Baxter International Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased BAX stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
8.89% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $70.44, the dividend yield is 2.78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BAX was $70.44,
representing a -4.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.95 and
a 43.81% increase over the 52 week low of $48.98.
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 $4.14. Zacks Investment Research reports BAX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.8%, compared to an industry
average of 9.1%.
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Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BAX as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF (
- First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund (
- Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHD with an increase of
16.07% over the last 100 days. XHE has the highest percent
weighting of BAX at 2.72%.