099%
Volume 475,650
Information last updated 2024-04-13.
52-week rangeUS$346.089 - US$477.71
50-day moving average US$449.0122
200-day moving average US$404.7415
Target priceUS$471.42
PE ratio 35.5935
Dividend yield US$5.1 (1.24%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$12.57

Linde plc Ordinary Shares share growth calculator

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Linde plc Ordinary Shares price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $445.29

1 week (2024-04-10) -1.15%
1 month (2024-03-15) -4.90%
3 months (2024-01-17) 9.48%
6 months (2023-10-17) 16.85%
1 year (2023-04-17) 22.89%
2 years (2022-04-14) 39.80%
3 years (2021-04-16) 53.57%
5 years (2019-04-17) 147.51%

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Is it a good time to buy Linde plc Ordinary Shares stock?

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Is Linde plc Ordinary Shares under- or over-valued?

Valuing Linde plc Ordinary Shares stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Linde plc Ordinary Shares's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Linde plc Ordinary Shares's P/E ratio

Linde plc Ordinary Shares's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 36x. In other words, Linde plc Ordinary Shares shares trade at around 36x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Linde plc Ordinary Shares's PEG ratio

Linde plc Ordinary Shares's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.6482. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Linde plc Ordinary Shares's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Linde plc Ordinary Shares's EBITDA

Linde plc Ordinary Shares's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$12.1 billion (£9.7 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Linde plc Ordinary Shares's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure stock profitability.

Linde plc Ordinary Shares share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Linde plc Ordinary Shares's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$346.089 up to US$477.71. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LIN.US volatility(beta: 0.94)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Linde plc Ordinary Shares's is 0.943. This would suggest that Linde plc Ordinary Shares's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Linde plc Ordinary Shares financials

Revenue TTM US$32.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 25.43%
Gross profit TTM US$13.9 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.45%
Return on equity TTM 15.38%
Profit margin 18.87%
Book value 82.331
Market capitalisation US$215.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Linde plc Ordinary Shares share dividends

37%

Dividend payout ratio: 36.7% of net profits

Recently Linde plc Ordinary Shares has paid out, on average, around 36.7% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.24% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Linde plc Ordinary Shares shareholders could enjoy a 1.24% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Linde plc Ordinary Shares's case, that would currently equate to about $5.1 per share.

While Linde plc Ordinary Shares's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Linde plc Ordinary Shares may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Linde plc Ordinary Shares's most recent dividend payout was on 27 March 2024. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 March 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

Linde plc Ordinary Shares overview

Linde plc operates as an industrial gas company in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and South Pacific. It offers atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases, such as carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. The company also designs and constructs turnkey process plants for third-party customers, as well as for the gas businesses in various locations, such as air separation, hydrogen, synthesis, olefin, and natural gas plants. It serves a range of industries, including healthcare, chemicals and energy, manufacturing, metals and mining, food and beverage, and electronics. The company was founded in 1879 and is based in Woking, the United Kingdom.

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