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In addition to raising its dividend by 34% this morning, Baxter International (BAX +2.9%) also...

In addition to raising its dividend by 34% this morning, Baxter International (BAX +2.9%) also approves a new $2B stock buyback program, as the health-care company looks to share the wealth and boost shareholder value. BAX has benefited recently on strong demand for its hemophilia and immunodeficiency products, and because of its product focus on life-threatening ailments and injuries, the company has been less impacted by the slowdown in health-care spending than its peers.
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    Any theories around as to why BAX directors allowed the company to get into the situation where they have a supply shortfall in plasma proteins? If they really wanted to boost shareholder value they would have invested in plant expansion 5 years ago to capitalise in the explosion of off label use.
    25 Jul 2012, 08:45 PM Reply Like
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