Praxair, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 04, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PX stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that PX has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $124.78, the dividend yield is 1.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PX was $124.78,
representing a -2.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $128.12 and
a 18.86% increase over the 52 week low of $104.98.
PX is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (
) and Dow Chemical Company (
). PX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.66. Zacks Investment Research reports PX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.42%, compared to an
industry average of 4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PX as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (
- Vanguard Materials ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYM with an increase of
10.97% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent
weighting of PX at 6.7%.