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Shares of Baxter International Inc. (BAX) inched 0.44% higher to $43.01 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.64% to 4,109.90 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 1.01% to 33,012.14.
This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains.
Baxter International Inc. closed $34.07 below its 52-week high ($77.08), which the company achieved on May 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Medtronic PLC (MDT) fell 0.46% to $88.90, Stryker Corp. (SYK) fell 1.03% to $285.94, and Becton Dickinson & Co. (BDX) fell 0.28% to $250.37.
Trading volume (4.6 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 6.2 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled May 16, 2023.
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May 16, 2023 16:40 ET (20:40 GMT)
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