The many stocks of LIN have been given a rating of buy by around twenty-four analysts that have been covering the firm. Four of the investment analysts have given the company a rating of hold, while twenty others have given the company a rating of buy. The price target set for the company over a year has been $274.38.
The Stock Commentary of LIN
There have been quite a few research equities that have commented on the stocks of LIN. The Goldman Sachs Group has already reaffirmed their rating of buy in a 5th February research report. Wells Fargo & Company has increased the price target to $311 along with a price rating of overweight in a 13th April research report.
Cowen has also given the company a rating of market perform along with a price target of $300 in a 24th April research report. UBS Group has also put up a rating of buy in an 8th February research report. JPMorgan Chase & Co has reiterated a rating of buy in an 8th February research report.
The stocks of LIN traded on Friday at $291.60. The market cap of the firm was $152.46 billion, with a PE ratio of around 69.26, and a PEG ratio of 2.66. The moving average price of the company over 50 days is $172.76, with a moving average price over 200 days set at $292.49. The company also has a 0.71 quick ratio, with a 0.83 current ratio, and a 0.25 debt-to-equity ratio.
LIN did put up its quarterly results on the 4th of February. The EPS reported by the company during this quarter was $2.30, with a consensus estimate of $2.14. The net margin of the company is 8.29%, with an 8.56% return on equity. The revenue generated by the company during this period was $7.27 billion, which is less than the consensus estimate of $6.97 billion.