Praxair Company Profile (NYSE:PX)

About Praxair

Praxair logoPraxair, Inc. is an industrial gas supplier in North and South America, Asia and Europe. The Company's operations are organized into five segments, four of which have been determined on a geographic basis of segmentation: North America, Europe, South America and Asia. In addition, the Company operates its surface technologies business through its subsidiary, Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., which represents the fifth segment. The Company's products in its industrial gases business include atmospheric gases (oxygen, nitrogen, argon, rare gases) and process gases (carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, acetylene). The Company also designs, engineers and builds equipment that produces industrial gases primarily for internal use. The Company's Surface Technologies segment, operated through Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Chemicals - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Gases
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: PX
  • CUSIP: 74005P10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $116.43
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $119.708
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $115.436
  • 52-Week Range: $95.60 - $125.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.263
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.21
  • P/E Growth: 3.140
  • Market Cap: $33.31B
  • Outstanding Shares: 285,231,000
  • Beta: 0.9
  • Net Margins: 15.09%
  • Return on Equity: 31.66%
  • Return on Assets: 8.50%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.66%
  • Current Ratio: 1.33%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.10%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Praxair (NYSE:PX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 10 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $118.00 (1.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Praxair (NYSE:PX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/13/2016Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Equal Weight$125.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$140.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/2/2016Credit Agricole SABoost Price TargetOutperform$115.00 -> $125.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$117.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$123.00 -> $122.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$120.00 -> $125.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$109.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price Target$97.00 -> $102.00View Rating Details
2/22/2016SusquehannaBoost Price TargetNeutral$106.00 -> $110.00View Rating Details
2/1/2016Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$120.00 -> $106.00View Rating Details
1/22/2016Bank of America Corp.Initiated CoverageUnderperformView Rating Details
1/13/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Accumulate$115.00 -> $115.00View Rating Details
12/14/2015KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$120.00 -> $118.00View Rating Details
1/28/2015William BlairReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
11/12/2014Tigress FinancialInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Praxair (NYSE:PX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2016Q216$1.36$1.39$2.60 billion$2.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116$1.27$1.28$2.49 billion$2.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2016Q415$1.47$1.47$2.67 billion$2.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$1.45$1.46$2.78 billion$2.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$1.45$1.45$2.86 billion$2.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$1.44$1.43$2.96 billion$2.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$1.57$1.57$3.08 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$1.63$1.62$3.17 billion$3.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$1.59$1.58$3.16 billion$3.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$1.51$1.51$3.06 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$1.55$1.59$3.05 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$1.52$1.51$3.03 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$1.49$1.49$3.00 billion$3.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$1.38$1.38$2.89 billion$2.89 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$1.38$1.38$2.78 billion$2.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$1.39$1.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$1.42$1.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$1.36$1.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$1.37$1.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$1.39$1.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.37$1.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$1.26$1.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$1.23$1.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Praxair (NYSE:PX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.53 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.06 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$1.22$1.44$1.32
Q2 20165$1.35$1.47$1.38
Q3 20164$1.37$1.41$1.40
Q4 20164$1.43$1.47$1.45
Q1 20171$1.47$1.47$1.47
Q2 20171$1.57$1.57$1.57
Q3 20171$1.58$1.58$1.58
Q4 20171$1.61$1.61$1.61
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Praxair (NYSE:PX)
Annual Dividend:$3.00
Dividend Yield:2.58%
Dividend Growth:9.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:54.55% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
54.25% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
49.50% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:11 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Praxair (NYSE:PX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Praxair (NYSE:PX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.22%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 83.78%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/6/2016Robert L WoodDirectorSell6,550$114.34$748,927.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Stephen F AngelCEOBuy5,000$97.80$489,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2015Stephen F AngelCEOBuy5,000$101.54$507,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015Stephen F AngelCEOBuy5,000$103.56$517,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Robert L WoodDirectorSell7,620$121.68$927,201.60View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Stephen F AngelCEOSell182,028$129.10$23,499,814.80View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Stephen F AngelCEOSell5,472$129.00$705,888.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Elizabeth T HirschVPSell16,000$122.56$1,960,960.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Raymond W LeboeufDirectorSell7,620$123.05$937,641.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Ira D HallDirectorSell3,900$126.46$493,194.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014James T BreedloveVPSell4,120$126.52$521,262.40View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Claire W GargalliDirectorSell5,000$123.78$618,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014James BreedloveVPSell18,000$130.64$2,351,520.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Claire GargalliDirectorSell2,932$130.09$381,423.88View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Wayne SmithDirectorSell5,419$131.27$711,352.13View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Robert WoodDirectorSell4,600$130.81$601,726.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Eduardo MenezesEVPSell31,130$129.76$4,039,428.80View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014James BreedloveVPSell40,000$129.83$5,193,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013James T BreedloveVPSell2,000$123.95$247,900.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Raymond W LeboeufDirectorSell5,275$119.00$627,725.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013James T BreedloveVPSell4,000$118.60$474,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Raymond P RobergeSVPSell3,918$118.38$463,812.84View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Ira D HallDirectorSell1,900$115.28$219,032.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Larry D McvayDirectorSell2,859$114.65$327,784.35View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Claire W GargalliDirectorSell1,658$113.12$187,552.96View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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