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

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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

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Gases
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP74005P10
Phone203-837-2000

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Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

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Miscellaneous

Employees26,461
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. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.825 per share on Wednesday, August 15th. This represents a $3.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of ∞. 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 26th. The basic materials company reported $1.50 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.06. The basic materials company earned $2.92 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.84 billion. Praxair's revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.41 EPS. View Praxair's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for PX?

10 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Praxair's shares. Their predictions range from $132.00 to $194.00. On average, they expect Praxair's share price to reach $174.8750 in the next year. View Analyst Price Targets for Praxair.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Praxair?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Praxair in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Praxair.

Has Praxair been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about PX stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Praxair earned a news sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

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)

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 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:  452 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  519 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  971
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 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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