Today’s top gainers include the company Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX) which is in the industry Chemicals – Major Diversified, gaining -0.70% today. In the last week its performance is 0.61%, and -0.18% for the past quarter. Currently, Praxair Inc., PX has a target price of 118.67, so today’s gain of -0.70% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.10%.
Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX), has a market cap of 33757.69, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 87.30%.
At the current price of 117.44, it has a dividend yield of 2.54%, and its target price is 118.67. This is with a profit margin of 14.10%, and total debt/equity of 1.92. Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX) has a P/E of 22.87, as well as a forward P/E of 19.4.
With a current EPS of 5.17, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.72%,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 6.34%.
Performance for the year is 5.34%. Since its IPO date on 6/17/1992, the total performance to date is 17.13%.
Volume today for Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX), is 279774, while its average volume is 1172.06. Whilst the total gain today was -0.70%, it did have a day high of -1.42%.
Volatility for this week has been at 0.94%, and 1.59% for the month. The 52-week low for Praxair Inc., PX has been 24.58%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.50%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.50%, and its return on assets is 7.90%. Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX) has an operating margin of 21.40%. With a sales growth of -9.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Praxair Inc., PX is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.89, and has a current ratio of 1.6 and 1.3 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Praxair Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.61, and the P/S is 3.21, along with a P/B of 6.9. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 152.75.