Guildford, UK, February 24, 2020 - Linde plc (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced its Board of Directors has declared a 10% increase in the company's quarterly dividend to $0.963 per share. The dividend is payable on March 20, 2020 to shareholders of record on March 6, 2020.
"Linde is committed to increasing its dividends annually and, as such, we are pleased to raise the quarterly dividend again, this year by ten percent," said Chief Executive Officer Steve Angel.
Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2019 sales of $28 billion (€25 billion). We live our mission of making our world more productive every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet.
The company serves a variety of end markets including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals. Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions.
For more information about the company and its products and services, please visit www.linde.com.