• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $15.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 17.51 %
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
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$13.19
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Analyst Price Target for PX

Analyst Price Target is $15.50
▲ +17.51% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Praxair in the last 3 months. The average price target is $15.50, with a high forecast of $18.00 and a low forecast of $13.00. The average price target represents a 17.51% upside from the last price of $13.19.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 5 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Praxair.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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
1/15/2019SunTrust BanksInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Average$185.00N/A
10/2/2018BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralMedium
9/24/2018Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ Underperform$132.00Medium
7/30/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$164.00 ➝ $170.00Low
7/27/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$180.00 ➝ $184.00Low
7/18/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated Rating$165.03$194.00Low
7/17/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$164.00Low
7/11/2018CitigroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$177.00 ➝ $189.00Medium
6/15/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$179.00 ➝ $180.00Medium
4/30/2018CitigroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$163.00 ➝ $177.00Low
4/27/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$179.00Medium
4/10/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$188.00 ➝ $163.00Low
3/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$159.00Medium
1/26/2018SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$185.00Medium
1/26/2018BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$160.00 ➝ $170.00Low
1/26/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$188.00Medium
1/23/2018Raymond JamesReiterated RatingStrong-Buy ➝ OutperformLow
1/23/2018UBS GroupDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ OutperformLow
12/19/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$155.00 ➝ $175.00Low
12/15/2017UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$176.00Low
12/11/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet TargetBuy$186.00Low
11/17/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$145.00 ➝ $172.00N/A
11/13/2017ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$171.00N/A
11/7/2017Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Target$155.00 ➝ $175.00N/A
10/30/2017CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$137.00 ➝ $168.00N/A
10/27/2017UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $160.00N/A
10/27/2017BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$140.00 ➝ $160.00N/A
10/27/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$162.00N/A
10/19/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$162.00N/A
9/7/2017Susquehanna BancsharesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Positive$131.00 ➝ $155.00Low
9/7/2017UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ PositiveLow
9/3/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
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News Sentiment Rating

0.29 (Hold)

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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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: $13.19
Low: $12.84
High: $13.23

50 Day Range

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

52 Week Range

Now: $13.19
Low: $140.00
High: $169.75

Volume

162,956 shs

Average Volume

137,806 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.55 billion

P/E Ratio

62.81

Dividend Yield

0.92%

Beta

N/A

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: JPMorgan Chase & Co., Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Stephens, and UBS Group AG.
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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 $15.50, suggesting a possible upside of 17.5%. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods has the highest price target set, predicting PX will reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $13.00 for Praxair in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Praxair?

Praxair currently has 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe PX will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Praxair.
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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.