Baxter International Inc. (BAX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 04, 2014

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Baxter International Inc. ( BAX ) 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 ( MMM ) and Covidien plc. ( COV ). 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%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BAX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( IHI )
  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF ( RYH )
  • SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ( XHE )
  • Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF ( SCHD ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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