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127.01
-0.56
-0.44%
After Hours :
127.61
+0.60
+0.48%

Open

128.33

Previous Close

127.57

Volume (Avg)

1.37M (1.17M)

Day's Range

126.98-128.67

52Wk Range

117.32-135.24

Market Cap.

37.09B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

2.60 (2.01%)

Beta

0.81

Shares Outstanding

292.03M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

20.62 (6.16)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
Industry Speciality Chemicals
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 11.92B

    • Net Income

    • 1.76B

    • Market Cap.

    • 37.09B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 15.08

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 2.03

    • Beta

    • 0.81

    • Forward P/E

    • 17.89

    • Price/Sales

    • 3.11

    • Price/Book Value

    • 5.37

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 11.06

      • EBITDA

      • 3.72B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 9.01

      • Return on Equity %

      • 28.57

      • Return on Assets %

      • 9.01

      • Book Value/Share

      • 23.67

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 292.03M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.65 (9/4/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 7/23/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 146.20

        • Credit Rating

        • A

        • Analysts

        • 7

        • EPS Estimate

        • 7.05

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 10.98

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 3.30

          • 5.87

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 3.70

          • 23.06

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 4.90

          • 20.00

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 2.01

          • 12.02

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 7.70

          • 21.10

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 9.86

          • 31.83

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 43.36

            • 26.24

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 20.93

            • 12.63

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 15.08

            • 10.27

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 43.20

            • 41.62

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 19.40

            • 13.10

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 14.10

            • 72.44B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 1.24

              • 0.72

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.24

              • 1.89

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.88

              • 1.12

              • Interest Coverage

              • 15.80

              • 12.64

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 3.03

              • 2.62

              • Book Value/Share

              • 23.67

              • 16.97

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 19.61

                • 21.05

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 21.95

                • 223.98

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 11.80

                • 73.46

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 2.96

                • 1.69

                • Price/Book Value

                • 5.10

                • 4.16

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 11.06

                • 14.77

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                • Industry

                  • Return on Equity %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 28.57

                    (27.00)

                  • 30.75

                    (24.67)

                  • Return on Assets %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 9.01

                    (9.40)

                  • 11.69

                    (8.21)

                  • Return on Capital %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 12.61

                    (11.80)

                  • 16.93

                    (12.45)

                  • Income/Employee

                  • 66.55k

                  • 64.81k

                  • Inventory Turnover

                  • 13.48

                  • 6.72

                  • Asset Turnover

                  • 0.60

                  • 1.14

                  Current Historical
                  Financials
                  • Income Statement
                  • Balance Sheet
                  • Cash Flow
                  Operating Income
                  2.62B
                  Operating Margin
                  22.01
                  Total Equity
                  -
                  Retained Earnings
                  -
                  Free Cashflow
                  -
                  Price/Cashflow
                  11.06
                  Ownership

                  Institutional Ownership

                  90.41%

                  Top 10 Institutions

                  35.03%

                  Mutual Fund Ownership

                  47.40%

                  Float

                  99.85%

                  5% / Insider Ownership

                  0.24%

                  Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                  Top Mutual Fund Owners

                  Top Institutional Owners

                  Mutual Fund Name

                  Institution Name

                  • Mutual Fund Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • VA CollegeAmerica Growth Fund of America

                  •  

                    5,186,537

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.78

                  • VA CollegeAmerica Invmt Co of America

                  •  

                    4,901,500

                  • 5.37

                  • 1.68

                  • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                  •  

                    4,767,222

                  • 0.07

                  • 1.63

                  • Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund

                  •  

                    4,040,410

                  • 3.64

                  • 1.38

                  • Franklin Rising Dividends

                  •  

                    3,680,935

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.26

                  • VA CollegeAmerica Washington Mutual

                  •  

                    3,370,000

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.15

                  • VA CollegeAmerica American Mutual

                  •  

                    3,323,624

                  • 0.00

                  • 1.14

                  • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                  •  

                    3,031,732

                  • -0.08

                  • 1.04

                  • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                  •  

                    2,958,479

                  • -1.37

                  • 1.01

                  • SPDR® S&P 500 ETF

                  •  

                    2,830,115

                  • -0.67

                  • 0.96

                  • Institution Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                  •  

                    17,532,421

                  • +2.31%

                  • 6.00

                  • Capital Research Global Investors

                  •  

                    16,521,012

                  • +7.95%

                  • 5.66

                  • State Street Corp

                  •  

                    14,060,496

                  • +1.80%

                  • 4.81

                  • MFS Investment Management K.K.

