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

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$164.48 -2.02 (-1.21 %)
(As of 09/24/2018 03:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$166.01
Today's Range$163.98 - $167.05
52-Week Range$136.30 - $168.54
Volume86,378 shs
Average Volume1.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$47.88 billion
P/E Ratio28.46
Dividend Yield1.98%
Praxair logoPraxair, 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.11
Current Ratio0.96
Quick Ratio0.78


Trailing P/E Ratio28.46
Forward P/E Ratio24.30
P/E Growth1.98

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.44 billion
Price / Sales4.14
Cash Flow$9.9144 per share
Price / Cash16.59
Book Value$22.74 per share
Price / Book7.23


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.85
Net Income$1.25 billion
Net Margins11.68%
Return on Equity27.84%
Return on Assets9.13%


Outstanding Shares287,580,000
Market Cap$47.88 billion

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 2.00%. 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 26th. The basic materials company reported $1.72 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.70 by $0.02. The basic materials company had revenue of $3.06 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.05 billion. Praxair had a return on equity of 27.84% and a net margin of 11.68%. The firm's revenue was up 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.46 EPS. View Praxair's Earnings History.

When is Praxair's next earnings date?

Praxair is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Praxair.

What price target have analysts set for PX?

11 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Praxair's shares. Their predictions range from $132.00 to $194.00. On average, they anticipate Praxair's stock price to reach $174.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.0% 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, 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Praxair.

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. (5.92%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.16%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.16%), Parnassus Investments CA (1.95%), Egerton Capital UK LLP (1.49%) and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.40%). Company insiders that own Praxair stock include Anne K Roby and Raymond W Leboeuf. 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 Millennium Management LLC, Parnassus Investments CA, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Lodge Hill Capital LLC and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Praxair.

Which major investors are buying Praxair stock?

PX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Winslow Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Putnam Investments LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp and Royal London Asset Management Ltd.. 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 $164.83.

How big of a company is Praxair?

Praxair has a market capitalization of $47.88 billion and generates $11.44 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.25 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.85 on an earnings per share basis. Praxair employs 26,461 workers across the globe.

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:  433 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  499 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  932
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 9/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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