Baxter International Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01,
2014. Shareholders who purchased BAX stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
6.12% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $74.23, the dividend yield is 2.8%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BAX was $74.23,
representing a -2.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.88 and
a 18.2% increase over the 52 week low of $62.80.
BAX is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as 3M Company (
) and Covidien plc. (
). BAX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.66. Zacks Investment Research reports BAX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.12%, compared to an
industry average of 15.1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to BAX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BAX as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF (
- Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF (
- SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment (
- Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYH with an increase of
8.89% over the last 100 days. IHI has the highest percent weighting
of BAX at 7.9%.