NYSE:PX - Praxair Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $164.50 -0.99 (-0.60 %) (As of 12/11/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$165.49Today's Range$162.74 - $167.6752-Week Range$140.00 - $169.75Volume57.38 million shsAverage Volume7.73 million shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield0.02%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive PX News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PX and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals Sub-IndustryIndustrial Gases SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:PX Previous Symbol CUSIP74005P10 Webwww.praxair.com 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 / Cash FlowN/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/AMarket 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. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 3rd. View Praxair's Dividend History. How were Praxair's earnings last quarter? Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 26th. The basic materials company reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.44 by $0.06. The basic materials company earned $2.92 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.84 billion. Praxair's quarterly revenue was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.41 earnings per share. View Praxair's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for PX? 11 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Praxair's stock. Their forecasts range from $132.00 to $194.00. On average, they expect Praxair's share price to reach $175.00 in the next year. 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 coverage about PX stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Praxair earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Praxair? Praxair saw a drop in short interest in 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 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? Some companies that are related to Praxair include Linde (LIN), Air Products & Chemicals (APD), JSR CORP/ADR (JSCPY), Minerals Technologies (MTX), Kronos Worldwide (KRO), Tronox (TROX), Luxfer (LXFR), Valhi (VHI), Venator Materials (VNTR), LSB Industries (LXU), NL Industries (NL), Hydrogenics (HYGS) and Polydex Pharmaceuticals (POLXF). 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), BlackRock Inc. (0.00%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.00%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.00%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (0.00%) and Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Praxair. Which institutional investors are selling Praxair stock? PX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Dynamo Internacional Gestao DE Recursos LTDA., Conning Inc., Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., Standard Life Aberdeen plc and Standard Life Aberdeen plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Praxair. Which institutional investors are buying Praxair stock? PX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Winslow Capital Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, BlackRock Inc., FIL Ltd, Morgan Stanley, Sustainable Growth Advisers LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and AQR Capital Management LLC. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 449 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 513 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 962MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Praxair and other stocks. 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