Baxter International Company Profile (NYSE:BAX)

About Baxter International

Baxter International logoBaxter International Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile intravenous (IV) solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; biosurgery products and anesthetics, and pharmacy automation, software and services. The Company operates through two segments: Hospital Products and Renal. Its Hospital Products business manufactures IV solutions and administration sets, premixed drugs and drug-reconstitution systems, pre-filled vials and syringes for injectable drugs, IV nutrition products, infusion pumps, inhalation anesthetics, and biosurgery products. The business also provides products and services related to pharmacy compounding, and drug formulation. The Renal business provides products and services to treat end-stage renal disease, or irreversible kidney failure and acute kidney injuries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Medical Instruments & Supplies
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Equipment
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BAX
  • CUSIP: 07181310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $48.20
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $47.26
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $44.81
  • 52-Week Range: $543,887,000.00 - $32.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 5.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.11
  • P/E Growth: 2.11
  • Market Cap: $25.83B
  • Outstanding Shares: 543,887,000
  • Beta: 0.64
  • Net Margins: 47.74%
  • Return on Equity: 10.70%
  • Return on Assets: 4.92%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.25%
  • Current Ratio: 1.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.41%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Baxter International (NYSE:BAX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $47.73 (0.50% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Baxter International (NYSE:BAX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/15/2016Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageOverweight$52.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/27/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$45.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$47.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$47.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/13/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$60.00View Rating Details
5/17/2016Leerink SwannUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
5/10/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/10/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$43.00View Rating Details
5/8/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
5/4/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$51.00View Rating Details
10/28/2015Cowen and CompanyLower Price Target$74.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
7/31/2015S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeHold$42.00View Rating Details
7/13/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$66.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
7/2/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/6/2014ING GroupReiterated RatingBuy$84.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Baxter International (NYSE:BAX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/26/2016Q216$0.40$0.46$2.51 billion$2.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116$0.29$0.36$2.35 billion$2.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q415$0.32$0.43$2.55 billion$2.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.29$0.41$2.46 billion$2.49 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.94$1.00$2.40 billion$3.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.88$1.00$3.70 billion$3.76 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$1.32$1.34$4.37 billion$4.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2014Q314$1.30$1.31$4.21 billion$4.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$1.22$1.26$4.12 billion$4.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/17/2014Q114$1.09$1.19$3.88 billion$3.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q413$1.25$1.26$4.25 billion$4.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$1.19$1.19$3.82 billion$3.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$1.13$1.16$3.70 billion$3.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013$1.04$1.05$3.49 billion$3.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012$1.26$1.26$3.72 billion$3.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2012$1.14$1.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$1.11$1.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$1.00$1.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$1.17$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011$1.08$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$1.02$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.93$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$1.10$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Baxter International (NYSE:BAX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.73 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.97 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.28$0.29$0.29
Q2 20163$0.36$0.39$0.38
Q3 20162$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q4 20162$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q1 20174$0.38$0.45$0.41
Q2 20172$0.48$0.49$0.49
Q3 20172$0.49$0.50$0.50
Q4 20172$0.51$0.53$0.52
Q1 20181$0.50$0.50$0.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Baxter International (NYSE:BAX)
Annual Dividend:$0.52
Dividend Yield:1.09%
Dividend Growth:4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:5.99% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
30.06% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
26.40% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Baxter International (NYSE:BAX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Baxter International (NYSE:BAX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.08%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.79%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/23/2016Jose E AlmeidaCEOBuy11,691$42.75$499,790.25View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016John D ForsythDirectorSell1,887$44.38$83,745.06View SEC Filing  
4/4/2016John D ForsythDirectorSell1,887$41.75$78,782.25View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016James R Gavin IIIDirectorSell5,660$40.34$228,324.40View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Peter S. HellmanDirectorSell5,660$38.35$217,061.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Kornelis J. StormDirectorSell5,660$35.98$203,646.80View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Carole J ShapazianDirectorSell1,533$67.68$103,753.44View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015James R Gavin IIIDirectorSell4,830$71.06$343,219.80View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014Carole J ShapazianDirectorSell1,645$76.98$126,632.10View SEC Filing  
7/24/2014Thomas T StallkampDirectorSell8,300$76.82$637,606.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2014Ludwig HantsonVPSell24,693$76.00$1,876,668.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Carole ShapazianDirectorSell5,680$75.28$427,590.40View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014Kees StormDirectorSell5,760$72.45$417,312.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Blake DevittDirectorSell4,334$73.12$316,902.08View SEC Filing  
3/27/2014Sebastian BufalinoVPSell21,600$75.10$1,622,160.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Carole ShapazianDirectorSell1,941$71.58$138,936.78View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Robert L Parkinson JrCEOSell725,750$73.33$53,219,247.50View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013David P ScharfVPSell55,438$73.79$4,090,770.02View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013James R Gavin IIIDirectorSell5,760$72.82$419,443.20View SEC Filing  
7/24/2013Carole J ShapazianDirectorSell4,320$73.58$317,865.60View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Robert J HombachCFOSell47,452$73.95$3,509,075.40View SEC Filing  
7/16/2013Phillip L BatchelorVPSell5,850$73.00$427,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Blake E DevittDirectorSell1,000$72.34$72,340.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Sebastian J BufalinoVPSell24,000$73.75$1,770,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Robert M DavisVPSell130,800$73.00$9,548,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2012Michael J BaughmanVPSell11,500$61.00$701,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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