Traders Revving Their Engines as Stock Reaches Most Active List: Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX)

Early action on shares of Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) puts the stock on today’s active list. At press time, the stock had seen a change of -0.69% from the opening price. Monitoring recent stock trading activity, the stock price has reached $44.37. Company shares have been recently noted at -11.54% off of the 52 week high and 31.40% away from the 52 week low. Narrowing in closer, the stock is -11.54% off of the 50 day high and -0.69% removed from the 50 day low.

Analyst Views

Sell side analysts that regularly cover the stock have provided price targets and recommendations on Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX). According to First Call, the consensus price target for the company is $53.25. The consensus recommendation provided by analysts is currently 2.80. This number is based on a scale from 1 to 5. Analysts rating the company a 1 or 2 indicate a Buy recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 4 or 5 indicate a Sell recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 3 indicate a Hold recommendation.

Past Stock Performance

Year to date performance for Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) sits at 18.35%. For the quarter, the stock has changed -4.28%. Monthly stock performance comes in at -5.17%. Looking a little bit closer, performance over the past week is -4.89%.