How Analysts Feel About Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX)?

January 19, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

 How Analysts Feel About Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX)?
Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 39 investors sold Praxair, Inc. shares while 277 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 258 raised stakes. 235.36 million shares or 0.26% less from 235.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Profund Advsrs Lc invested 0.1% in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX). Timber Hill Limited Liability Co, a Connecticut-based fund reported 1,906 shares. Cetera Advisor Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.01% or 1,438 shares. Chesley Taft Assoc Llc invested in 26,383 shares. Adage Capital Gp Limited Liability holds 406,655 shares. 521,080 were accumulated by Susquehanna Interest Gp Llp. Groesbeck Invest Corp Nj holds 1,500 shares. Palisade Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 2,815 shares. 175 were reported by Tompkins Fincl. Kbc Nv has 0.13% invested in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan holds 15,000 shares. Cap Interest Ca holds 0.11% in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) or 5,500 shares. Rockefeller Financial invested in 0.01% or 3,003 shares. Ls Inv Advsr Limited Liability Corporation owns 17,366 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. North Star Invest invested in 222 shares or 0% of the stock.

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Praxair (NYSE:PX), 11 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Praxair had 45 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating by Zacks given on Friday, August 28. The stock of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) earned “Accumulate” rating by Seaport Global Securities on Wednesday, January 13. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, January 27 by JP Morgan. As per Friday, January 22, the company rating was reinitiated by Bank of America. UBS maintained the shares of PX in report on Wednesday, November 18 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, May 2. The stock of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 7 by Susquehanna. Susquehanna maintained Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) on Wednesday, October 7 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy” on Monday, November 13. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, March 24 by Credit Suisse. Below is a list of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) latest ratings and price target changes.

17/01/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Hold New Target: $155.0 Maintain
19/12/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $165.0 Maintain
19/12/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
13/11/2017 Broker: Argus Research Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
07/11/2017 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Buy New Target: $175.0 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
27/10/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy Old Target: $150 New Target: $160 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $140 New Target: $160 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $162.0 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain

The stock increased 0.15% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $161.74. About 747,359 shares traded. Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has risen 17.42% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.72% the S&P500.

Praxair, Inc. produces and distributes industrial gases. The company has market cap of $46.31 billion. It operates through North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and Surface Technologies divisions. It has a 28.78 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.

More news for Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Praxair Expands Hydrogen Supply to Motiva Port Arthur, Texas Refinery” on January 16, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s article titled: “Form 4 PRAXAIR INC For: Jan 11 Filed by: Roby Anne K” and published on January 16, 2018 is yet another important article.

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