Historical Quarterly Stock Prices

Historical Quarterly Stock Prices

Market Price Trading High Trading Low Close
2006      
First Quarter $57.44 $50.65
$55.15
Second Quarter $57.60 $50.76 $54.00
Third Quarter $60.08 $51.60 $59.16
Fourth Quarter $63.70 $57.20 $59.33
2005      
First Quarter $48.50 $41.06 $47.86
Second Quarter $49.42 $43.48 $46.60
Third Quarter $51.74 $44.55 $47.93
Fourth Quarter $54.31 $45.80 $52.96
2004      
First Quarter $38.76 $34.52 $37.12
Second Quarter $40.14 $34.80 $39.91
Third Quarter $43.01 $37.59 $42.74
Fourth Quarter $46.25 $40.73 $44.15
2003      
First Quarter $30.07 $25.02 $28.18
Second Quarter $31.95 $27.95 $30.05
Third Quarter $32.90 $29.34 $30.98
Fourth Quarter $38.26 $31.15 $38.20
2002      
First Quarter $30.56 $23.98 $29.90
Second Quarter $30.20 $25.75 $28.49
Third Quarter $29.20 $22.28 $25.56
Fourth Quarter $29.75 $24.59 $28.89

On October 28, 2003, Praxair's Board of Directors declared a two-for-one split of the Company's common stock, in the form of a stock dividend. As a result of the stock split, shareholders of record on December 5, 2003, were entitled to receive an additional common share for every share held on the record date. The additional shares were distributed on December 15, 2003. Dividend amounts for the 2003 fourth quarter and prior quarter have been adjusted to reflect the stock split.