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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 1.46% today. In the last week its performance is 2.23%, and 3.20% for the past quarter. Currently, Baxter International Inc., BAX has a target price of 50.95, so today’s gain of 1.46% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.87%.

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), has a market cap of 26287.86, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 87.00%.

At the current price of 48.06, it has a dividend yield of 1.08%, and its target price is 50.95. This is with a profit margin of 47.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.37. Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) has a P/E of 5.55, as well as a forward P/E of 24.36.

With a current EPS of 8.66, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 14.44%,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 12.80%.

Performance for the year is 42.93%. Since its IPO date on 10/27/1981, the total performance to date is 27.07%.

Volume today for Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), is 2715500, while its average volume is 3787.84. Whilst the total gain today was 1.46%, it did have a day high of -2.62%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.53%, and 1.44% for the month. The 52-week low for Baxter International Inc., BAX has been 43.95%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.62%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 3.40%, and its return on assets is 25.80%. Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) has an operating margin of -13.50%. With a sales growth of 4.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Baxter International Inc., BAX is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.25, and has a current ratio of 1.8 and 1.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Baxter International Inc.? Well its PEG is 0.43, and the P/S is 2.62, along with a P/B of 3.09. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 10.

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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