Baxter International Inc. (BAX): Price and Financial Metrics

Baxter International Inc. (BAX): $77.35

-0.03 (-0.04%)

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  • BAX scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 90.05% of US stocks.
  • BAX's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • BAX's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 15.14% of US stocks).

BAX Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $41,188,606,747, Baxter International Inc has a greater market value than 93.69% of US stocks.
  • BAX's went public 35.6 years ago, making it older than 92.76% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of Baxter International Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 0.79% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Baxter International Inc are A, TEL, CTAS, ZBH, and EFX.
  • BAX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Baxter International Inc's official web site, go to

BAX Valuation Summary

  • BAX's price/sales ratio is 3.5; this is 2.78% lower than that of the median Healthcare stock.
  • BAX's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 0.9 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, BAX's price/earnings ratio has gone down 2.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BAX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BAX 2019-06-21 3.8 5.5 26.6 26.5
BAX 2019-05-21 3.5 5.0 24.3 24.4
BAX 2015-11-18 1.4 2.7 12.1 12.0
BAX 2015-04-01 2.2 4.5 14.7 13.7
BAX 2014-08-13 2.5 4.7 20.9 17.9
BAX 2010-06-18 2.0 3.9 15.4 11.9

BAX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BAX, see our BAX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $94.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.59 (Moderate Buy)

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BAX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $77.35 52-week high $88.32
Prev. close $77.38 52-week low $74.79
Day low $76.39 Volume 7,506,600
Day high $78.00 Avg. volume 2,715,497
50-day MA $81.43 Dividend yield 1.45%
200-day MA $80.87 Market Cap 38.90B

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) Company Bio

Baxter International provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis, sterile IV solutions, infusion systems and devices, parenteral nutrition, biosurgery products and anesthetics, and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company was founded in 1931 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

BAX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$77.35$26.14 -69%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for BAX, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Baxter International Inc ranked in the 26th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Baxter International Inc, consider:

  • BAX's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 28.99% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 9. This value is greater than merely 23.87% stocks in the Healthcare sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

HSIC, PBYI, MTD, RMD, and TFX can be thought of as valuation peers to BAX, in the sense that they are in the Healthcare sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest BAX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Baxter International Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BAX as an investment opportunity.

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The MarketInsightsReports has published the obtainability of a new statistical data to its repository titled as, Gas Expansion Thermostats market. The comprehensive report provides useful insights into Market growth, revenue, and market trends, in order to enable readers to gauge

OpenPR | July 29, 2021

Why Hill-Rom Stock Jumped 13% This Week

Shares of hospital bed maker Hill-Rom Holdings (NYSE: HRC) have strong momentum heading into the weekend -- and heading into earnings. On Wednesday, shares of Hill-Rom surged past $132 -- a gain of more than 7% -- on reports that the company had rejected an offer from Baxter International (NYSE: BAX) to buy the company for $144 a share. Baxter's (reported) offer to buy Hill-Rom for $144 was certainly part of the reason why the stock surged this week.

Yahoo | July 29, 2021

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BAX Price Returns

1-mo -5.39%
3-mo -10.31%
6-mo 1.75%
1-year -9.32%
3-year 10.76%
5-year 68.55%
YTD -2.97%
2020 -2.95%
2019 28.40%
2018 2.89%
2017 47.30%
2016 17.58%

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