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NYSE:BAX

Baxter International Stock Forecast, Price & News

$80.42
+1.33 (+1.68 %)
(As of 09/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$79.03
Now: $80.42
$81.20
50-Day Range
$78.33
MA: $82.79
$87.07
52-Week Range
$69.10
Now: $80.42
$95.19
Volume3.06 million shs
Average Volume3.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.71 billion
P/E Ratio24.30
Dividend Yield1.24%
Beta0.79
Baxter International Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops and provides a portfolio of healthcare products. The company operates through North and South America; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Asia-Pacific segments. The company offers peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis, and additional dialysis therapies and services; renal replacement therapies and other organ support therapies focused in the intensive care unit; sterile intravenous (IV) solutions, IV therapies, infusion pumps, administration sets, and drug reconstitution devices; and parenteral nutrition therapies. It also provides biological products and medical devices, and surgical hemostat and sealant products used in surgical procedures for hemostasis, tissue sealing, and adhesion prevention; premixed and oncology drug platforms, inhaled anesthesia and critical care products, and pharmacy compounding services; and generic injectable pharmaceuticals. Its products are used in hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors' offices, and by patients at home under physician supervision. The company sells its products through direct sales force, as well as through independent distributors, drug wholesalers, and specialty pharmacy or other alternate site providers in approximately 100 countries. It has an agreement with Celerity Pharmaceutical, LLC to develop acute care generic injectable premix and oncolytic molecules. Baxter International Inc. was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.00 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Surgical & medical instruments
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment
SectorMedical
CUSIP07181310
Phone224-948-2000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.36 billion
Cash Flow$5.02 per share
Book Value$15.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.00 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees50,000
Market Cap$40.71 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$80.42
+1.33 (+1.68 %)
(As of 09/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Baxter International (NYSE:BAX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Baxter International's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Baxter International's stock was trading at $77.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BAX stock has increased by 3.1% and is now trading at $80.42.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Baxter International?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Baxter International in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Baxter International's next earnings date?

Baxter International is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How can I listen to Baxter International's earnings call?

Baxter International will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Baxter International's earnings last quarter?

Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The medical instruments supplier reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.07. The medical instruments supplier had revenue of $2.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.86 billion. Baxter International had a return on equity of 20.75% and a net margin of 8.10%. The business's revenue was down 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.89 earnings per share.
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How often does Baxter International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Baxter International?

Baxter International declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 14th. Investors of record on Monday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.245 per share on Thursday, October 1st. This represents a $0.98 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 28th.
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How will Baxter International's stock buyback program work?

Baxter International announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Tuesday, November 13th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 6.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Baxter International issued on next quarter's earnings?

Baxter International issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.00-3.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.31. The company issued revenue guidance of (1%) - 1% to $11.6-11.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.71 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BAX?

18 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Baxter International's stock. Their forecasts range from $84.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate Baxter International's share price to reach $96.94 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Baxter International?

Baxter International saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,260,000 shares, an increase of 36.6% from the August 31st total of 3,850,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,140,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Baxter International's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Baxter International own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Baxter International investors own include CA (CA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Honeywell International (HON), Intel (INTC), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Procter & Gamble (PG), Verizon Communications (VZ) and AT&T (T).

Who are Baxter International's key executives?

Baxter International's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. José E. Almeida, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. James K. Saccaro, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Sean Martin, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Mr. Giuseppe Accogli, Sr. VP & Pres of Americas (Age 48)
  • Mr. Scott Pleau, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 53)

What is Baxter International's stock symbol?

Baxter International trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BAX."

How do I buy shares of Baxter International?

Shares of BAX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Baxter International's stock price today?

One share of BAX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.42.

How big of a company is Baxter International?

Baxter International has a market capitalization of $40.71 billion and generates $11.36 billion in revenue each year. The medical instruments supplier earns $1.00 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.31 on an earnings per share basis. Baxter International employs 50,000 workers across the globe.

What is Baxter International's official website?

The official website for Baxter International is www.baxter.com.

How can I contact Baxter International?

Baxter International's mailing address is One Baxter Parkway DF2-1W, Deerfield IL, 60015. The medical instruments supplier can be reached via phone at 224-948-2000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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