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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
NYSE:PX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NYSE:PX: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:PX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.07
Current: 0.06
0
0.07
Equity to Asset 0.26
NYSE:PX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. NYSE:PX: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:PX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.26
0.23
0.41
Interest Coverage 11.66
NYSE:PX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 34.49 vs. NYSE:PX: 11.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:PX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.51  Med: 13.33 Max: 17.28
Current: 11.66
9.51
17.28
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.22
M-Score: -2.78
WACC vs ROIC
8.86%
11.42%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 21.58
NYSE:PX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. NYSE:PX: 21.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:PX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.44  Med: 20.92 Max: 22.01
Current: 21.58
17.44
22.01
Net-margin (%) 14.46
NYSE:PX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. NYSE:PX: 14.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:PX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.22  Med: 13.9 Max: 15.07
Current: 14.46
11.22
15.07
ROE (%) 31.68
NYSE:PX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.83 vs. NYSE:PX: 31.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:PX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.52  Med: 27.3 Max: 31.68
Current: 31.68
21.52
31.68
ROA (%) 7.94
NYSE:PX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. NYSE:PX: 7.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:PX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.94  Med: 9.16 Max: 10.57
Current: 7.94
7.94
10.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.51
NYSE:PX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. NYSE:PX: 18.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:PX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.33  Med: 21.08 Max: 23.65
Current: 18.51
17.33
23.65
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.10
NYSE:PX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NYSE:PX: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:PX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 4.2 Max: 14.3
Current: 0.1
0.1
14.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.30
NYSE:PX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. NYSE:PX: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:PX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.2  Med: 7.1 Max: 15.8
Current: 1.3
-2.2
15.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.60
NYSE:PX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. NYSE:PX: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:PX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.8  Med: 11.8 Max: 19.9
Current: -1.6
-3.8
19.9
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Q4 2015

PX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

John Hussman 1,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 169,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 18,360 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 11,500 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 14,922 sh (+30.86%)
Bernard Horn 42,965 sh (+16.23%)
Diamond Hill Capital 945,769 sh (+1.46%)
John Rogers 75,252 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
RS Investment Management 314,164 sh (-0.02%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,741,770 sh (-0.58%)
First Eagle Investment 1,583,292 sh (-0.68%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 26,829 sh (-1.32%)
Ruane Cunniff 1,793,700 sh (-3.66%)
Tom Russo 9,700 sh (-10.60%)
Chris Davis 3,734,085 sh (-15.78%)
Wallace Weitz 162,686 sh (-23.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,031 sh (-71.26%)
Louis Moore Bacon 13,450 sh (-82.86%)
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Q1 2016

PX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 158,341 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 109,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 107,284 sh (+3439.56%)
Louis Moore Bacon 57,300 sh (+326.02%)
Tom Gayner 14,200 sh (+23.48%)
Wallace Weitz 194,126 sh (+19.33%)
First Eagle Investment 1,713,779 sh (+8.24%)
Diamond Hill Capital 961,964 sh (+1.71%)
Pioneer Investments 14,922 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 1,300 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 42,965 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 1,741,270 sh (-0.03%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 26,453 sh (-1.40%)
Ruane Cunniff 1,733,744 sh (-3.34%)
Chris Davis 3,431,720 sh (-8.10%)
Tom Russo 6,725 sh (-30.67%)
John Rogers 46,744 sh (-37.88%)
RS Investment Management 77,524 sh (-75.32%)
Jim Simons 31,100 sh (-81.60%)
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Q2 2016

PX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jerome Dodson 200,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 70,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 326,500 sh (+949.84%)
Paul Tudor Jones 263,095 sh (+145.23%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 43,811 sh (+65.62%)
Tom Gayner 22,800 sh (+60.56%)
Steven Cohen 130,700 sh (+19.36%)
John Rogers 47,283 sh (+1.15%)
RS Investment Management 78,154 sh (+0.81%)
First Eagle Investment 1,719,423 sh (+0.33%)
Pioneer Investments 14,922 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 194,126 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 42,965 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 948,437 sh (-1.41%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,704,370 sh (-2.12%)
Chris Davis 3,340,309 sh (-2.66%)
Ruane Cunniff 1,605,924 sh (-7.37%)
Tom Russo 2,900 sh (-56.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 11,840 sh (-92.52%)
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Q3 2016

