Becton Dickinson and Company Profile (NYSE:BDX)

About Becton Dickinson and

Becton Dickinson and logoBecton, Dickinson and Company (BD) is a global medical technology company engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of a range of medical devices, instrument systems and reagents used by healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry and the general public. The Company operates through two business segments: BD Medical, which consists of Diabetes Care, Medication and Procedural Solutions, Medication Management Solutions, Pharmaceutical Systems and Respiratory Solutions business units, and BD Life Sciences, which consists of Preanalytical Systems, Diagnostic Systems and Biosciences business units. The Company's products include hypodermic needles and syringes; insulin syringes and pen needles; BD Hypak brand prefillable syringe systems; infusion therapy products, including Alaris infusion pumps; BD Vacutainer brand blood collection products, and flow cytometry instruments and reagents.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Medical Instruments & Supplies
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Equipment
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BDX
  • CUSIP: 07588710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $174.14
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $174.73
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $162.58
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.49
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.53
  • P/E Growth: 1.52
  • Market Cap: $37.36B
  • Outstanding Shares: 212,925,000
  • Beta: 0.95
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $169.67 (3.31% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/16/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$185.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Leerink SwannReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/5/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/12/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/12/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/1/2016Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
5/9/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$153.00 -> $169.00View Rating Details
5/8/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/3/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/8/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price Target$156.00 -> $157.00View Rating Details
2/11/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> Buy$155.00 -> $163.00View Rating Details
2/4/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$153.00 -> $146.00View Rating Details
12/11/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Boost Price TargetStrong-Buy$172.00 -> $176.00View Rating Details
11/22/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$160.00 -> $171.00View Rating Details
11/19/2015William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
7/2/2015Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$158.00 -> $158.00View Rating Details
5/7/2015Canaccord GenuitySet Price TargetHold$145.00View Rating Details
1/9/2015SunTrust Banks Inc.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/7/2014Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$153.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/4/2016Q316$2.21$2.35$3.21 billion$3.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q216$2.02$2.18$3.07 billion$3.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q116$1.84$1.96$3.04 billion$2.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q415$1.90$1.94$3.04 billion$3.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q315$2.01$2.05$3.13 billion$3.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q2$1.53$1.61$2.05 billion$2.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q115$1.45$1.53$2.04 billion$2.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q414$1.66$1.68$2.16 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q314$1.67$1.65$2.14 billion$2.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q2$1.50$1.45$2.09 billion$2.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q114$1.30$1.42$1.98 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q413$1.46$1.52$2.05 billion$2.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q3 2013$1.48$1.58$2.05 million$2.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q2 2013$1.35$1.44$1.99 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2013Q1 2013$1.24$1.35$1.86 billion$1.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q412$1.40$1.42$1.96 billion$1.97 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$1.53$1.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$1.38$1.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$1.17$1.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$1.41$1.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$1.43$1.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$1.30$1.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2011$1.29$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.56 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.47 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$1.87$1.94$1.91
Q2 20164$2.26$2.39$2.33
Q3 20163$2.28$2.31$2.29
Q4 20161$2.15$2.15$2.15
Q1 20171$2.35$2.35$2.35
Q2 20171$2.31$2.31$2.31
Q3 20171$2.33$2.33$2.33
Q4 20171$2.42$2.42$2.42
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX)
Annual Dividend:$2.64
Dividend Yield:1.50%
Payout Ratio:50.19% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
30.84% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
27.88% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/11/2016Gary M CohenInsiderSell29,367$176.81$5,192,379.27View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016John E GallagherVPSell1,931$169.87$328,018.97View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Nabil ShabshabEVPSell5,080$168.75$857,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Jeffrey S ShermanVPSell34,373$166.27$5,715,198.71View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Stephen SichakEVPSell12,995$166.48$2,163,407.60View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Vincent A ForlenzaCEOSell37,933$166.17$6,303,326.61View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016James F OrrDirectorSell1,368$167.66$229,358.88View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016James C LimEVPSell5,257$165.60$870,559.20View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Ellen R StrahlmanSVPSell3,019$163.52$493,666.88View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Jerome V HurwitzEVPSell3,878$163.58$634,363.24View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Rebecca W RimelDirectorSell684$163.69$111,963.96View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Stephen SichakEVPSell8,670$152.21$1,319,660.70View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015William A KozyEVPSell15,495$154.43$2,392,892.85View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015Vincent A. ForlenzaCEOSell17,762$153.10$2,719,362.20View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Jeffrey S ShermanVPSell7,586$153.76$1,166,423.36View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Thomas E Polen JrEVPSell2,683$152.21$408,379.43View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015John E GallagherVPSell1,600$150.70$241,120.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Jerome V. HurwitzEVPSell2,347$151.02$354,443.94View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Stephen SichakEVPSell12,188$140.94$1,717,776.72View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Thomas E Polen JrEVPSell3,882$142.56$553,417.92View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Linda M TharbyEVPSell6,069$142.02$861,919.38View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015William A KozyEVPSell10,326$142.00$1,466,292.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015William A KozyEVPSell10,435$142.01$1,481,874.35View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Bertram L ScottDirectorSell2,160$141.74$306,158.40View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015James C LimEVPSell3,604$141.80$511,047.20View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Alexandre ConroyEVPSell1,291$141.37$182,508.67View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Jeffrey S ShermanVPSell10,983$138.40$1,520,047.20View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Jerome V HurwitzEVPSell1,197$141.43$169,291.71View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Gary M CohenEVPSell13,490$142.90$1,927,721.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Stephen SichakSVPSell1,456$118.25$172,172.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Gary M CohenEVPSell12,476$119.24$1,487,638.24View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Jeffrey S ShermanVPSell7,877$120.24$947,130.48View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Jeffrey ShermanVPSell1,303$115.16$150,053.48View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013William KozyEVPSell9,597$108.30$1,039,355.10View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013Jeffrey ShermanVPSell4,272$107.78$460,436.16View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013Jerome HurwitzSVPSell1,151$107.78$124,054.78View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Vincent ForlenzaCEOSell32,411$107.39$3,480,617.29View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Henry Becton, Jr.DirectorSell2,276$106.77$243,008.52View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Bertram ScottDirectorSell4,047$98.61$399,074.67View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Edward DegraanDirectorSell4,436$100.03$443,733.08View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Stephen SichakSVPSell3,431$100.13$343,546.03View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Basil AndersonDirectorSell2,160$99.79$215,546.40View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Henry P Becton JrDirectorSell3,117$101.86$317,497.62View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Donna M BolesVPSell2,415$101.38$244,832.70View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Gary M CohenEVPSell8,753$100.22$877,225.66View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX)
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