                  •  

                    10,504,813

                  • -0.44%

                  • 3.60

                  • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                  •  

                    8,851,309

                  • +0.05%

                  • 3.03

                  • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                  •  

                    8,281,459

                  • -34.70%

                  • 2.84

                  • Capital World Investors

                  •  

                    7,750,000

                  • -11.38%

                  • 2.65

                  • Walter Scott & Partners Ltd

                  •  

                    6,590,448

                  • -1.93%

                  • 2.26

                  • Wellington Management Company, LLP

                  •  

                    6,469,243

                  • +7.30%

                  • 2.22

                  • Franklin Advisers, Inc.

                  •  

                    5,711,137

                  • -4.67%

                  • 1.96

                  Company Profile

                  Sector

                  Basic Materials

                  Industry

                  Speciality Chemicals

                  Type

                  Cyclical

                  Style

                  Large Growth

                  Praxair Inc was founded in 1907 and became an independent publicly traded company in 1992. It was the first company in the United States to produce oxygen from air using a cryogenic process and continues to be a major technological i...morennovator in the industrial gases industry. The Company's main products for its industrial gases business are atmospheric gases and process gases. It also designs, engineers and builds equipment that produces industrial gases for internal use and external sale. The companys surface technologies segment, operated through Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders. Praxair serves approximately 25 industries as diverse as healthcare and petroleum refining; computer-chip manufa...morecturing and beverage carbonation; fiber-optics and steel making and aerospace, chemicals and water treatment. Atmospheric gases are the highest volume products produced by Praxair. Using air as its raw material, Praxair produces oxygen, nitrogen and argon through several air separation processes of which cryogenic air separation is the most prevalent. Praxair also led the development and commercialization of non-cryogenic air separation technologies for the production of industrial gases. These technologies open important new markets and optimize production capacity for the company by lowering the cost of supplying industrial gases. These technologies include proprietary vacuum pressure swing adsorption and membrane separation to produce gaseous oxygen and nitrogen, respectively. Praxair also manufactures precious metal and ceramic sputtering targets used mainly in the production of semiconductors. The Company's surface technologies segment supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders to the aircraft, printing, textile, plastics, primary metals, petrochemical and other industries. It also manufactures a complete line of electric arc, plasma and high-velocity oxygen fuel spray equipment as well as arc and flame wire equipment used for the application of wear resistant coatings. The coatings extend wear life and are applied at Praxairs facilities using a variety of thermal spray coatings processes. The coated parts are finished to the customers precise specifications before shipment. Praxair carries inventories of merchant and cylinder gases, hardgoods and coatings materials to supply products to its customers on a reasonable delivery schedule. On-site plants and pipeline complexes have limited inventory. The Company is not dependent upon a single customer or a few customers. Praxair is a enterprise with approximately 60% of its 2013 sales outside of the United States. Praxairs surface technologies segment has operations in Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The Company owns or licenses a number of United States and foreign patents that relate to a variety of products and processes. Its patents expire at various times over the next 20 years. Praxair operates within a competitive environment. Competition is based on price, product quality, delivery, reliability, technology and service to customers. Main domestic competitors for the surface technologies business are Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation, a subsidiary of Sequa Corporation, Sermatech International, Inc., a subsidiary of Teleflex, Inc. and Chemtronics, Inc., a subsidiary of GKN p.l.c. International competitors in surface technologies vary from country to country. The company is subject to a variety of United States and foreign government regulations.lessless

                  Key People

                  Stephen F. Angel

                  CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director/President

                  Matthew J. White

                  CFO/Senior VP

                  Eduardo Menezes

                  Executive VP

                  Scott E. Telesz

                  Executive VP

                  Ms. Elizabeth T. Hirsch

                  Chief Accounting Officer/Controller/Vice President

                  • Praxair Inc

                  • 39 Old Ridgebury Road

                  • Danbury, CT 06810

                  • USA.Map

                  • Phone: +1 203 837-2000

                  • Fax: +1 800 772-9985

                  • praxair.com

                  Incorporated

                  1907

                  Employees

                  27,560

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