Baxter International (BAX) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. Baxter Intl Inc now has $35.24 billion valuation. Community Bank N.A. now owns 1,655 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock worth $107,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. About 3.91 million shares traded or 19.73% up from the average. Bancorporation Of Mellon Corp has invested 0.08% of its capital in Baxter International Inc. BAX outperformed by 13.61% the S&P500. About 120,270 shares traded. With 8,600 avg volume, 512 days are for WHITECAP RESOURCES INC COMMON SHARES C (OTCMKTS:SPGYF)'s short sellers to cover SPGYF's short positions. Davidson Investment accumulated 1.17% or 45,221 shares. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $74.25. About shares traded. Whitecap Resources Inc. (OTCMKTS:SPGYF) has 0.00% since April 6, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 50.96% the S&P500.

Ci Global Investments Inc increased Symantec Corp (NASDAQ:SYMC) stake by 2.70 million shares to 12.64M valued at $354.82 million in 2017Q4. Hudock Capital Gp Ltd Liability Com reported 1,732 shares. Cnh Indl N V (NYSE:CNHI) was raised too.

Analysts await Baxter International Inc. UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) has declined 12.69% since April 6, 2017 and is downtrending.

Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL), stock is trading $18.44 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of -31.10% in last 5 years. BAX's profit would be $333.44M giving it 25.76 P/E if the $0.62 EPS is correct. The stock price has recently touched $159.37 which has caused investors to take a second look at company shares. Investors of record on Friday, March 2nd were issued a $0.16 dividend. Its the same as in 2017Q3. The ratio is the same due to BAX positioning: 32 sold and 311 reduced. only 81 funds amassed holdings and 250 increased holdings.

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.64 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.59. Tru Of Toledo Na Oh accumulated 36,302 shares. (NYSE:BAX). Canal Insurance holds 70,000 shares. Trust Department Mb Bank & Trust N A owns 1,303 shares. The Kansas-based Cognios Capital Limited Liability Company has invested 0.2% in Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) to report earnings on April, 25. Wells Fargo Mn has invested 0.13% of its capital in Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX). Calamos Wealth Mngmt Ltd Com reported 0.98% stake.

Toronto Dominion Bank boosted its stake in Baxter International Inc. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, July 25. Becker Cap Mngmt Inc invested in 3,420 shares. Plante Moran Finance Advsr Lc, a Michigan-based fund reported 153 shares. 2,540 were accumulated by Winslow Evans And Crocker. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $72.00 price target on shares of Baxter International in a research report on Friday, February 2nd.

Shares of NYSE BAX opened at $63.89 on Friday. Credit Suisse reinitiated the shares of BAX in report on Monday, August 10 with "Neutral" rating.

BAX registered $4.64 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 3 insider sales since March 2, 2018. The insider STORM KORNELIS J. sold $3.10 million. Family Capital Trust Co purchased a new stake in Baxter International during the 4th quarter worth approximately $103,000.

Reading International Inc (RDI) investors sentiment decreased to 1.7 in Q4 2017. Analysts' mean recommendation for the stock is 2.30 (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 60% are positive. Barclays upped their price target on Baxter International from $73.00 to $77.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, February 3. On Tuesday, February 6 the firm has "Neutral" rating given by Citigroup.

In other news, Director James R. Gavin III sold 18,750 shares of Baxter International stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 28th. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, September 17 by Oppenheimer. (NYSE:BAX) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, October 2 by RBC Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $55 target. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in shares of Baxter International by 217.6% during the fourth quarter. Bank of America raised Baxter International from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Baxter International (BAX) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research" was posted by Macon Daily and is owned by of Macon Daily. Volume increases every time a buyer and seller transact their stock or futures contract. The company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, November 13. The company has a quick ratio of 2.05, a current ratio of 2.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. It now has negative earnings. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, December 20.

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