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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.06
PX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. PX: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.06
Current: 0.06
0
0.06
Equity to Asset 0.26
PX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. PX: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.26
0.24
0.41
Interest Coverage 11.78
PX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 35.11 vs. PX: 11.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.51  Med: 13.33 Max: 17.28
Current: 11.78
9.51
17.28
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.29
M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
8.86%
11.27%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 21.25
PX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. PX: 21.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.44  Med: 21.25 Max: 22.01
Current: 21.25
17.44
22.01
Net-margin (%) 14.24
PX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. PX: 14.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.22  Med: 14.12 Max: 15.07
Current: 14.24
11.22
15.07
ROE (%) 30.39
PX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. PX: 30.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.52  Med: 27.7 Max: 31.88
Current: 30.39
21.52
31.88
ROA (%) 7.78
PX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. PX: 7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.78  Med: 9.16 Max: 10.57
Current: 7.78
7.78
10.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.29
PX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. PX: 18.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.33  Med: 20.85 Max: 23.65
Current: 18.29
17.33
23.65
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.80
PX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PX: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.8  Med: 4.2 Max: 14.3
Current: -2.8
-2.8
14.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.20
PX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. PX: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.2  Med: 7.1 Max: 15.8
Current: -2.2
-2.2
15.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.90
PX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. PX: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.9  Med: 10.2 Max: 19.9
Current: -3.9
-3.9
19.9
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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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PX Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 402,600 sh (+240.61%)
Steven Cohen 188,700 sh (+177.09%)
First Eagle Investment 4,033,935 sh (+46.88%)
Tom Gayner 48,400 sh (+32.97%)
Caxton Associates 65,000 sh (+30.00%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,027,817 sh (+10.42%)
Wallace Weitz 210,317 sh (+6.43%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 44,118 sh (+3.33%)
Jerome Dodson 200,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 14,922 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Chris Davis 2,957,530 sh (-6.56%)
Ruane Cunniff 334,782 sh (-78.25%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325199    SIC: 2869
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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

Guru Investment Theses on Praxair Inc

Weitz Funds Comments on Praxair - Nov 16, 2015

Praxair (NYSE:PX) is an industrial gas supplier of Oxygen, Argon, Hydrogen and Helium in North and South America, Asia and Europe. These gases are integral to many industrial processes yet are often a tiny fraction of overall production costs. As a result, the industry is consolidated with only four global rational participants, which translates into pricing power for Praxair. Roughly a quarter of the company’s industrial gas production is under “take or pay” arrangements, providing coverage of fixed costs in downturns. Praxair management has proven to be excellent operators and capital allocators. The recent industrial sector downturn provided an opportunity for purchase. Prior to purchase, the company had been on our “On-Deck” list for several years.





From Weitz Funds' Partners III Opportunity Fund third quarter 2015 commentary.



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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 22.59
PX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
57% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.38 vs. PX: 22.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.02  Med: 21.28 Max: 25.85
Current: 22.59
13.02
25.85
Forward P/E 20.41
PX's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.95 vs. PX: 20.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.59
PX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
57% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. PX: 22.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.02  Med: 21.28 Max: 25.85
Current: 22.59
13.02
25.85
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 36.90
PX's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. PX: 36.90 )
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: 26.68 Max: 39.83
Current: 36.9
15.55
39.83
P/B 6.71
PX's P/B is ranked lower than
90% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. PX: 6.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.39  Med: 5.36 Max: 7.69
Current: 6.71
3.39
7.69
P/S 3.22
PX's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. PX: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.9 Max: 3.39
Current: 3.22
1.58
3.39
PFCF 25.95
PX's PFCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.03 vs. PX: 25.95 )
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: 25.95
23.76
123.98
POCF 12.25
PX's POCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.42 vs. PX: 12.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.72  Med: 12.42 Max: 18.83
Current: 12.25
8.72
18.83
EV-to-EBIT 19.25
PX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.05 vs. PX: 19.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.9  Med: 17.3 Max: 23.1
Current: 19.25
10.9
23.1
EV-to-EBITDA 12.82
PX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
55% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. PX: 12.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7  Med: 12 Max: 14.4
Current: 12.82
7.7
14.4
PEG 28.13
PX's PEG is ranked lower than
93% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. PX: 28.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.16 Max: 32.52
Current: 28.13
0.82
32.52
Shiller P/E 22.90
PX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.91 vs. PX: 22.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.92  Med: 29.36 Max: 42.24
Current: 22.9
19.92
42.24
Current Ratio 1.16
PX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. PX: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.39
Current: 1.16
0.77
1.39
Quick Ratio 0.94
PX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PX: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.94
0.59
1.11
Days Inventory 34.02
PX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.38 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 56.86
PX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.33 vs. PX: 56.86 )
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: 56.86
48.89
66.89
Days Payable 56.43
PX's Days Payable is ranked higher than
57% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.21 vs. PX: 56.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.3  Med: 51.65 Max: 56.43
Current: 56.43
45.3
56.43

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.54
PX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PX: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 1.95 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.54
1.31
2.94
Dividend Payout 0.56
PX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. PX: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PX' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.56
0.33
0.58
Dividend Growth (3y) 7.70
PX's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
55% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. PX: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
PX' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7  Med: 12.1 Max: 29.7
Current: 7.7
7.7
29.7
Forward Dividend Yield 2.68
PX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. PX: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.85
PX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. PX: 3.85 )
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: 1.98  Med: 2.95 Max: 4.44
Current: 3.85
1.98
4.44
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.00
PX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. PX: 1.00 )
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
-1
1.5

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 25.45
PX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
98% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. PX: 25.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 7.86 Max: 34.94
Current: 25.45
3
34.94
Price/Projected FCF 2.58
PX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. PX: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 2.57 Max: 3.3
Current: 2.58
1.78
3.3
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
PX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. PX: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.12
Current: 1.11
0.41
1.12
Price/Graham Number 5.05
PX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
89% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. PX: 5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.62  Med: 2.63 Max: 5.45
Current: 5.05
1.62
5.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.17
PX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PX: 5.17 )
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: 5.17
4.3
9.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.66
PX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. PX: 3.66 )
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: 3.5  Med: 11.6 Max: 19.1
Current: 3.66
3.5
19.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,534
EPS (TTM) $ 5.22
Beta1.13
Short Percentage of Float1.42%
52-Week Range $100.80 - 125.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)285.39

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,861 11,322 11,923
EPS ($) 5.78 6.25 6.84
EPS w/o NRI ($) 5.78 6.25 6.84
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.20%
Dividends Per Share ($) 3.24 3.54 3.77
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Weitz Funds Comments on Praxair Nov 16 2015 
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Sequoia Fund Comments on Praxair Aug 28 2015 

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