Praxair, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased PX stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
9.09% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $115.51, the dividend yield is 2.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PX was $115.51,
representing a -1.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $116.90 and
a 15.51% increase over the 52 week low of $100.
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 $5.53. Zacks Investment Research reports PX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.45%, compared to an
industry average of 6.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to PX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PX as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF (
- Vanguard Materials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is MGV with an increase of
14.69% over the last 100 days. IYM has the highest percent
weighting of PX at 7.08%.