Praxair, Inc. (PX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2013

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Praxair, Inc. ( PX ) 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 ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). 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 PX Dividend History page.

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 ( IYM )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries ( XLB )
  • Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF ( MGV )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: DD , DOW , IYM , MGV , PX , VAW , XLB

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