Baxter International Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 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 same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $69.56, the dividend yield is 2.82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BAX was $69.56,
representing a -6.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.60 and
a 20.03% increase over the 52 week low of $57.95.
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 $4.02. Zacks Investment Research reports BAX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.12%, compared to an
industry average of 5.5%.
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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:
- PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PTH with an increase of
7.62% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of BAX at 2.45%.