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By The Online Investor Staff, updated Thu., Feb. 22, 1:10 PM

Slide #2. Baxter International Inc.

Company: Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX)
$Amount Authorized: $2,300,000,000
Buyback Details: Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) today announced a quarterly cash dividend and an expanded authorization for its share repurchase program. The Board of Directors of Baxter has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock, payable on April 2, 2018, to stockholders of record as of March 2, 2018. The indicated annual dividend rate is $0.64 per share of common stock. Baxter's Board of Directors also has approved a $1.5 billion increase in authorization for the company's existing share repurchase plan. Based on these actions, the share repurchase plan has approximately $2.3 billion of repurchase authority available as of the date hereof to make repurchases pursuant to existing Rule 10b5-1 plans or otherwise. Shares will be repurchased in the open market or through private transactions at times and amounts determined by the company based on its evaluation of market conditions and other factors.

Baxter International provides a portfolio of renal and hospital products, including acute and chronic dialysis; sterile intravenous 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. These products are used by hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors' offices and by patients at home under physician supervision. As of Dec 31 2016, Co. manufactured products in about 20 countries and sells them in about 100 countries. Co. operates in two segments: Hospital Products and Renal.

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Company Name:  Baxter International Inc
Stock buyback:  BAX buyback
Sector:  Medical Instruments & Supplies
Number of ETFs Holding BAX:  97
Total Market Value Held by ETFs:  $3.24B
Total Market Capitalization:  $36.53B
% of Market Cap. Held by ETFs:  8.88%

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February 22, 2018    1:10 PM Eastern
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