PX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

First Eagle Investment 2,746,481 sh (+59.73%)
Tom Gayner 36,400 sh (+59.65%)
Wallace Weitz 197,606 sh (+1.79%)
Jerome Dodson 200,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 14,922 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 42,965 sh (unchged)
John Rogers Sold Out
Tom Russo Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 930,814 sh (-1.86%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 42,696 sh (-2.55%)
Ruane Cunniff 1,539,083 sh (-4.16%)
Chris Davis 3,165,236 sh (-5.24%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,562,670 sh (-8.31%)
Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (-28.57%)
Steven Cohen 68,100 sh (-47.90%)
Jim Simons 118,200 sh (-63.80%)
Paul Tudor Jones 78,900 sh (-70.01%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:PXR.Germany,
Praxair Inc is engaged in the production, distribution, and sale of atmospheric and process gases, and surface coatings in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. Its products include oxygen, helium, nitrogen, and specialty gases, among others.

Praxair Inc was founded in 1907 and became an independent publicly traded company in 1992. It was the first company in the United States to produce oxygen from air using a cryogenic process and continues to be a technological innovator in the industrial gases industry. The Company's main products for its industrial gases business are atmospheric gases and process gases. It also designs, engineers and builds equipment that produces industrial gases for internal use and external sale. The Company's surface technologies segment, operated through Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders. The Company serves diverse group of industries including healthcare, petroleum refining, manufacturing, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals and water treatment. Atmospheric gases are the highest volume products produced by company. Using air as its raw material, Company produces oxygen, nitrogen and argon through several air separation processes of which cryogenic air separation is the most prevalent. The Company is also engaged in the development and commercialization of non-cryogenic air separation technologies for the production of industrial gases. These technologies open important new markets and optimize production capacity for the company by lowering the cost of supplying industrial gases. These technologies include proprietary vacuum pressure swing adsorption and membrane separation to produce gaseous oxygen and nitrogen, respectively. It also manufactures precious metal and ceramic sputtering targets used mainly in the production of semiconductors. The Company's surface technologies segment supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders to the aircraft, printing, textile, plastics, primary metals, petrochemical and other industries. It also manufactures a complete line of electric arc, plasma and high-velocity oxy-fuel (HVOF) equipment. Its surface technologies segment has operations in Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. It manufactures and distributes its products through networks of hundreds of production plants, pipeline complexes, distribution centers and delivery vehicles. The Company operates in geographical segments including North America, Europe, South America and Asia. The North America segment operates production facilities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, approximately 255 of which are cryogenic air separation plants, hydrogen plants and carbon dioxide plants; Europe segment has production facilities in Italy, Spain, Germany, the Benelux region, Scandinavia and Russia which include approximately 60 cryogenic air separation plants; South America segment operates more than 45 cryogenic air separation plants, located in Brazil. Many of these plants

