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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) which is in the industry Medical Instruments & Supplies, gaining -0.60% today. In the last week its performance is -0.96%, and 7.25% for the past quarter. Currently, Baxter International Inc., BAX has a target price of 48.6, so today’s gain of -0.60% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.15%.

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), has a market cap of 25459.32, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 90.30%.

At the current price of 46.04, it has a dividend yield of 1.12%, and its target price is 48.6. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.37. Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) has a P/E of 7.01, as well as a forward P/E of 24.46.

With a current EPS of 6.61, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 15.42%,Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -21.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.60%.

Performance for the year is 23.47%. Since its IPO date on 10/27/1981, the total performance to date is 22.13%.

Volume today for Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), is 726805, while its average volume is 9748. Whilst the total gain today was -0.60%, it did have a day high of -2.50%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.33%, and 1.57% for the month. The 52-week low for Baxter International Inc., BAX has been 44.35%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.50%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 3.40%, and its return on assets is *TBA. Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -1.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Baxter International Inc., BAX is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.23, and has a current ratio of 2.1 and 1.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Baxter International Inc.? Well its PEG is 0.6, and the P/S is 2.56, along with a P/B of 2.82. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.39.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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