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Linde is an industrial gases and engineering company. Its product portfolio includes atmospheric gases such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases, and process gases such as carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. The company also designs and builds equipment that produces industrial gases for internal use and offers customers a range of gas production and processing services such as olefin plants, natural gas plants, air separation plants, hydrogen and synthesis gas plants, and other types of plants. Linde serves various industries, including healthcare, petroleum refining, manufacturing, food, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, electronics, and water treatment.
TypePublic
Founded1879
HQGuildford, GB
Websitelinde.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureA+

Locations

Linde is headquartered in
Guildford, United Kingdom

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)74,648(-6%)
Job Openings23
Revenue (FY, 2020)$27.2 B(-3%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)€247.4
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Linde

Steve Angel

Steve Angel

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Matt White

Matt White

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Sanjiv Lamba

Sanjiv Lamba

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Juergen Nowicki

Juergen Nowicki

Executive Vice President & CEO Linde Engineering
Andreas Opfermann

Andreas Opfermann

Executive Vice President Americas
John M. Panikar

John M. Panikar

Executive Vice President APAC
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Linde Office Locations

Linde has offices in Guildford, Aldershot, Bridgewater, Houston and in 173 other locations
Guildford, GB (HQ)
The Priestley Centre, 10 Priestley Rd
Aldershot, GB
1 Blackwater Park
Alger, DZ
23, Ave de l'ALN, Hussein Dey
Avellaneda, AR
1522 Av. Crisólogo Larralde
Ricardo Rojas, AR
Saavedra 2251
San Martín, AR
Calle 54
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Linde Financials and Metrics

Linde Revenue

Linde's revenue was reported to be $27.24 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

7.2b

Net income (Q1, 2021)

1.0b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

1.2b

Market capitalization (4-Jun-2021)

128.1b

Closing stock price (4-Jun-2021)

247.4

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

4.1b

EV

139.8b
Linde's current market capitalization is €128.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

11.4b14.9b28.2b27.2b

Revenue growth, %

9%30%89%

Cost of goods sold

6.5b9.1b16.6b

Gross profit

5.0b5.8b11.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

6.9b7.2b7.0b6.7b6.4b6.9b7.2b

Cost of goods sold

4.1b4.3b4.1b3.8b3.6b

Gross profit

2.8b2.9b2.9b2.9b2.8b

Gross profit Margin, %

41%41%42%43%43%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

617.0m4.5b2.7b3.8b

Accounts Receivable

1.7b4.3b4.3b4.2b

Inventories

614.0m1.7b1.7b1.7b

Current Assets

3.3b17.3b10.4b10.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

5.8b2.7b2.1b4.0b4.9b5.2b4.1b

Accounts Receivable

4.4b4.5b4.2b4.1b4.0b4.0b4.1b

Inventories

1.7b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.7b

Current Assets

15.1b10.7b9.8b11.5b12.1b12.3b11.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

1.2b4.4b2.3b2.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2b1.8b4.7b4.6b

Inventories

(22.0m)(4.0m)(81.0m)18.0m

Accounts Payable

22.0m287.0m(174.0m)109.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

517.0m1.0b1.8b573.0m1.0b1.7b980.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2b2.4b3.5b1.1b2.3b3.4b1.2b

Inventories

(32.0m)(73.0m)(61.0m)(62.0m)(82.0m)(101.0m)(60.0m)

Accounts Payable

(31.0m)(247.0m)(411.0m)(183.0m)(27.0m)(12.0m)69.0m
USDFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

17.5 x

EV/CFO

14.1 x

EV/FCF

24.7 x

Debt/Equity

1.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x

P/E Ratio

43.8
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Linde Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

100100100

Filling Plants (Americas)

139

Filling Plants (EMEA)

157

Patents and Patent Applications

3.77 k
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Linde Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
LincareJuly 02, 2012$4.6 b
The BOC GroupMarch 06, 2006$14.4 b
AGA ABJanuary 01, 2000$3.71 b
44001 ONTARIO LIMITED
AB Held
African Oxygen Limited
AFROX AFRICAN INVESTMENTS (PTY) LIMITED
AFROX - África Oxigénio, Limitada
AFROX GAS & ENGINEERING SUPPLIES (BOTSWANA) (PTY) LIMITED
AFROX INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
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Linde Revenue Breakdown

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Linde revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 30.5% from United States, 12.9% from Germany, 7.1% from China, 5.9% from United Kingdom, 36.2% from Other and 7.5% from Other

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Linde Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

73/100

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Linde Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Linde Online and Social Media Presence

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Linde Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    80/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    52/100

  • Compensation

    C

    63/100

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Linde News and Updates

Linde Engineering Americas Announces New CO2 Capture Project for Springfield Power Plant

Linde Engineering Americas (LEA) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to install and test a 200 tons per day CO2 capture large pilot plant at the City Water, Light & Power (CWLP) power plant in Springfield, IL through a funding award m…

Linde Recognized by Forbes and DiversityInc for its Leadership in Diversity

Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced it has once again been recognized by Forbes and DiversityInc for its leadership in diversity and inclusion

Linde, Keppel and others to study hydrogen supply chain in Singapore

Linde Gas Singapore Pte Ltd said on Wednesday it joined four other industry partners to explore the development of infrastructure to supply hydrogen to power data centres owned by Keppel Corp’s unit in the city state

Linde Reports First-Quarter 2021 Results

Linde plc (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today reported its first-quarter 2021 financial results

Linde Signs Record Number of Small On-Site Contracts in 2020

Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced it has signed a record 36 new small on-site contracts during 2020, a 20% increase compared with the prior year despite a more challenging economic environment

Linde Awarded Best-in-Class for Sustainability Disclosure Practices

Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced it has received the best possible rating from ISS Environment QualityScore in sustainability disclosure practices
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Linde Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Linde founded?

    Linde was founded in 1879.

  • Who are Linde key executives?

    Linde's key executives are Steve Angel, Matt White and Sanjiv Lamba.

  • How many employees does Linde have?

    Linde has 74,648 employees.

  • What is Linde revenue?

    Latest Linde annual revenue is $27.2 b.

  • What is Linde revenue per employee?

    Latest Linde revenue per employee is $365 k.

  • Who are Linde competitors?

    Competitors of Linde include Air Liquide, Air Products and Matheson Tri-Gas.

  • Where is Linde headquarters?

    Linde headquarters is located at The Priestley Centre, 10 Priestley Rd, Guildford.

  • Where are Linde offices?

    Linde has offices in Guildford, Aldershot, Bridgewater, Houston and in 173 other locations.

  • How many offices does Linde have?

    Linde has 202 offices.