Praxair, Inc. (PX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 03, 2018

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Praxair, Inc. ( PX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 03, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.825 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased PX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $165.48, the dividend yield is 1.99%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PX was $165.48, representing a -1.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $168.54 and a 29.93% increase over the 52 week low of $127.36.

PX is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as DowDuPont Inc. ( DWDP ) and LyondellBasell Industries NV ( LYB ). PX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.8. Zacks Investment Research reports PX's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 15.79%, compared to an industry average of 22.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to PX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PX as a top-10 holding:

  • Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF ( FMAT )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Materials ETF ( JHMA )
  • Vanguard Materials ETF ( VAW )
  • iShares Global Materials ETF ( MXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JHMA with an increase of 0.25% over the last 100 days. FMAT has the highest percent weighting of PX at 5.48%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: DWDP , LYB , FMAT , JHMA , VAW , MXI

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