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									               Praxair, Inc. (PX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDCT10699FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: JUN 2013

          39 Old Ridgebury Road                              Phone              +1 203 8372000                  Revenue          11,224 (million USD)
          Danbury, CT                                        Fax                                                Net Profit       1,692 (million USD)
          06810-5113                                         Website            www.praxair.com                 Employees        26,539
                                                                                PX [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Clean Technology
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Praxair, Inc. (Praxair) is a producer and supplier of industrial gases. The company mainly offers atmospheric gases and process
       gases. It also designs and builds equipment that produces industrial gases for internal use and external sale. Praxair provides
       support services such as remote plant monitoring, leak detection, mechanical cleaning and mobile nitrogen pumping services. It
       caters its products to approximately 25 industries including aerospace, food and beverage, healthcare, semiconductor, chemicals,
       refining, waste management, utilities, renewable energy, and ore and gas production.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                       Name                                Title                      Praxair, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Stephen F. Angel                    Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Edward G. Galante                   Director
                                                                                      Broad Gas Portfolio                    High Level of Debt
         Claire W. Gargalli                  Director
                                                                                      Wide Geographic Presence
         Ira D. Hall                         Director
         Larry D. Mcvay                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Rising Demand of Industrial            Increasing Competition
       Share Data                                                                     Gases
                                                                                                                             Government Regulations
         Praxair, Inc.
                                                                                      New Contracts
        Share Price (USD) as on 07-Jun-                               114.21
        2013
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (USD)                                                        5.61        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million USD)                                      33,778
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                42,953
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     296
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Apr 24, 2013         Praxair Reports Revenue Of $2.9 Billion In Q1
                                                                                                           2013
                                                                                      Apr 19, 2013         Praxair And ro Energy Implement Patented
                                                                                                           CONOx Technology In Ardmore Refinery FCC
                                                                                                           Unit
                                                                                      Jan 23, 2013         Praxair Reports Revenue Of $11.2 Billion In
                                                                                                           2012
                                                                                      Oct 24, 2012         Praxair Reports Revenue Of $2.8 Billion In Q3
                                                                                                           2012
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary                 Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       Research, GlobalData                                                          GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Praxair, Inc. - Key Facts ..................................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Praxair, Inc. - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................................ 6
       Praxair, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies .......................................................................................................................................... 8
       Praxair, Inc. - Major Products and Services ....................................................................................................................................... 9
       Praxair, Inc. - History ........................................................................................................................................................................ 11
       Praxair, Inc. - Company Statement .................................................................................................................................................. 16
       Praxair, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................................ 17
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Joint Venture................................................................................................................................................................................. 18
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 19
       Praxair, Inc. - Business Description.................................................................................................................................................. 19
       Praxair, Inc. - SWOT Analysis .......................................................................................................................................................... 21
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 21
          Praxair, Inc. - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................ 21
             Strength - Broad Gas Portfolio .................................................................................................................................................. 21
             Strength - Wide Geographic Presence ...................................................................................................................................... 21
             Strength - Technology ............................................................................................................................................................... 21
          Praxair, Inc. - Weaknesses ........................................................................................................................................................... 22
             Weakness - High Level of Debt ................................................................................................................................................. 22
          Praxair, Inc. - Opportunities .......................................................................................................................................................... 22
             Opportunity - Rising Demand of Industrial Gases ..................................................................................................................... 22
             Opportunity - New Contracts ..................................................................................................................................................... 22
             Opportunity - Strategic Business Expansion Initiatives ............................................................................................................. 22
          Praxair, Inc. - Threats ................................................................................................................................................................... 23
             Threat - Increasing Competition ................................................................................................................................................ 23
             Threat - Government Regulations ............................................................................................................................................. 23
             Threat - Availability and Costs of Raw Materials and Energy .................................................................................................... 23
       Praxair, Inc. - Key Competitors......................................................................................................................................................... 25
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 26
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 26
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 26
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 28
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 28
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 29
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 30
       Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances ........................................................................................ 31
          Praxair, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013.......................................................................................................... 31
          Praxair, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 ......................................................................................................... 32
          Praxair, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 ............................................................................................ 33
          Praxair, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013............................................................................................ 34



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          Praxair, Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 ............................................................................................................... 35
          Praxair, Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 .............................................................................................................. 36
       Praxair, Inc., Recent Deals Summary .............................................................................................................................................. 37
       Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 38
          Praxair, Inc., Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................................. 38
             Apr 24, 2013: Praxair Reports Revenue Of $2.9 Billion In Q1 2013.......................................................................................... 38
             Apr 19, 2013: Praxair And ro Energy Implement Patented CONOx Technology In Ardmore Refinery FCC Unit ...................... 39
             Jan 23, 2013: Praxair Reports Revenue Of $11.2 Billion In 2012 ............................................................................................. 39
             Oct 24, 2012: Praxair Reports Revenue Of $2.8 Billion In Q3 2012.......................................................................................... 40
             Oct 22, 2012: Praxair China Signs Contract With Oxiranchem Yangzhou ................................................................................ 41
             Oct 16, 2012: Pennsylvania State University Secures $10m USDA Grant To Develop Next-generation Biofuels .................... 41
             Jul 25, 2012: Praxair Rep
								
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