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PX

Praxair

$122.18

3.49 (2.94%)

, LNEGY

Linde

$16.88

0.97 (6.10%)

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Linde's board could discuss Praxair proposal on December 7, Reuters reports

Linde's (LNEGY) board could discuss Praxair's (PX) latest merger proposal on December 7, at a regular meeting, Reuters reports, citing a person familiar with the matter. The companies abandoned talks for a tie-up in September, but a second source says Praxair's latest approach addresses the core issues that had caused the first merger talks to collapse. Reference Link

PX

Praxair

$122.18

3.49 (2.94%)

LNEGY

Linde

$16.88

0.97 (6.10%)

PX Praxair
$122.18

3.49 (2.94%)

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DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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03/24/16
FBCO
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
DBAB
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.
08/16/16
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
$16.88

0.97 (6.10%)

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SBSH
Neutral
Linde upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi
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SBSH
09/13/16
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SBSH
Sell
Linde downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi

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