Baxter Intl Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   USD per share 
 Price  87.07
 Dividend  0.98
 Earnings  1.94
 Cash-flow  4.13
 Book value  15.55
 Equity  15.40

Baxter Intl is part of Health Care Equipment and Services business, which is part of Health Care industry. Baxter Intl is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Baxter Intl paid a total dividend of 499 million USD last year, for a market value of 44,319 millions (Market Cap 44,249 millions). Dividend per share of Baxter Intl is 0.98 USD, and his stock market price 87.07 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Baxter Intl has a dividend yield of 1.13%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Health Care industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Baxter Intl dividend yield with other Health Care Equipment and Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Baxter Intl

Baxter Intl Dividend Payout

About the ability of Baxter Intl to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.98 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.13%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Baxter Intl payout on ernings is currently 50.52%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Health Care industry, which are 37.68% and 28.20% respectively. Both figures show that Baxter Intl can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Baxter Intl is USD 4.13 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.98, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Baxter Intl, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Health Care industry and Health Care Equipment and Services sector companies.

Baxter Intl payout

Baxter Intl Stock performance

Finally, last moth Baxter Intl showed a return of 0.80% compared to a worldwide 4.38% average, and a 1.66% of Health Care firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.09%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Health Care Equipment and Services firms.

Baxter Intl stock and market return

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