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

Baxter International Inc. (BAX)

Today's Latest Price: $81.19 USD

0.63 (-0.77%)

Updated Oct 19 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 142 in Medical - Devices & Equipment

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BAX Stock Summary

  • BAX has a higher market value than 95.12% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $41,419,880,312.
  • Baxter International Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.91% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, BAX is more volatile than just 0.68% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Baxter International Inc are A, EBAY, RMD, ETN, and PHG.
  • Visit BAX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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BAX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $81.19 52-week high $95.19
Prev. close $81.82 52-week low $69.10
Day low $80.75 Volume 2,627,933
Day high $82.61 Avg. volume 3,102,107
50-day MA $82.04 Dividend yield 1.2%
200-day MA $85.46 Market Cap 41.10B

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:
$81.19$26.85 -67%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Baxter International Inc. To summarize, we found that Baxter International Inc ranked in the 22th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Baxter International Inc, consider:

  • In the past 5.43 years, Baxter International Inc has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 0.02%; that's better than merely 21.23% of cash flow producing equities in the Healthcare sector, where it is classified.
  • BAX's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 28.2% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Baxter International Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than merely 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

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Catheter Securement Devices Market Insights, Forecast to 2027 | 3M Company, C.R. Bard, Baxter International, Convatec Inc, etc.

Industry Overview of Catheter Securement Devices Market Report 2020 The global catheter securement devices market is forecast to reach USD 1.74 Billion by 2027, according to a new report by Reports and Data. Catheter Securement Devices can be defined as medical

OpenPR | October 1, 2020

Acute Wound Care Market With Leading Players like Molnlycke Health Care AB, Smith & Nephew plc., Acelity L.P. Inc., ConvaTec Group Plc., 3M, Ethicon, Medtronic, Coloplast A/S, Hollister Incorporated, Baxter International Inc.

Acute wounds affect millions of people each day worldwide. In the recent decades, clinicians have gained a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying wound repair and healing. Acute wound care management involves number of products that are used by physicians

OpenPR | September 29, 2020

Peritoneal Dialysis Market - Global Outlook & Forecast Report 2020-2025 Featuring Baxter International, Fresenius Medical Care, Medionics, Medtronic

DUBLIN, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Peritoneal Dialysis Market - Global Outlook & Forecast 2020-2025" report has been added to's offering. The peritoneal dialysis market by revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 6% during the period 2019-2025 Market…

PR Newswire | September 28, 2020

United States Medical Syringes Procurement Research Report 2020 Featuring Cardinal Health, Becton, Dickinson and Co, 3M Company, Fresenius Group & Baxter International -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Medical Syringes in the US - Procurement Research Report" has been added to's offering. This report is intended to assist buyers of disposable syringes used for medical purposes There are different types of medical syringes, including hypodermic syringes, medical bulb syringes, blood collection syringes and fountain syringes. This report includes prefilled syringes, which are disposable syringes prefilled with unit dose medication. Although t

Business Wire | September 25, 2020

Baxter Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement With bioMérieux for Novel Acute Kidney Injury Diagnostic Test in Europe and U.S.

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a global leader in acute care, today announced a distribution agreement with bioMérieux (EPA:BIM), a global leader in in vitro diagnostics, for the NEPHROCLEARTM CCL14 diagnostic test. The NEPHROCLEARTM CCL14 test is currently in development for use in assessing the risk of developing persistent severe acute kidney injury (AKI). The agreement is part of a previously announced collaboration between Baxter and bioMérieux to i

Business Wire | September 16, 2020

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BAX Price Returns

1-mo -2.15%
3-mo -8.17%
6-mo -9.83%
1-year -6.73%
3-year 31.77%
5-year 140.72%
YTD -2.12%
2019 28.40%
2018 2.89%
2017 47.30%
2016 17.58%
2015 -2.13%

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