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.