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Baxter International Inc. Daily Stock Analysis
Stock Information
Open
64.82
Close
65.33
High
65.54
Low
64.74
Previous Close
64.78
Daily Price Gain
0.55
YTD High
66.02
YTD High Date
Nov 28, 2017
YTD Low
43.61
YTD Low Date
Jan 3, 2017
YTD Price Change
21.34
YTD Gain
48.52%
52 Week High
66.02
52 Week High Date
Nov 28, 2017
52 Week Low
43.36
52 Week Low Date
Dec 21, 2016
52 Week Price Change
21.07
52 Week Gain
47.59%
Company Information
Stock Symbol
BAX
Exchange
NYSE
Company URL
http://www.baxter.com
Company Phone
8479482000
CEO
Joe Almeida
Headquarters
Illinois
Business Address
ONE BAXTER PKWY, DF2-1W, DEERFIELD, IL 60015
Sector
Equity
Industry Category
H
Industry Group
CIK
0000010456
About

Baxter International, Inc. provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including acute and chronic dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition therapies; premixed and oncolytic injectables; biosurgery products and anesthetics; drug reconstitution systems; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company products are used by hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctor's offices and by patients at home under physician supervision. It operates through the following segments: Hospital Products and Renal. The Hospital Products segment intravenous IV solutions and administration sets, premixed drugs and drug-reconstitution systems, pre-filled vials and syringes for injectable drugs, IV nutrition products, infusion pumps, inhalation anesthetics, and biosurgery products. This segment also provides products and services related to pharmacy compounding, drug formulation. The Renal segment provides products and services to treat end-stage renal disease, or irreversible kidney failure and acute kidney injuries. This segment offers a comprehensive portfolio to meet the needs of patients across the treatment continuum, including technologies and therapies for peritoneal dialysis, in-center hemodialysis, home HD, continuous renal replacement therapy and additional dialysis services. The company was founded by Davis Baxter in 1931 and is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

Description

Baxter International Inc. provides a portfolio of renal and hospital products. The company operates through two segments, Hospital Products and Renal. The Hospital Products segment manufactures intravenous (IV) solutions and administration sets, premixed drugs and drug-reconstitution systems, pre-filled vials and syringes for injectable drugs, IV nutrition products, parenteral nutrition therapies, infusion pumps, inhalation anesthetics, and biosurgery products. This segment also provides products and services related to pharmacy compounding, drug formulation, and packaging technologies. The Renal segment provides products to treat end-stage renal disease, irreversible kidney failure, and acute kidney therapies. This segment offers products for various treatment continuums, such as technologies and therapies for peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy, and additional dialysis services. The company sells its products for use in hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors' offices, and by patients at home under physician supervision. It offers its products through direct sales force, independent distributors, drug wholesalers, and specialty pharmacy or other alternate site providers in approximately 100 countries. The company has a collaboration agreement with JW Holdings Corporation to co-develop and distribute parenteral nutritional products containing a novel formulation of omega 3 lipids; and agreement with Celerity Pharmaceutical, LLC to develop certain acute care generic injectable premix and oncolytic molecules. It also has a strategic partnership with ScinoPharm Taiwan, Ltd. to develop, manufacture, and commercialize five injectable drugs for cancer treatments, such as lung cancer, multiple myeloma, and breast cancer, as well as medication to treat nausea and vomiting, and side effects of chemotherapy. Baxter International Inc. was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.