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Praxair (px) Stock Research

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Company Description: Praxair, Inc. produces and sells industrial (including atmospheric gases: oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases; carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene). It designs, engineers, and builds equipment to produce industrial gases. An additional endeavor, is the supply of surface coatings, including wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings, and powders to a variety of industrial customer. Praxair also manufactures electric arc, plasma, and high velocity oxygen fuel spray equipment, as well as arc and flame wire equipment for industries such as healthcare and computer-chip manufacturers. Update

Market Research Update

Material Industry Research & Analysis: The materials industry includes companies whose sales originate from the mining, acquisition and sale of physical substances for manufacturing-related purposes. Material Trading Strategy: The materials industry tends to be sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued material investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell material investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. Material stocks quickly increase at the conclusion of a recession, because materials are the primary input for the industrial sector. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase material investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . Praxair is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Praxair's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise.

Strategy: Praxair has a narrow focus that serves a particular customer niche with either a unique product or with a low cost advantage over competitors. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

Praxair has consistent operating results. This lowers the risk that Praxair will suddenly have difficulty and it increases investor confidence in the value they place on each share.

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