Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 250 company with 2015 sales of $11 billion, is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace,chemicals,food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and many others.
Company Growth (employees)
Danbury, US
Size (employees)
26,498 (est)
Praxair was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Danbury, US

Key People at Praxair

Eduardo Menezes

Eduardo Menezes

Executive Vice President
Scott Telesz

Scott Telesz

Executive Vice President
Steve Angel

Steve Angel

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Matthew White

Matthew White

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Praxair Office Locations

Praxair has offices in Danbury, Lawrence, Midland, Philadelphia and in 115 other locations
Danbury, US (HQ)
10 Riverview Dr

Praxair Metrics

Praxair Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$10.5 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$1.5 b

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$35.6 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$524 m
Praxair's current market capitalization is $35.6 b.
Praxair's revenue was reported to be $10.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 2% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$11.9 b$12.3 b$10.8 b$10.5 b

Revenue growth, %



$2.6 b$2.6 b$2.3 b$2.2 b

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

$1.8 b$1.7 b$1.6 b$1.5 b
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$138 m$126 m$147 m$524 m

Accounts Receivable

$1.6 b$1.6 b


$506 m$551 m$531 m$550 m

Current Assets

$2.9 b$2.8 b$2.6 b$2.9 b


$3.2 b$3.1 b$3 b$3.1 b

Total Assets

$20.3 b$19.8 b$18.3 b$19.3 b

Accounts Payable

$921 m$864 m$791 m$906 m

Total Debt

$8 b$8.7 b$9 b$9.1 b

Current Liabilities

$2.7 b$2.5 b$1.9 b$2.5 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$4 b$4 b$4 b$4.1 b

Retained Earnings

$10.5 b$11.5 b$12.2 b$12.9 b

Total Equity

$7 b$6 b$4.8 b$5.4 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.1 x1.4 x1.9 x1.7 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.4 x0.4 x0.5 x0.5 x

Financial Leverage

2.9 x3.3 x3.8 x3.6 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$1.8 b$1.7 b$1.6 b$1.5 b

Accounts Receivable

($84 m)($80 m)$1 m($33 m)


($54 m)($42 m)($23 m)($13 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$2.9 b$2.9 b$2.7 b$2.8 b

Capital Expenditures

($2 b)($1.7 b)($1.5 b)($1.5 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

($3.2 b)($1.8 b)($1.3 b)($1.8 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

$328 m($1 b)($1.3 b)($643 m)

Income Taxes Paid

$532 m$606 m$420 m$585 m

Free Cash Flow

$4.9 b$4.6 b$4.2 b$4.2 b

Praxair Market Value History

Praxair Median Salaries

Source: 188 public H-1B filings from Praxair

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