DANBURY, Conn. August 2, 2017 – As a result of recent NYSE rule changes relating to how ex-dividend dates are determined, the ex-dividend date in the third sentence of the press release dated July 27, 2017, should be September 7, 2017 instead of September 6, 2017.
The release now reads:
Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2017
The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 78.75 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2017, to shareholders of record on September 8, 2017. The ex-dividend date is September 7, 2017.
Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company with 2016 sales of $11 billion, is a leading industrial gas 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, primary metals and many others. More information about Praxair, Inc. is available at www.praxair.com.
Director, Investor Relations