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NEW YORK (
) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $61.23, above its previous 52-week high of $61.21 with 1.8 million shares traded as of 1:55 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.6 million shares over the past 30 days.
Baxter International has a market cap of $33.38 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are up 23.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.
Baxter International Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets products for people with hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions. The company has a P/E ratio of 15, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Baxter International as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full
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