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Linde Profitability Rank

: 8 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Linde has the Profitability Rank of 8. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %
2. Piotroski F-Score
3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
4. Consistency of the profitability
5. Predictability Rank

Linde's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 19.13%. As of today, Linde's Piotroski F-Score is 7.


Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, Linde's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Linde Profitability Rank Distribution

For the Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector, Linde's Profitability Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Linde's Profitability Rank falls into.



Linde Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Linde has the Profitability Rank of 8. It has a higher profitability and may stay that way.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Linde's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Jun. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=1618 / 8457
=19.13 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

2. Piotroski F-Score

Good Sign:

Piotroski F-Score is 7, indicates a very healthy situation.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Linde has an F-score of 7. It is a good or high score, which usually indicates a very healthy situation.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Warning Sign:

Linde PLC operating margin has been in a 5-year decline. The average rate of decline per year is -7.7%.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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Linde Business Description

Linde logo
Address
10 Riverview Drive, The Priestley Centre, The Surrey Research Park, Guilford, Surrey, GBR, GU2 7XY
Linde is the largest industrial gas supplier in the world, with operations in over 100 countries. The firm's main products are atmospheric gases (including oxygen, nitrogen, and argon) and process gases (including hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and helium), as well as equipment used in industrial gas production. Linde serves a wide variety of end markets, including chemicals, manufacturing, healthcare, and steelmaking. Linde generated approximately $31 billion in revenue and $5 billion in GAAP operating profit in 2021.
Executives
Strauss David P officer: Senior VP & Chief HR Officer 10 RIVERVIEW DRIVE DANBURY CT 06810
Bichara Guillermo officer: Senior VP& Chief Legal Officer 39 OLD RIDGEBURY ROAD DANBURY CT 06810-5113
Weisser Alberto director
Kaeser Josef director HIGH TECH CAMPUS 60 EINDHOVEN P7 5656AG
Opfermann Andreas officer: Executive VP, Americas C/O LINDE THE PRIESTLEY CENTRE, 10 PRIESTLEY ROAD GUILDFORD, SURREY X0 GU2 7XY
Nowicki Juergen officer: Executive VP, Engineering C/O LINDE PLC THE PRIESTLEY CENTRE, 10 PRIESTLEY ROAD GUILDFORD, SURREY X0 GU2 7XY
Lamba Sanjiv officer: Chief Operating Officer THE PRIESTLEY CENTRE, 10 PRIESTLEY RD SURREY RESEARCH PARK GUILDFORD, SURREY X0 GU2 7XY
Angel Stephen F director, officer: Chief Executive Officer 39 OLD RIDGEBURY ROAD DANBURY CT 06810-5113
Menezes Eduardo F officer: Executive VP EMEA Gases C/O PRAXAIR, INC. 39 OLD RIDGEBURY ROAD DANBURY CT 06810-5113
Durbin Sean officer: Executive VP, EMEA C/O LINDE PLC THE PRIESTLEY CENTRE 10 PRIESTLEY ROAD GUILDFORD, SURREY X0 GU2 XY7
Panikar John officer: Executive VP, APAC 39 OLD RIDGEBURY ROAD DANBURY CT 06810-5113
White Matthew J officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O PRAXAIR, INC. 39 OLD RIDGEBURY ROAD DANBURY CT 12533
Galante Edward G director C/O EXXON MOBIL CORP 5959 LAS COLINAS BLVD IRVING TX 75039-2298
Enders Thomas director THE PRIESTLEY CENTRE, 10 PRIESTLEY ROAD THE SURREY RESEARCH PARK GUILDFORD, SURREY X0 GU2 7XY
Wood Robert L director C/O DOW CHEMICAL CO 2030 DOW CENTER MIDLAND MI 48674

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