Linde PLC

$ 186.77 1.69 (0.91%)
Volume: 168,745 Avg Vol (1m): 1,636,282
Market Cap $: 100.46 Bil Enterprise Value $: 114.27 Bil
P/E (TTM): 15.44 P/B: 1.99
Earnings Power Value 0.87
Net Current Asset Value -46.21
Tangible Book 15.32
Projected FCF 98.83
Median P/S Value 139.25
Graham Number 64.28
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 99.32
DCF (Earnings Based) 143.89
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 6/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.41
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
91.89% of 1122 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 33470, Med: 0.72, Min: 0.01
LIN: 0.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.01, Max: 0.41
Current: 0.41
0
0.41
Equity-to-Asset 0.56
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
87.45% of 1092 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 0.98, Med: 0.57, Min: -3.61
LIN: 0.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.16, Med: 0.31, Max: 0.56
Current: 0.56
0.16
0.56
Debt-to-Equity 0.28
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
89.69% of 931 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 119, Med: 0.39, Min: 0.01
LIN: 0.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.28, Med: 1.33, Max: 2.67
Current: 0.28
0.28
2.67
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.77
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
51.04% of 913 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 405.11, Med: 2.12, Min: 0.01
LIN: 1.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.77, Med: 2.26, Max: 2.83
Current: 1.77
1.77
2.83
Interest Coverage 12.55
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
60.43% of 1021 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 6110101.5, Med: 29.84, Min: 0.06
LIN: 12.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.11, Med: 14.78, Max: 16.77
Current: 12.55
11.11
16.77
Piotroski F-Score 6
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Altman Z-Score 2.42
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -1.02
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 5.32%
WACC 3.38%

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 11.92
Operating Margin ranked higher than
90.15% of 1107 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 469.95, Med: 8.34, Min: -685674.44
LIN: 11.92
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.92, Med: 21.77, Max: 22.87
Current: 11.92
11.92
22.87
Net Margin % 23.54
Net Margin ranked higher than
77.94% of 1106 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 8294.93, Med: 5.82, Min: -760520.33
LIN: 23.54
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.9, Med: 14.3, Max: 29.4
Current: 23.54
10.9
29.4
ROE % 18.27
ROE ranked higher than
85.55% of 1107 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 834.58, Med: 9.43, Min: -632.7
LIN: 18.27
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 15.21, Med: 27.7, Max: 31.88
Current: 18.27
15.21
31.88
ROA % 9.04
ROA ranked higher than
63.84% of 1134 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 253.45, Med: 4.78, Min: -2284.37
LIN: 9.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.27, Med: 8.29, Max: 10.57
Current: 9.04
6.27
10.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 26.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
66.46% of 1130 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 1816.36, Med: 14.65, Min: -69927.08
LIN: 26.53
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 17.33, Med: 20.47, Max: 26.53
Current: 26.53
17.33
26.53
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 11.40
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
66.16% of 1052 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 343.1, Med: 1.7, Min: -100
LIN: 6.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -2.8, Med: 4.2, Max: 15.9
Current: 6.2
-2.8
15.9
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 27.40
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
68.47% of 980 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 674.5, Med: 7.6, Min: -545
LIN: 21.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -2.3, Med: 7.1, Max: 21.4
Current: 21.4
-2.3
21.4
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 33.70
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
77.88% of 904 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 912.7, Med: 11.1, Min: -498.8
LIN: 33.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -9, Med: 12.8, Max: 41.7
Current: 33.7
-9
41.7

