Basic Materials: Chemicals

Praxair Inc (PX: NYSE)

$131.69 0.21 | 0.16%
07/22/14 - 04:04 PM ET
Company Profile
Price and Volume
Recent Price 133.55
52 Week High 135.24
52 Week Low 115.79
Avg. Daily Vol. (Mil) 0.85
Beta (3 year) 0.75
Share Related Items
Mkt Cap (Mil) 39,121.44
Shares Out (Mil) 292.93
Float (Mil) 293.00
Dividend Information
Yield % 1.90
Annual Dividend 2.60
Payout Ratio 40.00
Financial Strength
Quick Ratio 0.90
Current Ratio 1.30
LT Debt/ Equity 1.30
Total Debt / Equity 1.40
Valuation Ratios
Price Earnings 22.00
Price/Sales 3.24
Price/Book 5.93
Price/Cash Flow 13.00
Per Share Data
Earnings 6.08
Sales 41.18
Book Value 22.53
Cash Flow 10.31
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
www.praxair.com
Industry : Chemicals
Sector: Basic Materials
Employees: 27560
CEO: Stephen F. Angel
Short Interest
Current Month (Mil) 4.55
Previous Month (Mil) 4.45
Short Interest Ratio (Days) 5.30
Management Effectiveness
Return on Equity 28.70
Return on Assets 9.20
Return on Investments 12.50
Profitability
Gross Margin 43.40
EBIT Margin 22.60
Profit Margin 15.70

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