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Linde plc (NYSE:LIN)

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Analysis of Solvency Ratios

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Solvency Ratios (Summary)

Linde plc, solvency ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Debt Ratios
Debt to equity
Debt to equity (including operating lease liability)
Debt to capital
Debt to capital (including operating lease liability)
Debt to assets
Debt to assets (including operating lease liability)
Financial leverage
Coverage Ratios
Interest coverage
Fixed charge coverage

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-24).

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. Linde plc’s debt to equity ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Debt to equity ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total shareholders’ equity. Linde plc’s debt to equity ratio (including operating lease liability) improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Linde plc’s debt to capital ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total debt (including operating lease liability) plus shareholders’ equity. Linde plc’s debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. Linde plc’s debt to assets ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total assets. Linde plc’s debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. Linde plc’s financial leverage ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Linde plc’s interest coverage ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Fixed charge coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as earnings before fixed charges and tax divided by fixed charges. Linde plc’s fixed charge coverage ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Equity

Linde plc, debt to equity calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term debt
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
 
Total Linde plc shareholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Debt to equity1
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity, Competitors2
Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
Ecolab Inc.
Debt to Equity, Sector
Chemicals
Debt to Equity, Industry
Basic Materials

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to equity = Total debt ÷ Total Linde plc shareholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. Linde plc’s debt to equity ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability)

Linde plc, debt to equity (including operating lease liability) calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term debt
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
Current operating lease liability
Long-term operating lease liability
Total debt (including operating lease liability)
 
Total Linde plc shareholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Debt to equity (including operating lease liability)1
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability), Competitors2
Ecolab Inc.
Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability), Sector
Chemicals
Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability), Industry
Basic Materials

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to equity (including operating lease liability) = Total debt (including operating lease liability) ÷ Total Linde plc shareholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total shareholders’ equity. Linde plc’s debt to equity ratio (including operating lease liability) improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Capital

Linde plc, debt to capital calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term debt
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
Total Linde plc shareholders’ equity
Total capital
Solvency Ratio
Debt to capital1
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital, Competitors2
Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
Ecolab Inc.
Debt to Capital, Sector
Chemicals
Debt to Capital, Industry
Basic Materials

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to capital = Total debt ÷ Total capital
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Linde plc’s debt to capital ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability)

Linde plc, debt to capital (including operating lease liability) calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term debt
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
Current operating lease liability
Long-term operating lease liability
Total debt (including operating lease liability)
Total Linde plc shareholders’ equity
Total capital (including operating lease liability)
Solvency Ratio
Debt to capital (including operating lease liability)1
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability), Competitors2
Ecolab Inc.
Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability), Sector
Chemicals
Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability), Industry
Basic Materials

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to capital (including operating lease liability) = Total debt (including operating lease liability) ÷ Total capital (including operating lease liability)
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total debt (including operating lease liability) plus shareholders’ equity. Linde plc’s debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Assets

Linde plc, debt to assets calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term debt
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
 
Total assets
Solvency Ratio
Debt to assets1
Benchmarks
Debt to Assets, Competitors2
Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
Ecolab Inc.
Debt to Assets, Sector
Chemicals
Debt to Assets, Industry
Basic Materials

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to assets = Total debt ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. Linde plc’s debt to assets ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability)

Linde plc, debt to assets (including operating lease liability) calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term debt
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
Current operating lease liability
Long-term operating lease liability
Total debt (including operating lease liability)
 
Total assets
Solvency Ratio
Debt to assets (including operating lease liability)1
Benchmarks
Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability), Competitors2
Ecolab Inc.
Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability), Sector
Chemicals
Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability), Industry
Basic Materials

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to assets (including operating lease liability) = Total debt (including operating lease liability) ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total assets. Linde plc’s debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.

Financial Leverage

Linde plc, financial leverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Total assets
Total Linde plc shareholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1
Benchmarks
Financial Leverage, Competitors2
Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
Ecolab Inc.
Financial Leverage, Sector
Chemicals
Financial Leverage, Industry
Basic Materials

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Total Linde plc shareholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. Linde plc’s financial leverage ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Interest Coverage

Linde plc, interest coverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
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)
Solvency Ratio
Interest coverage1
Benchmarks
Interest Coverage, Competitors2
Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
Ecolab Inc.
Interest Coverage, Sector
Chemicals
Interest Coverage, Industry
Basic Materials

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Interest coverage = EBIT ÷ Interest expense
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Linde plc’s interest coverage ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Fixed Charge Coverage

Linde plc, fixed charge coverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
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)
Add: Lease and rental expenses related to operating lease right of use assets
Earnings before fixed charges and tax
 
Interest expense
Lease and rental expenses related to operating lease right of use assets
Fixed charges
Solvency Ratio
Fixed charge coverage1
Benchmarks
Fixed Charge Coverage, Competitors2
Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
Ecolab Inc.
Fixed Charge Coverage, Sector
Chemicals
Fixed Charge Coverage, Industry
Basic Materials

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Fixed charge coverage = Earnings before fixed charges and tax ÷ Fixed charges
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Fixed charge coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as earnings before fixed charges and tax divided by fixed charges. Linde plc’s fixed charge coverage ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.