LIN’s price/sales is 4.99.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from
a particular company’s sales or revenues.
LIN’s price/forward earnings is 25.71.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates.
The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.
LIN’s price/book is 4.35.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets,
based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect
a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.
LIN’s valuation ratios
compared to the Market Index.