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

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Praxair, Inc. ( PX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of PX was $113.05, representing a -3.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $116.93 and a 13.05% 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 $5.61. Zacks Investment Research reports PX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.76%, compared to an industry average of 1.9%.

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:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries ( XLB )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index ( IYM )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLB with an increase of 4.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PX at 7.11%.



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 , PX , VAW , XLB

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