Praxair, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 17,
2014. Shareholders who purchased PX stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
8.33% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of PX was $130.29,
representing a -2.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $134.23 and
a 20.99% increase over the 52 week low of $107.69.
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 $5.87. Zacks Investment Research reports PX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.04%, compared to an
industry average of 6.4%.
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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 (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
- PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of
12.56% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent
weighting of PX at 6.78%.