Baxter International Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (BAX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Baxter International (NYSE: BAX) is tomorrow, March 6, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 45 cents per share. At a price of $69.07 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6%.

The average volume for Baxter International has been 2.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Baxter International has a market cap of $37.61 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 3.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 16.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Baxter International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Baxter International Ratings Report.

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