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Today’s Top Gainers: Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX)

The top gainers for today include Praxair, Inc. PX from the sector Basic Materials with a gain of 0.23%. The price is $ 118.32, at present and the target price is $ 1.6.

The weekly performance for Praxair, Inc. is -1.05%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.  

The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently 8.87%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is -4.20%

The simple 20 day moving average is up by 0.07% and the 52-week low is 13.44%.

The monthly and quarterly performance for Praxair, Inc. is not as bright as it currently stands at 0.00% and 1.87%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.

Praxair, Inc. has a total market capitalization of 33754.33 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets –  illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 7.70%. It has a dividend yield of 2.66% while the payout ratio is 57.10%.

Praxair, Inc. has a gross margin of 44.40% and an operating margin of 21.20%. The net profit margin stands at 14.20%.

The weekly volatility is 1.03% and the monthly volatility is 1.32%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.

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