Today’s top gainers include the company Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) which is in the industry Medical Instruments & Supplies, gaining 0.22% today. In the last week its performance is -1.63%, and 5.55% for the past quarter. Currently, Baxter International Inc., BAX has a target price of 50.25, so today’s gain of 0.22% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.43%.
Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), has a market cap of 25361.44, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 87.50%.
At the current price of 46.28, it has a dividend yield of 1.12%, and its target price is 50.25. 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 5.34, as well as a forward P/E of 23.5.
With a current EPS of 8.66, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 14.21%,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 12.63%.
Performance for the year is 26.38%. Since its IPO date on 10/27/1981, the total performance to date is 22.37%.
Volume today for Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), is 3073900, while its average volume is 3867.83. Whilst the total gain today was 0.22%, it did have a day high of -6.23%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.28%, and 1.24% for the month. The 52-week low for Baxter International Inc., BAX has been 45.51%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.23%.
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 0.42, and the P/S is 2.52, along with a P/B of 2.98. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.64.