IHS Chemical Week

People & Business :: Companies

Industrial Gases Makers Post Strong Fourth-Quarter Results

8:09 AM MST | January 23, 2008 | Kerri Walsh

U.S. industrial gases producers had a strong first quarter, and beat analysts’ earnings estimates. Praxair reported net income up 17%, to $316 million (98 cts/share), on sales up 19%, to $2.5 billion. The consensus of analysts’ estimates as reported by First Call (Boston) was 98 cts/share. The energy and manufacturing markets drove sales growth, Praxair says. Volume growth in North America improved to 5% from 2% in the third quarter. Praxair says it expects full-year 2008 earnings of $4.00-$4.20/share. First Call’s consensus estimate is $4.17/share. Air...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2012 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa