Praxair (NYSE: PX) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 60 cents per share. At a price of $124.50 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%. The average volume for Praxair has been 896,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Praxair has a market cap of $37.2 billion and is part of the chemicals industry. Shares are up 15.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Praxair, Inc. engages in the production, distribution, and sale atmospheric and process gases, as well as surface coatings in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.31. TheStreet Ratings rates Praxair as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Praxair Ratings Report now.
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