Shares of Linde AG (ETR:LIN) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is €200.08 ($232.65).

LIN has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Societe Generale set a €225.00 ($261.63) price target on shares of Linde and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 6th. UBS Group set a €225.00 ($261.63) price target on shares of Linde and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 5th. Baader Bank set a €242.50 ($281.98) target price on shares of Linde and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €217.00 ($252.33) target price on shares of Linde and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 5th. Finally, Deutsche Bank set a €245.00 ($284.88) target price on shares of Linde and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 2nd.

Shares of LIN stock traded up €4.45 ($5.17) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting €181.20 ($210.70). 167,098 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 75,282. Linde has a one year low of €150.10 ($174.53) and a one year high of €199.40 ($231.86).

Linde Company Profile

Linde Aktiengesellschaft operates as a gases and engineering company worldwide. It operates in two divisions, Gases and Engineering. The Gases division offers a range of compressed and liquefied gases, and chemicals for use in steel and glass production, chemical and food processing, environmental protection, welding, and electronics industries, as well as in the energy sector.

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