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Praxair, Inc. (PX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 04, 2014

Praxair, Inc. ( PX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16, 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $134.03, the dividend yield is 1.94%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PX was $134.03, representing a -0.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $135.24 and a 18.84% increase over the 52 week low of $112.78.

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 $6.08. Zacks Investment Research reports PX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.75%, compared to an industry average of 8%.

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:

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is UYM with an increase of 16.18% over the last 100 days. XLB has the highest percent weighting of PX at 6.42%.

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


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

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