Linde plc (LIN):
Linde plc (LIN) stock finished at $ 152.74 and recorded a 3.11% change in Wednesday negotiation session. The Company has maintained 550.67 million floating shares and holds 555.13 million outstanding shares. The recent trading activity revealed that the share price fell to 3.21% from the minimum of 52 weeks and traded with a variation of -8.46% compared to the maximum published in the last 52-week period. .
The current 0.9 ratio is mainly used to give an idea of a company's ability to repay its liabilities (debts and payables) with its assets (cash, negotiable securities, inventory, receivables). As such, the current relationship can be used to make a rough estimate of a company's financial health. The quick ratio of 0.7 is a measure of a company's ability to meet its short-term financial liabilities with fast assets (cash and cash equivalents, short-term marketable securities and credits). The greater the relationship, the greater the financial security of a company in the short term. A common rule of thumb is that companies with a rapid ratio above 1.0 are sufficiently able to meet their short-term liabilities.
The long-term debt / equity shows a value of 1.06 with total debt / equity of 1.33. It provides investors with the idea of the company's leverage, measured by dividing total liabilities from shareholders' equity. It also illustrates the debt that the company is using to finance its assets in relation to the value represented in equity.
The share price has shifted with -8.46% from the maximum to 50 days and spread out by 3.11% from the minimum of 50 days. Analyze the consensus score is 2.3. For the next one-year period, the average of the individual price target estimates reported by sell-side analysts is $ 172.45.
As profitability was taken into account, the company profit margin was recorded at 11.90% and the operating margin was 22.00%. The company maintained a gross margin of 43.70%. The institutional ownership of the company is 16.68% while the insider property is 0.10%. The company maintained its return on investment (ROI) at 12.10% compared to the previous 12 months and was able to maintain the return on invested capital (ROA) at 7.10% in the last twelve months. Return on equity (ROE) recorded at 23.30%.
Linde plc (LIN) the recent trading volume of the shares is equal to 2591492 shares compared to the average volume of 3657.39 thousand shares. The relative volume observed at 0.7.
The volume of exchanges can help an investor to identify the momentum in an action and confirm a trend. If trade volumes increase, prices generally move in the same direction. That is, if security continues to rise in an upward trend, even the volume of security should increase and vice versa. Trading volume can also signal when an investor should profit and sell a stock due to low activity. If there is no relationship between the volume of trade and the price of a security, this signals weakness in the current trend and a possible reversal.
The earnings per share of the company shows a growth of 8.90% for the current year and is expected to reach a growth in profits for the next year to 13.21%. The analyst predicted a growth of ESP for the next 5 years equal to 11.00%. The EPS growth rate of the company in the last five years was 0.20%. The rate of earnings growth for the next few years is an important measure for investors wishing to hold a stock for several years. The company's earnings usually have a direct relationship with the price of the company's shares. The stock recorded sales growth of 0.40% over the last 5 years. The quarter of EPS growth in the quarter is 9.20% and the quarter of sales growth in the quarter is 3.50%.
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Linde plc (LIN) inventories fell by 2.54% in contrast to the 20-day moving average showing the negative short-term movement in stocks. It fell -3.53% below the 50-day simple moving average. This is showing a medium-term bearish trend based on SMA 50. The price of shares went underground -3.53% compared to the 200-day moving average which identified a long-term decline trend.
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