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 $35.24 in the last session, down -0.54% from day before closing price of $35.43. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.54 from its previous closing price. On the day, 4.45 million shares were traded. BAX stock price reached its highest trading level at $35.755 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $34.94.

Ratios:

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 5.93 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 25.15. 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.

On March 29, 2023, UBS started tracking the stock assigning a Neutral rating and target price of $43.UBS initiated its Neutral rating on March 29, 2023, with a $43 target price.

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 18054438912 and an Enterprise Value of 29163606016. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.21 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.20. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.958 whereas that against EBITDA is 10.154.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for BAX is 0.63, which has changed by -0.17625058 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.26159418 over the same period for the S&P500. 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 -13.71%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -9.47%.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, BAX traded on average about 3.83M shares per day over the past 3-months and 5507750 shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 507.63M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 505.98M. Insiders hold about 0.71% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 91.87% stake in the company. Shares short for BAX as of 1714435200 were 10018477 with a Short Ratio of 2.61, compared to 1711584000 on 7622656. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 10018477 and a Short% of Float of 2.5799999000000002.

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 0.032740615The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.72.

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