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praxair inc (PX) Snapshot

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$128.31
Previous Close
$128.59
Day High
$128.94
Day Low
$127.66
52 Week High
03/12/14 - $135.24
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $117.32
Market Cap
36.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
959.2K
EPS TTM
$6.26
Shares Outstanding
288.8M
EX-Date
03/4/15
P/E TM
20.4x
Dividend
$2.86
Dividend Yield
2.03%
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praxair inc (PX) Details

Praxair, Inc. produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric, process, and specialty gases, as well as surface coatings in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. The company offers atmospheric gases, such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases comprising carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. It also designs, engineers, and builds equipment that produces industrial gases; and manufactures precious metal and ceramic sputtering targets used primarily in the production of semiconductors. In addition, the company 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. Further, it provides electric arc, plasma, and high-velocity oxy-fuel equipment; and distributes hardgoods and welding equipment purchased from independent manufacturers. The company sells its products primarily through independent distributors. It serves various industries, such as healthcare, petroleum refining, computer-chip manufacturing, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, and water treatment. The company was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.

27,780 Employees
Last Reported Date: 01/28/15
Founded in 1907

praxair inc (PX) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Executive Vice President and President of Nor...
Total Annual Compensation: $522.5K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $556.5K
Advisory
Total Annual Compensation: $516.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

praxair inc (PX) Key Developments

Yara and BASF Chose Praxair as Supplier of Hydrogen and Nitrogen

Yara and BASF have chosen Praxair as the supplier of hydrogen and nitrogen for their 750,000 tonne/year ammonia plant in Freeport, Texas. Praxair announced the deal will see it during 20 years providing approximately 170m standard cubic feet per day of hydrogen and 2,000 tonnes/day of nitrogen to the joint venture formed by Yara and BASF. Financial details of the contract were not disclosed. Praxair said it will invest more than $400 million to add hydrogen and nitrogen capacity at its Gulf Coast pipeline systems, near Freeport. The expansion is expected to start operating in 2016, and Praxair will start supplying Yara and BASF's plant in 2017.

Praxair Inc. Presents at Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum 2015, Feb-09-2015

Praxair Inc. Presents at Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum 2015, Feb-09-2015 . Venue: Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, 6677 Sea Harbor Drive, Orlando, FL 32821, United States. Speakers: Larry Megan, R&D Director.

Praxair Prices $750 Million Notes

Praxair Inc. has priced $400 million of 2.650% notes due February 5, 2025, $200 million of 3.55% notes due November 7, 2042 and $150 million of floating rate notes due February 3, 2017. The notes are being offered under its shelf registration statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The offering is led by Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, RBS Securities Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC. The offering is expected to close on February 5, 2015. The company anticipates using the proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of outstanding indebtedness. Prior to their application, the net proceeds may be used to repay short term debt and/or invested in short-term investments.

 

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