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

Baxter International Inc. (BAX)

Today's Latest Price: $77.98 USD

1.66 (2.18%)

Updated Dec 4 12:34pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 143 in Medical - Devices & Equipment

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BAX Stock Summary

  • BAX has a market capitalization of $39,000,984,687 -- more than approximately 94.4% of US stocks.
  • BAX's went public 34.95 years ago, making it older than 92.99% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, BAX is more volatile than only 1.16% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Baxter International Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be A, IDXX, ALGN, CSGP, and RMD.
  • BAX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Baxter International Inc's official web site, go to

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BAX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $77.98 52-week high $95.19
Prev. close $76.32 52-week low $69.10
Day low $76.10 Volume 1,093,408
Day high $78.00 Avg. volume 3,149,586
50-day MA $79.19 Dividend yield 1.28%
200-day MA $83.55 Market Cap 39.83B

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:
$77.98$21.04 -72%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Baxter International Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Baxter International Inc ranked in the 21th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 72.33%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Baxter International Inc ended up being:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.68 years comes in at 0%; that's greater than only 24.89% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • 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 25.99% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 8. This value is greater than merely 20.69% stocks in the Healthcare sector that generate free cash flow.

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MTD, PRGO, AZN, ENDP, and RHE 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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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 3.38%
3-mo -4.94%
6-mo -12.04%
1-year -4.38%
3-year 25.80%
5-year 119.29%
YTD -5.68%
2019 28.40%
2018 2.89%
2017 47.30%
2016 17.58%
2015 -2.13%

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