Analysts See $1.56 EPS for Praxair, Inc. (PX)

April 25, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 42 investors sold Praxair, Inc. shares while 295 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 254 raised stakes. 233.99 million shares or 0.58% less from 235.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Robecosam Ag holds 0.6% of its portfolio in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) for 58,800 shares. M&T Retail Bank Corp reported 59,369 shares. Saturna Capital reported 221,525 shares. Fdx reported 10,010 shares. Balyasny Asset Llc reported 4,401 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pennsylvania-based Bryn Mawr Tru has invested 0.11% in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX). 22,740 were reported by Rockefeller. Everence Cap Mngmt holds 15,975 shares. Shell Asset Management reported 43,541 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Eagle Cap Management Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX). Davidson Investment Advsr holds 55,144 shares. Tokio Marine Asset Management Ltd reported 0.2% of its portfolio in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX). Schnieders Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.14% in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX). 2,001 were reported by Wesbanco Bank & Trust. Northeast Investment Management holds 0.02% or 1,320 shares in its portfolio.

Analysts expect Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) to report $1.56 EPS on April, 26 before the open.They anticipate $0.19 EPS change or 13.87 % from last quarter’s $1.37 EPS. PX’s profit would be $447.94M giving it 24.00 P/E if the $1.56 EPS is correct. After having $1.52 EPS previously, Praxair, Inc.’s analysts see 2.63 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.02% or $2.97 during the last trading session, reaching $149.75. About 2.00M shares traded or 18.48% up from the average. Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has risen 22.24% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.69% the S&P500.

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Praxair (NYSE:PX), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Praxair had 17 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained the shares of PX in report on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, January 25. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Seaport Global given on Wednesday, January 17. SunTrust maintained Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) rating on Thursday, October 26. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $162.0 target. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Monday, October 30 to “Buy”. SunTrust maintained Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) rating on Tuesday, December 19. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $165.0 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, December 19. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, April 10. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 13 by Argus Research.

Praxair, Inc. produces and distributes industrial gases. The company has market cap of $43.00 billion. It operates through North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and Surface Technologies divisions. It has a 34.66 P/E ratio. The firm offers atmospheric gases, such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases comprising carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene.

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