• Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $10.67
  • Forecasted Upside: 32.75%
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$8.04
▼ -0.15 (-1.83%)
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Analyst Price Target for PX

Analyst Price Target is $10.67
▲ +32.75% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Praxair in the last 3 months. The average price target is $10.67, with a high forecast of $15.00 and a low forecast of $9.00. The average price target represents a 32.75% upside from the last price of $8.04.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 6 polled investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in Praxair. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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12/5/2022
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3/5/2023
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6/3/2023
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11/30/2023
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2/28/2024
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/4/2024OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$17.00 ➝ $11.00N/A
3/4/2024Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$12.00 ➝ $9.00N/A
3/4/2024BarclaysLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$14.00 ➝ $9.50N/A
3/1/2024Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market Perform$12.00 ➝ $10.00N/A
3/1/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Neutral$15.50 ➝ $9.50N/A
1/24/2024Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$13.00 ➝ $12.00N/A
11/13/2023OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$15.00N/A
11/10/2023StephensLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$16.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
10/18/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$14.00 ➝ $13.00N/A
10/9/2023OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$16.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
8/14/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$13.00 ➝ $14.00N/A
8/14/2023StephensBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$14.00 ➝ $16.00N/A
8/14/2023BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$14.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
7/19/2023Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$13.00N/A
4/13/2023OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$15.00 ➝ $17.00N/A
3/7/2023Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower TargetOutperform$16.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
2/7/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$16.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
1/25/2023OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$15.00 ➝ $17.00N/A
1/24/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$15.00 ➝ $14.00N/A
12/19/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$15.00 ➝ $14.00N/A
11/16/2022BarclaysBoost Target$15.00N/A
10/10/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$15.00 ➝ $14.00N/A
8/31/2022BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$15.00N/A
7/19/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$16.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
5/16/2022StephensLower TargetNA$15.00N/A
4/20/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$17.00 ➝ $16.00N/A
4/13/2022OppenheimerLower Target$14.00 ➝ $13.00N/A
11/15/2021StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$17.00N/A
11/15/2021OppenheimerInitiated CoverageOutperform$20.00N/A
11/15/2021Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$18.00N/A
11/15/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$15.00N/A
11/15/2021Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsInitiated CoverageOutperform$18.00N/A
11/15/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight$17.00N/A
(Data available from 5/28/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.63 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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10/31/2023
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11/30/2023
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Current Sentiment

  • 5 very positive mentions
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Praxair logo
Praxair, Inc. produces and distributes industrial gases. It operates through five segments: North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and Surface Technologies. The company offers atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases, such as carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. It also supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders to the aircraft, energy, printing, primary metals, petrochemical, textile, and other industries. In addition, the company offers electric arc, plasma and wire spray, and high-velocity oxy-fuel equipment; and distributes hardgoods and welding equipment purchased from independent manufacturers. It serves various industries, such as healthcare, petroleum refining, manufacturing, food, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, and water treatment. Praxair, Inc. was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.
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Today's Range

Now: $8.04
Low: $8.02
High: $8.19

50 Day Range

MA: $54.84
Low: $3.23
High: $164.50

52 Week Range

Now: $8.04
Low: $140.00
High: $169.75

Volume

351,908 shs

Average Volume

574,216 shs

Market Capitalization

$908.12 million

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

1.59%

Beta

0.59

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Praxair?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued reports on Praxair in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., and Stephens.
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What is the current price target for Praxair?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Praxair in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $10.67, suggesting a possible upside of 32.8%. Stephens has the highest price target set, predicting PX will reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $9.00 for Praxair in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Praxair?

Praxair currently has 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact Praxair's investor relations team?

Praxair's physical mailing address is 10 Riverview Drive, DANBURY CT, 06810. The basic materials company's listed phone number is 203-837-2000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Praxair is www.praxair.com. Learn More about contacing Praxair investor relations.