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Linde AG (LING.DE)

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Linde AG is a Germany-based gas and engineering company that operates through three segments: Gases, Engineering and Other. The Gases segment offers a wide range of compressed and liquefied -gases, as well as chemicals to various industries, including energy, steel production, chemical processing, environmental protection and... (more)


Beta: 0.82
Market Cap(Mil.): €29,903.04
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 185.73
Dividend: 3.45
Yield (%): 2.14


  LING.DE Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 24.22 25.19 17.37
EPS (TTM): 6.65 -- --
ROI: 5.28 12.57 8.80
ROE: 9.12 18.41 10.71

No forced layoffs in Germany by 2021 if Linde, Praxair merge: union

FRANKFURT Labor unions have secured guarantees for a planned merger of Linde and U.S. rival Praxair , saying on Friday there would be no forced layoffs at Linde in Germany until Dec. 31, 2021 in case of a tie-up.

Dec 09 2016

Linde resumes merger talks with Praxair, CEO resigns

FRANKFURT Germany's Linde agreed to revive talks with U.S. rival Praxair to create a $65 billion industrial gases giant which will have its main operations run from Connecticut, two sources familiar with the deal said on Wednesday.

Dec 07 2016

New Linde CEO's mark of success will be redundancy

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - The success of Linde’s new chief executive, Aldo Belloni, will be measured by an unusual yardstick: whether he can make himself redundant. The German industrial gases group on Wednesday hauled the 66-year-old out of retirement to secure a $65 billion merger with U.S. rival Praxair.

Dec 07 2016

Merged Praxair, Linde to 50:50 percent owned by each: sources

FRANKFURT Praxair's and Linde's shareholders are to own equal parts in the industrial gases group created by a proposed merger of the two companies, people close to the deal said.

Dec 07 2016

Linde chairman backs deal with Praxair: Handelsblatt

FRANKFURT Linde supervisory board Chairman Wolfgang Reitzle is still in favor of a tie-up between the German industrial gases maker and U.S. rival Praxair , which has made a renewed merger proposal, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported.

Dec 01 2016

Linde considers fresh merger overture from Praxair

FRANKFURT/MUNICH U.S. industrial gases group Praxair has revived efforts to combine with German rival Linde , seeking to overcome differences over key personnel and location of headquarters that scuppered previous talks in September.

Nov 30 2016

Linde board likely to discuss Praxair approach on December 7: source

MUNICH/FRANKFURT German industrial gases group Linde's supervisory board is expected to discuss a fresh merger overture by Praxair at its next regular meeting on December 7, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

Nov 30 2016

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Linde considers fresh merger overture from Praxair

FRANKFURT, Nov 29 German industrial gases group Linde has received a fresh approach from U.S. rival Praxair for a merger of equals and its executive board is reviewing the proposal.

Nov 30 2016

BRIEF-Praxair confirms it has approached Linde AG about resuming discussions regarding potential merger

* Confirms company has approached Linde AG about resuming discussions regarding a potential merger

Nov 29 2016

BRIEF-Linde receives revised merger proposal from Praxair

* Says received revised proposal concerning a potential merger of equals with Praxair Inc

Nov 29 2016

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