Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net
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Linde plc (NYSE:LIN)

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Analysis of Debt

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Total Debt (Carrying Amount)

Linde plc, balance sheet: debt

US$ in millions

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Short-term debt
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt (carrying amount)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-03-01), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-02), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-18), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-01).

Debt item Description The company
Total debt (carrying amount) Sum of the carrying values as of the balance sheet date of all debt plus capital lease obligations. Linde plc’s total debt decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.

Total Debt (Fair Value)

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Dec 31, 2020
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term debt
Long-term debt, including current portion
Total debt (fair value)
Financial Ratio
Debt, fair value to carrying amount ratio

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-03-01).


Weighted-average Interest Rate on Debt

Weighted-average interest rate on debt:

Interest rate Debt amount1 Interest rate × Debt amount Weighted-average interest rate2
Total

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-03-01).

1 US$ in millions

2 Weighted-average interest rate = 100 × ÷ =


Interest Costs Incurred

Linde plc, interest costs incurred

US$ in millions

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12 months ended: Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Interest expense, net
Interest capitalized
Interest incurred on debt

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-03-01), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-02), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-18), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-01).

Debt item Description The company
Interest expense, net Amount of the cost of borrowed funds accounted for as interest expense for debt. Linde plc’s interest expense, net decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly increased from 2019 to 2020.
Interest capitalized Amount of interest costs capitalized disclosed as an adjusting item to interest costs incurred.
Interest incurred on debt Total interest costs incurred during the period and either capitalized or charged against earnings. Linde plc’s interest incurred on debt decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly increased from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Interest Coverage Ratio

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income, Linde plc
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest
Less: Income from discontinued operations, net of tax
Add: Income tax expense
Add: Interest expense
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT)
 
Interest incurred on debt
Financial Ratio With and Without Capitalized Interest
Interest coverage ratio (without capitalized interest)1
Adjusted interest coverage ratio (with capitalized interest)2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-03-01), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-02), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-18), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-01).

2020 Calculations

1 Interest coverage ratio (without capitalized interest) = EBIT ÷ Interest expense
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted interest coverage ratio (with capitalized interest) = EBIT ÷ Interest incurred on debt
= ÷ =


Solvency ratio Description The company
Adjusted interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments (including capitalized interest). Linde plc’s adjusted interest coverage ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.