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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 0.22% today. In the last week its performance is 6.02%, and 9.26% for the past quarter. Currently, Baxter International Inc., BAX has a target price of 48.55, so today’s gain of 0.22% 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 25270.13, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 86.00%.

At the current price of 46.09, it has a dividend yield of 1.13%, and its target price is 48.55. 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 6.96, as well as a forward P/E of 24.13.

With a current EPS of 6.61, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 16.36%,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 25.43%. Since its IPO date on 10/27/1981, the total performance to date is 21.26%.

Volume today for Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), is 555454, while its average volume is 10386.91. Whilst the total gain today was 0.22%, it did have a day high of -1.54%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.60%, and 1.58% for the month. The 52-week low for Baxter International Inc., BAX has been 44.51%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.54%.

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 2.54, along with a P/B of 2.8. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.34.

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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