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PX

Praxair

$119.65

0.96 (0.81%)

, LNEGY

Linde

$15.91

-0.23 (-1.43%)

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Praxair approached Linde about restarting tie-up talks, WSJ reports

Praxair (PX) has approached Linde (LNEGY) in an effort to restart talks over a potential tie-up that would create a $60B industrial-gas giant, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing people familiar with the matter. Negotiations could start soon just two months after prior talks fell through, the report says. Linde might not agree to restart talks, and a deal is by no means guaranteed, the report notes. The original efforts stalled partially because Linde did not like the plan to move the combined entity's European headquarters to the U.S., the report notes. Reference Link

PX

Praxair

$119.65

0.96 (0.81%)

LNEGY

Linde

$15.91

-0.23 (-1.43%)

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PX Praxair
$119.65

0.96 (0.81%)

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03/24/16
NO CHANGE
Target $117
FBCO
Neutral
Praxair assumed with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Christopher Parkinson assumed coverage on Praxair with a Neutral rating and increased the price target to $117 from $107.
04/04/16
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04/04/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $120
DBAB
Hold
Praxair downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst David Begleiter downgraded Praxair to Hold but raised his price target for the shares to $120 from $114.
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JEFF
08/16/16
NO CHANGE
Target $140
JEFF
Buy
Jefferies sees 20% probability of Praxair, Linde merger
Following the Wall Street Journal's report last night, Jefferies analyst Laurence Alexander pegs a potential merger between Praxair (PX) and Linde (LNEGY) at 20%. The analyst estimates Praxair could pay a 26% control premium, 50% equity, and still achieve an 8% return on invested capital in the third year and improve free cash flow per share by $1.70. Alexander has a Buy rating on Praxair with a $140 price target.
LNEGY Linde
$15.91

-0.23 (-1.43%)

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Linde upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi
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Sell
Linde downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi

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