Basic Materials: Chemicals

Praxair Inc (PX: NYSE)

$113.56 1.74 | 1.56%
07/28/15 - 11:21 AM ET
Company Profile
Price and Volume
Recent Price 111.82
52 Week High 134.06
52 Week Low 111.54
Avg. Daily Vol. (Mil) 1.29
Beta (3 year) 0.82
Share Related Items
Mkt Cap (Mil) 32,238.85
Shares Out (Mil) 288.31
Float (Mil) 288.22
Dividend Information
Yield % 2.60
Annual Dividend 2.86
Payout Ratio 47.00
Financial Strength
Quick Ratio 0.80
Current Ratio 1.20
LT Debt/ Equity 1.75
Total Debt / Equity 1.87
Valuation Ratios
Price Earnings 19.80
Price/Sales 2.69
Price/Book 6.42
Price/Cash Flow 11.20
Per Share Data
Earnings 5.65
Sales 41.64
Book Value 17.40
Cash Flow 9.97
Business Summary
Praxair Inc is engaged in the production, distribution, and sale of atmospheric and process gases, and surface coatings in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. Its products include oxygen, helium, nitrogen, and specialty gases, among others.
General Information
39 Old Ridgebury Road
Danbury, CT 06810-5113
Industry : Chemicals
Sector: Basic Materials
Employees: 27780
CEO: Stephen F. Angel
Short Interest
Current Month (Mil) 6.71
Previous Month (Mil) 6.95
Short Interest Ratio (Days) 5.60
Management Effectiveness
Return on Equity 34.10
Return on Assets 9.00
Return on Investments 12.40
Gross Margin 43.60
EBIT Margin 21.40
Profit Margin 14.30

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