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Shares of Baxter International Inc. (BAX) inched 0.58% higher to $43.03 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.94% to 4,198.05 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.34% to 33,535.91.
Baxter International Inc. closed $34.05 short of its 52-week high ($77.08), which the company reached on May 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Medtronic PLC (MDT) rose 0.50% to $89.02, Stryker Corp. (SYK) rose 0.45% to $285.26, and Becton Dickinson & Co. (BDX) rose 0.12% to $251.57.
Trading volume (3.3 M) remained 2.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 6.1 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled May 18, 2023.
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