NYSE:PX - Praxair Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$164.50 -0.99 (-0.60 %)
(As of 11/15/2018 07:29 AM ET)
Previous Close$165.49
Today's Range$162.74 - $167.67
52-Week Range$140.00 - $169.75
Volume57.38 million shs
Average Volume7.73 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.02%
BetaN/A
Praxair, Inc. produces and distributes industrial gases. It operates through five segments: North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and Surface Technologies. The company offers atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases, such as carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. It also supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders to the aircraft, energy, printing, primary metals, petrochemical, textile, and other industries. In addition, the company offers electric arc, plasma and wire spray, and high-velocity oxy-fuel equipment; and distributes hardgoods and welding equipment purchased from independent manufacturers. It serves various industries, such as healthcare, petroleum refining, manufacturing, food, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, and water treatment. Praxair, Inc. was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Gases
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:PX
Previous Symbol
CUSIP74005P10
Phone203-837-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees26,461
Outstanding SharesN/A
Market Cap$0.00
OptionableOptionable

Praxair (NYSE:PX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Praxair's stock symbol?

Praxair trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PX."

How often does Praxair pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Praxair?

Praxair announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 26th. Investors of record on Monday, August 6th will be given a dividend of $0.825 per share on Wednesday, August 15th. This represents a $3.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 3rd. View Praxair's Dividend History.

How were Praxair's earnings last quarter?

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 26th. The basic materials company reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.44 by $0.06. The basic materials company earned $2.92 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.84 billion. The company's revenue was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.41 earnings per share. View Praxair's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for PX?

11 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Praxair's stock. Their forecasts range from $132.00 to $194.00. On average, they expect Praxair's stock price to reach $175.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Praxair.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Praxair?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Praxair in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Praxair.

Has Praxair been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PX stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Praxair earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Praxair?

Praxair saw a drop in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 410,794 shares, a drop of 92.3% from the October 15th total of 5,347,879 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 11,634,719 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.0 days. View Praxair's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Praxair's key competitors?

Who are Praxair's key executives?

Praxair's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen F. Angel, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Matthew J. White, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Ms. Anne K. Roby, Sr. VP (Age 53)
  • Mr. Eduardo F. Menezes, Exec. VP (Age 55)
  • Ms. Kelcey E. Hoyt, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48)

Who are Praxair's major shareholders?

Praxair's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (0.00%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.00%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.00%), CI Global Investments Inc. (0.00%), Winslow Capital Management LLC (0.00%) and First Eagle Investment Management LLC (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Praxair.

Which major investors are selling Praxair stock?

PX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Dynamo Internacional Gestao DE Recursos LTDA., Conning Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Putnam Investments LLC, American Century Companies Inc. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for Praxair.

Which major investors are buying Praxair stock?

PX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Winslow Capital Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, BlackRock Inc., FIL Ltd, Sustainable Growth Advisers LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and United Services Automobile Association. View Insider Buying and Selling for Praxair.

How do I buy shares of Praxair?

Shares of PX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Praxair's stock price today?

One share of PX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $164.50.

What is Praxair's official website?

The official website for Praxair is http://www.praxair.com.

How can I contact Praxair?

Praxair's mailing address is 10 Riverview Drive, DANBURY CT, 06810. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 203-837-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Praxair (NYSE PX)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  444 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  508 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  952
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Praxair and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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