Praxair, Inc. reports Q2 net income of $480m, diluted earnings per share of $1.65 and makes big leaps with Linde merger.
Air Liquide has reported consolidated revenue in 2017 of €20,349m ($25,200m), an increase of 12.2% compared with 2016. The total includes a full year of Airgas sales. On a comparable basis, group revenue rose 2.9%.
Praxair, Inc. has reported fourth-quarter net income of $33m and diluted earnings per share of $0.11. These results include transaction costs of $14m after-tax related to the proposed merger with Linde AG and a net income tax charge of $394m related to the US.