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Business Description

Industry Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS : 325199    SIC : 2869
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Traded in other countries LINI.Austria 0M2B.UK
Address 10 Priestley Road, The Priestley Centre, The Surrey Research Park, Guildford, Surrey, GBR, GU2 7XY
Praxair is the largest industrial gas supplier in North America and South America and among the largest globally. The company has a growing presence in Asia and a well-established presence in Europe. Its three main distribution businesses--on-site, merchant liquid, and packaged or cylinder gases--represent 29%, 34%, and 28% of sales, respectively. Praxair serves diverse industries, including healthcare, petroleum refining, aerospace, and chemicals. Revenue and operating income in 2015 totaled $10.8 billion and $2.5 billion, respectively.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 14.85
PE Ratio ranked lower than
73.15% of 957 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 5947.5, Med: 18.54, Min: 0.02
LIN: 14.85
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.65, Med: 21.38, Max: 38.35
Current: 14.85
11.65
38.35
Forward PE Ratio 26.81
Forward P/E ranked lower than
77.19% of 114 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 69.44, Med: 16.29, Min: 3.87
LIN: 26.81
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 15.44
PE without NRI ranked lower than
72.96% of 958 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 5947.5, Med: 18.8, Min: 0.02
LIN: 15.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.94, Med: 21.38, Max: 38.35
Current: 15.44
11.94
38.35
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 19.48
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
59.33% of 541 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 3000, Med: 22.77, Min: 0.02
LIN: 19.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 15.05, Med: 28.93, Max: 43.84
Current: 19.48
15.05
43.84
PB Ratio 1.99
PB Ratio ranked lower than
94.45% of 1099 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 474.06, Med: 1.83, Min: 0.01
LIN: 1.99
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.37, Med: 5.69, Max: 7.96
Current: 1.99
1.37
7.96
PS Ratio 4.01
PS Ratio ranked lower than
83.87% of 1085 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 3971.43, Med: 1.27, Min: 0.01
LIN: 4.01
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.58, Med: 3.02, Max: 4.19
Current: 4.01
1.58
4.19
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 38.13
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
53.30% of 439 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 18000, Med: 22.93, Min: 0.02
LIN: 38.13
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 22.68, Med: 31.88, Max: 123.98
Current: 38.13
22.68
123.98
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 17.32
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
51.50% of 602 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 3963.03, Med: 14.12, Min: 0.02
LIN: 17.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.69, Med: 12.56, Max: 18.83
Current: 17.32
8.69
18.83
EV-to-EBIT 21.75
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
65.92% of 986 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 8127.7, Med: 14.73, Min: 0.1
LIN: 21.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.9, Med: 17.8, Max: 23.3
Current: 21.75
10.9
23.3
EV-to-EBITDA 14.29
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
59.58% of 1002 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 6596.67, Med: 11.5, Min: 0.1
LIN: 14.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.7, Med: 12.4, Max: 15.7
Current: 14.29
7.7
15.7
EV-to-Revenue 6.06
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
85.34% of 1098 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 38643.75, Med: 1.45, Min: 0.01
LIN: 6.06
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.1, Med: 3.8, Max: 6.5
Current: 6.06
2.1
6.5
PEG Ratio 2.03
PEG Ratio ranked lower than
97.75% of 577 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 470.57, Med: 1.67, Min: 0.01
LIN: 2.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.82, Med: 2.32, Max: 187.61
Current: 2.03
0.82
187.61
Shiller PE Ratio 29.29
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
55.25% of 362 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 1049.32, Med: 25.88, Min: 0.56
LIN: 29.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 19.96, Med: 28.69, Max: 41.18
Current: 29.29
19.96
41.18
Current Ratio 1.35
Current Ratio ranked lower than
87.10% of 1116 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 6206.34, Med: 1.9, Min: 0.01
LIN: 1.35
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.44, Med: 1.07, Max: 1.6
Current: 1.35
0.44
1.6
Quick Ratio 1.20
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
80.91% of 1116 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 6206.34, Med: 1.37, Min: 0.01
LIN: 1.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.35, Med: 0.86, Max: 1.29
Current: 1.2
0.35
1.29
Days Inventory 32.72
Days Inventory ranked higher than
83.16% of 1075 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 755.99, Med: 64.18, Min: 0.02
LIN: 32.72
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 24.16, Med: 28.76, Max: 45.5
Current: 32.72
24.16
45.5
Days Sales Outstanding 85.03
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
63.03% of 1082 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 840.31, Med: 68.33, Min: 0.01
LIN: 85.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 51.93, Med: 57.08, Max: 107
Current: 85.03
51.93
107
Days Payable 100.29
Days Payable ranked lower than
54.19% of 1061 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 850.06, Med: 56.72, Min: 1
LIN: 100.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 45.3, Med: 52.37, Max: 129.34
Current: 100.29
45.3
129.34

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 1.81
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked higher than
58.27% of 1294 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 364.71, Med: 1.88, Min: 0.04
LIN: 1.81
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.38, Med: 2.02, Max: 2.94
Current: 1.81
1.38
2.94
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.28
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked lower than
81.12% of 837 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 423.62, Med: 0.28, Min: 0.01
LIN: 0.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.26, Med: 0.43, Max: 0.73
Current: 0.28
0.26
0.73
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 4.90
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked lower than
57.98% of 545 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 305.5, Med: 9.5, Min: -100
LIN: 4.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 12.1, Max: 47
Current: 4.9
0
47
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.89
Forward Dividend Yield ranked higher than
52.53% of 1264 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 77.89, Med: 2.05, Min: 0.04
LIN: 1.89
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 2.47
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked higher than
60.70% of 1280 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 1283.59, Med: 2.42, Min: 0.03
LIN: 2.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.89, Med: 2.77, Max: 4.03
Current: 2.47
1.89
4.03
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -5.50
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
80.86% of 627 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 100, Med: -3.8, Min: -364.2
LIN: -5.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -5.5, Med: 0.2, Max: 1.6
Current: -5.5
-5.5
1.6

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 12.08
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
97.07% of 1058 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 474.06, Med: 1.97, Min: 0.01
LIN: 12.08
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.28, Med: 7.21, Max: 41.46
Current: 12.08
2.28
41.46
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.87
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
77.65% of 622 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 266.39, Med: 1.43, Min: 0.03
LIN: 1.87
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.33, Med: 2.6, Max: 5.56
Current: 1.87
1.33
5.56
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.29
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) ranked lower than
100.00% of 148 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 36.02, Med: 1.11, Min: 0.1
LIN: 1.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.8, Med: 1.24, Max: 1.74
Current: 1.29
0.8
1.74
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.33
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
59.96% of 1029 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 266.29, Med: 1.08, Min: 0.01
LIN: 1.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.27, Med: 0.74, Max: 1.33
Current: 1.33
0.27
1.33
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.88
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
96.35% of 877 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 62.89, Med: 1.33, Min: 0.02
LIN: 2.88
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.14, Med: 2.53, Max: 6.18
Current: 2.88
1.14
6.18
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.60
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
57.46% of 1133 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 1000, Med: 5.92, Min: -400
LIN: 4.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.3, Med: 5.6, Max: 9.2
Current: 4.6
4.3
9.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.12
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
69.80% of 702 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 208.19, Med: 9.68, Min: -6041.34
LIN: 7.12
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.5, Med: 10.5, Max: 19.1
Current: 7.12
2.5
19.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 18,845
EPS (TTM) $ 12.46
Beta 0.41
Volatility % 12.16
52-Week Range $ 145.95 - 189.72
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 542.77

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 6
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA N
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y