Baxter International Raises Quarterly Dividend To 13 Cents Per Share

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Baxter International Inc. said Tuesday that it is raising its quarterly dividend to 13 cents per share from 11.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable on July 1 to shareholders of record as of June 3. The company, which provides renal and hospital products, will have an investor conference on May 9 in New York City. Baxter shares are unchanged in premarket trading, but up 17.2% for the year so far. The S&P 500 is up 1.8% for the year to date.

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