Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) reported sales (ttm) of 10.12 Billion, whereas, 13 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 2655.68 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 2672 million and lower end at 2643 million while the year ago reported sale was 2620.86 million.

5 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Jan 31, 2017- Feb 6, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 2450.51 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 2460.9 million and 2443 million respectively.

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Oct 25 BMO at 0.56, whereas, 14 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.52. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.55 and lower end at 0.49 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.39.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.44 reported by 6 number of analyst for the quarter ending Jan 31, 2017- Feb 6, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.44 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.48 and 0.41 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.39. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 6 analysts is at 13.8%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 21 and 9.

Valuation Ratios of Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 5.29 while the company’s industry has 32.25 P/E and the sector P/E is 29.87. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 53.29 and low P/E is 6.93, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 41.63 and 43.94 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 19.76 for the industry and 19.95 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 76 has Beta of 0.86 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.81 and 0.83 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of 76 stands at 2.53 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 2.95. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 4.51, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 20.34 and 22.64 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) stands at -4.94 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 11.25 and 10.88 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -21.43 and -1.1.

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -0.87% and closed its last trading session at $44.76. The market capitalization of the company is at $24.13 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $50.16 on Oct 25, 2016 and 52-week Low of $34.06 on Jan 20, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 2.36% and Monthly Volatility of 2.35%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.85 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.12.