Numeric Investors LLC Acquires New Position in Baxter International Inc (BAX)

Rand Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.03% or 5,800 shares. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 2,402 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock worth $145,000 after purchasing an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. The company has market cap of $248.69 million. The stock has a market capitalization of $34.85 billion, a PE ratio of 38.81 and a beta of 0.66. About 464 shares traded.

Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX) traded up 0.20% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $50.06. It has outperformed by 15.85% the S&P500. Birmingham Management Al reported 23,822 shares stake. After $0.63 actual earnings per share reported by Baxter International Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.35% negative EPS growth. Fjarde Ap reported 105,862 shares. Southeastern Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Vipshop Holdings Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.92B market cap company. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $0.65 per share.

About 27,195 shares traded. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:TEVA) has declined 41.70% since September 14, 2016 and is downtrending.

Among 2 analysts covering Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Vipshop Holdings Limited had 27 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, June 30 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray on Monday, November 16 with “Overweight”. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $65.31. The rating was initiated by Bernstein with “Underperform” on Wednesday, January 11. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500. Credit Agricole upgraded the shares of VIPS in report on Thursday, January 7 to “Buy” rating. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $60.00 price target on shares of Baxter International in a research note on Friday, September 1st. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, August 18 by JP Morgan.

Southeastern Asset Management Inc, which manages about $35.07 billion and $10.36 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE:SNI) by 599,792 shares to 10.07M shares, valued at $718.40 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also upped Amc Networks Inc.

Next Financial Group, Inc reduced its ownership by shedding 750 shares a decrease of 26.5% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. Also Medgadget.com published the news titled: “New Research on Hemophilia Treatment Market focuses on top players like Baxter …” on September 15, 2017. Benzinga.com’s article titled: “20 Stocks Moving In Thursday’s Pre-Market Session” and published on August 17, 2017 is yet another important article.

Since March 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $8.69 million activity. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 35,050 shares of company stock valued at $2,158,587. Eyre Brik V had sold 130,732 shares worth $7.28 million. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 2,533 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $131,000 after acquiring an additional 145 shares during the period. Baxter International had a ROE of 14.82% and a net profit margin of 8.85%. the company reported sales of $2.61 B for the period, compared to analysts’ anticipations of $2.59 B. for the same period in the prior year, firm reported $0.46 Earnings Per Share.

Baxter International Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides a portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile intravenous (IV) solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; biosurgery products and anesthetics, and pharmacy automation, software and services. Investors of record on Friday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share. Its down 0.40, from 0.8 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 75 investors sold Baxter International Inc shares while 307 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 262 raised stakes. The medical instruments supplier reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.06. 4,689 were accumulated by Tompkins. The lowest target is $30.0 while the high is $36.0. Bb&T reported 64,986 shares.

Selz Capital Llc holds 2.14% of its portfolio in Oxford Lane Capital Corp for 791,088 shares.

Shares of Baxter International Inc. Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability Co owns 108,812 shares or 0.04% of their USA portfolio. Woodmont Inv Counsel Llc has 19,715 shares. Barrett Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.01% or 1,550 shares. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. grew its stake in shares of Baxter International by 3.9% during the 1st quarter. (NYSE:TDS). Millennium Management Limited Liability Com invested in 0.04% or 704,243 shares. The institutional investor held 68,000 shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $3.01 million, down from 220,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. United Bank Va accumulated 25,290 shares.

Analysts await Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX) to report earnings on October, 24. They expect $0.08 EPS, down 76.47% or $0.26 from last year’s $0.34 per share. The correct version of this news story can be read at https://weekherald.com/2017/09/15/baxter-international-inc-bax-holdings-increased-by-johnson-financial-group-inc.html. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Diebold, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. Bryn Mawr Tru reported 0.18% of its portfolio in Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX). On Monday, August 10 the stock rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”. Barclays Capital maintained Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX) rating on Thursday, July 27. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 11. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $52.28. On July 11 the stock rating was upgraded to “Outperform” from “Market Perform” by BMO Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 31 by S&P Research.

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