Linde AG (ETR:LIN) received a €160.00 ($179.78) target price from analysts at Barclays in a report released on Friday. The firm currently has a a “buy” rating on the stock.

Shares of Linde AG (ETR:LIN) opened at 133.537 on Friday. Linde AG has a 52-week low of €113.97 and a 52-week high of €182.13. The firm has a 50-day moving average of €129.04 and a 200 day moving average of €132.21.

Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Hauck & Aufhaeuser set a €162.00 ($182.02) price target on Linde AG and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, April 29th. Kepler Capital Markets set a €152.00 ($170.79) price target on Linde AG and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, April 29th. Warburg Research set a €160.00 ($179.78) price target on Linde AG and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 10th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a €104.00 ($116.85) price target on Linde AG and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Finally, Independent Research GmbH set a €138.00 ($155.06) price target on Linde AG and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, May 2nd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of €144.83 ($162.74).

Linde AG is a Germany-based company engaged in the gas and engineering sectors. It operates three divisions: Gases; Engineering (core divisions), as well as Gist. The Gases Division includes Healthcare, producing medical gases; and Tonnage, as its two global business units; as well as the two business areas Merchant and Packaged Gases, offering liquefied and cylinder gases, and Electronics.

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