NYSE:BAX - Baxter International Stock Price, News & Analysis

$86.97
+1.19 (+1.39 %)
(As of 08/18/2019 05:43 AM ET)
Today's Range
$85.45
Now: $86.97
$87.41
50-Day Range
$81.24
MA: $83.63
$87.5550
52-Week Range
$61.05
Now: $86.97
$88.28
Volume1.57 million shs
Average Volume2.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$44.40 billion
P/E Ratio26.56
Dividend Yield1.03%
Beta1
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.13 billion
Cash Flow$4.6708 per share
Book Value$15.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.62 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees50,000
Market Cap$44.40 billion
Next Earnings Date10/30/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Baxter International (NYSE:BAX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Baxter International's stock symbol?

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

How often does Baxter International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Baxter International?

Baxter International announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Tuesday, October 1st. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 29th. View Baxter International's Dividend History.

How will Baxter International's stock buyback program work?

Baxter International declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, November 13th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 6.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Baxter International's earnings last quarter?

Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 25th. The medical instruments supplier reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.08. The medical instruments supplier had revenue of $2.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.80 billion. Baxter International had a return on equity of 21.21% and a net margin of 14.28%. The business's revenue was down .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.77 EPS. View Baxter International's Earnings History.

When is Baxter International's next earnings date?

Baxter International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Baxter International.

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

Baxter International issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.34-3.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.33. The company issued revenue guidance of $11.24-11.35 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.23 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BAX?

15 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Baxter International's shares. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Baxter International's stock price to reach $85.2143 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Baxter International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Baxter International?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Baxter International in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Baxter International.

Has Baxter International been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BAX stock have trended negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Baxter International earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the medical instruments supplier a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Baxter International.

Are investors shorting Baxter International?

Baxter International saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,295,200 shares, a drop of 14.7% from the June 30th total of 5,038,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,300,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Baxter International's Current Options Chain.

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), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Micron Technology (MU), Honeywell International (HON), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE) and Allergan (AGN).

Who are Baxter International's key executives?

Baxter International's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Baxter International's major shareholders?

Baxter International's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.95%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.28%), Third Point LLC (4.50%), Morgan Stanley (3.36%), Northern Trust Corp (1.72%) and Veritas Asset Management LLP (1.54%). Company insiders that own Baxter International stock include Brik V Eyre, Carole J Shapazian, Giuseppe Accogli, Jacqueline Kunzler, James R Gavin III, Jeanne K Mason, John D Forsyth, Peter S Hellman, Scott Pleau, Third Point Llc and Thomas T Stallkamp. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Baxter International.

Which major investors are selling Baxter International stock?

BAX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Third Point LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, AQR Capital Management LLC, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Schroder Investment Management Group, Vanguard Group Inc., Anchor Capital Advisors LLC and Eaton Vance Management. Company insiders that have sold Baxter International company stock in the last year include Carole J Shapazian, Giuseppe Accogli, Jacqueline Kunzler, Jeanne K Mason, John D Forsyth, Peter S Hellman, Scott Pleau, Third Point Llc and Thomas T Stallkamp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Baxter International.

Which major investors are buying Baxter International stock?

BAX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Prudential PLC, Prudential Financial Inc., First Trust Advisors LP and Investec Asset Management LTD. View Insider Buying and Selling for Baxter International.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Baxter International's stock price today?

One share of BAX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.97.

How big of a company is Baxter International?

Baxter International has a market capitalization of $44.40 billion and generates $11.13 billion in revenue each year. The medical instruments supplier earns $1.62 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.05 on an earnings per share basis. Baxter International employs 50,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Baxter International.

What is Baxter International's official website?

The official website for Baxter International is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Baxter International (NYSE BAX)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  608 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  536 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,144
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This page was last updated on 8/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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