Praxair Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  158.19
 Dividend  3.31
 Earnings  5.88
 Cash-flow  10.62
 Book value  20.81
 Equity  19.22

Praxair is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. Praxair is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Praxair paid a total dividend of 950 million USD last year, for a market value of 45,401 millions (Market Cap 45,352 millions). Dividend per share of Praxair is 3.31 USD, and his stock market price 158.19 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Praxair has a dividend yield of 2.09%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Praxair dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Praxair

Praxair Dividend Payout

About the ability of Praxair to maintain his current dividend of USD 3.31 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.09%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Praxair payout on ernings is currently 56.29%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.54% and 38.29% respectively. Both figures show that Praxair can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Praxair is USD 10.62 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.31, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Praxair, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

Praxair payout

Praxair Stock performance

Finally, last moth Praxair showed a return of -5.60% compared to a worldwide -0.46% average, and a -1.82% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 20.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.96%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Chemicals firms.

Praxair stock and market return

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