Ratios Uncovered: Breaking Down Baxter International Inc. (BAX)’s Trailing Twelve Months Metrics

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The price of Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) closed at $33.32 in the last session, up 0.39% from day before closing price of $33.19. In other words, the price has increased by $0.39 from its previous closing price. On the day, 4.85 million shares were traded. BAX stock price reached its highest trading level at $33.53 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $32.9604.


We take a closer look at BAX’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 5.61 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 23.78. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.01 and its Current Ratio is at 1.48. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.73 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.41.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Goldman on May 30, 2024, initiated with a Neutral rating and assigned the stock a target price of $36.

On May 10, 2024, TD Cowen Downgraded its rating to Hold which previously was Buy but kept the price unchanged to $40.

Insider Transactions:

An investor can also benefit from insider trades by learning what management is thinking about the future direction of stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 01 ’24 when Mason Jeanne K sold 64,488 shares for $40.61 per share. The transaction valued at 2,618,858 led to the insider holds 142,290 shares of the business.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, BAX now has a Market Capitalization of 16979205120 and an Enterprise Value of 28185212928. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.14 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.08. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.893 whereas that against EBITDA is 9.814.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, BAX has reached a high of $50.21, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $31.01. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -12.82%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -12.75%.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, BAX traded on average about 3.93M shares per day over the past 3-months and 5098860 shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 507.63M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 507.31M. Insiders hold about 0.44% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 90.94% stake in the company. Shares short for BAX as of 1715731200 were 7969203 with a Short Ratio of 2.03, compared to 1713139200 on 9675682. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7969203 and a Short% of Float of 2.0499999.

Dividends & Splits

The forward annual dividend rate for BAX is 1.16, which was 1.16 in the trailing 12 months. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.034950286The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.76.

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