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How has Baxter International Inc.:(NYSE:BAX) performed recently?

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 24896.49. It is in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 6.86, a forward P/E of 23.77 and EPS of 6.61. At a stock price of 45.31 (-0.31%) it has a dividend yield of 1.15%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -21.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by -79.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 16.36% and more long-term 11.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 686.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -4.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -1.20%.

For performance, Baxter International Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 6.99%. For the last month performance for Baxter International Inc. is 4.21%. While the last quarter is 10.01% and half year, 22.62%. Finally for the year, performance is 20.55%.

The 52-week high for Baxter International Inc., is at -3.20%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 42.07%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.34% and 15.80% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.62%, and for the month it is 1.52%. Baxter International Inc., has a target price of 48.55.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.23, and for total debt/equity Baxter International Inc. has 0.37. The gross margin is 41.00%, while operating margin is *TBA, the profit margin is *TBA. The current ratio is 2.1 and the quick ratio is 1.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 86.00%. Baxter International Inc. has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 549.47. The shares float is 549.47, with the float short at 7.88%, with short ratio coming to 4.17.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Baxter International Inc., get *TBA, with its returns on investment at 3.40%. Return on equity is *TBA. So will the investors see the target price of 48.55, reached soon?

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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