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.49
PX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. PX: 23.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.02  Med: 21.29 Max: 25.85
Current: 23.49
13.02
25.85
Forward P/E 20.49
PX's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
71% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. PX: 20.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.49
PX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.47 vs. PX: 23.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.02  Med: 21.29 Max: 25.85
Current: 23.49
13.02
25.85
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 36.50
PX's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. PX: 36.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PX' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.55  Med: 26.04 Max: 39.74
Current: 36.5
15.55
39.74
P/B 6.75
PX's P/B is ranked lower than
89% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PX: 6.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.39  Med: 5.3 Max: 7.69
Current: 6.75
3.39
7.69
P/S 3.43
PX's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. PX: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.89 Max: 3.44
Current: 3.43
1.58
3.44
PFCF 25.80
PX's PFCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. PX: 25.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.76  Med: 40.1 Max: 123.98
Current: 25.8
23.76
123.98
POCF 12.63
PX's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.06 vs. PX: 12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.72  Med: 12.4 Max: 18.83
Current: 12.63
8.72
18.83
EV-to-EBIT 19.88
PX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.72 vs. PX: 19.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.9  Med: 17.2 Max: 23.1
Current: 19.88
10.9
23.1
EV-to-EBITDA 13.32
PX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
56% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.19 vs. PX: 13.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7  Med: 11.9 Max: 14.4
Current: 13.32
7.7
14.4
PEG 5.26
PX's PEG is ranked lower than
77% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PX: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.16 Max: 17.19
Current: 5.26
0.82
17.19
Shiller P/E 24.18
PX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 34.73 vs. PX: 24.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.88  Med: 29.4 Max: 42.08
Current: 24.18
19.88
42.08
Current Ratio 1.34
PX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. PX: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.34
0.65
1.6
Quick Ratio 1.12
PX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PX: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.29
Current: 1.12
0.53
1.29
Days Inventory 34.02
PX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.81 vs. PX: 34.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.16  Med: 27.15 Max: 34.02
Current: 34.02
24.16
34.02
Days Sales Outstanding 59.14
PX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.38 vs. PX: 59.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.89  Med: 54.29 Max: 66.89
Current: 59.14
48.89
66.89
Days Payable 54.49
PX's Days Payable is ranked higher than
56% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.64 vs. PX: 54.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.3  Med: 50.38 Max: 54.49
Current: 54.49
45.3
54.49

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.43
PX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. PX: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 1.94 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.43
1.31
2.94
Dividend Payout 0.56
PX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. PX: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PX' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.34 Max: 3.9
Current: 0.56
0.16
3.9
Dividend Growth (3y) 9.10
PX's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
58% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. PX: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
PX' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.1  Med: 13.8 Max: 29.7
Current: 9.1
9.1
29.7
Forward Dividend Yield 2.44
PX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PX: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.84
PX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. PX: 3.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 3.05 Max: 4.63
Current: 3.84
2.06
4.63
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.30
PX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. PX: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1  Med: 1 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.3
-1
1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 23.79
PX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. PX: 23.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 7.55 Max: 41.46
Current: 23.79
2.28
41.46
Price/Projected FCF 2.84
PX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. PX: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 2.55 Max: 3.74
Current: 2.84
1.78
3.74
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.70
PX's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
50% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. PX: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.18
PX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. PX: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.18
Current: 1.18
0.38
1.18
Price/Graham Number 4.98
PX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
89% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PX: 4.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 2.64 Max: 6.18
Current: 4.98
1.14
6.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.03
PX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PX: 5.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 5.8 Max: 9.2
Current: 5.03
4.3
9.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.21
PX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.74 vs. PX: 4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 11.7 Max: 19.1
Current: 4.21
4.1
19.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,485
EPS (TTM) $ 5.28
Beta1.14
Short Percentage of Float1.05%
52-Week Range $95.60 - 125.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)285.39

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 10,444 11,043 11,571
EPS ($) 5.46 6.02 6.57
EPS w/o NRI ($) 5.46 6.02 6.57
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.20%
Dividends Per Share ($) 3.00 3.25 3.52
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Dividend Aristocrats in Focus Part 9: Air Products & Chemicals Oct 20 2016 
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Praxair: Strong Dividend Growth With Macro Challenges Dec 18 2015 
Weitz Funds Comments on Praxair Nov 16 2015 
Praxair Inc. Insider Buys Company Shares Sep 25 2015 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: CC, OPK, PX, PSG, JOY Sep 12 2015 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: Praxair, Shaw Communications, Plum Creek Timber, Scripps Network Inter Aug 31 2015 
Sequoia Fund Comments on Praxair Aug 28 2015 

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