Today’s top gainers include the company Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX) which is in the industry Chemicals – Major Diversified, gaining 1.20% today. In the last week its performance is 1.16%, and 0.80% for the past quarter. Currently, Praxair Inc., PX has a target price of 124.89, so today’s gain of 1.20% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.12%.
Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX), has a market cap of 33774.39, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 86.20%.
At the current price of 118.49, it has a dividend yield of 2.53%, and its target price is 124.89. This is with a profit margin of 15.10%, and total debt/equity of 1.94. Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX) has a P/E of 21.55, as well as a forward P/E of 19.69.
With a current EPS of 5.5, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.14%,Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 6.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.74%.
Performance for the year is 11.51%. Since its IPO date on 6/17/1992, the total performance to date is 18.07%.
Volume today for Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX), is 723200, while its average volume is 1209.43. Whilst the total gain today was 1.20%, it did have a day high of -4.63%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.02%, and 1.25% for the month. The 52-week low for Praxair Inc., PX has been 26.46%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.63%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.50%, and its return on assets is 8.30%. Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX) has an operating margin of 22.60%. With a sales growth of -2.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Praxair Inc., PX is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.79, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 1.1 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Praxair Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.2, and the P/S is 3.23, along with a P/B of 6.58. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 59.57.