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Becton Dickinson and Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:BDX)

$248.30
-0.50 (-0.20 %)
(As of 11/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$247.36
Now: $248.30
$250.43
50-Day Range
$242.60
MA: $251.03
$261.09
52-Week Range
$208.62
Now: $248.30
$264.74
Volume977,298 shs
Average Volume1.36 million shs
Market Capitalization$67.03 billion
P/E Ratio21.26
Dividend Yield1.24%
Beta1.09
Becton, Dickinson and Company develops, manufactures, and sells medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment, and diagnostic products worldwide. The company's BD Medical segment offers peripheral IV and advanced peripheral catheters, central lines, acute dialysis catheters, vascular care and preparation products, needle-free IV connectors and extensions sets, IV fluids, closed-system drug transfer devices, hazardous drug detection, hypodermic syringes and needles, anesthesia needles and trays, enteral syringes, sharps disposal systems; infusion pumps and dedicated disposables, medication compounding workflow systems, automated medication dispensing, automated supply management systems, medication inventory optimization and tracking systems; syringes, pen needles, and other products for diabetes care; and prefillable drug delivery systems. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Surgical & medical instruments
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment
SectorMedical
CUSIP07588710
Phone201-847-6800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$17.29 billion
Cash Flow$20.73 per share
Book Value$78.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.22 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees76,032
Market Cap$67.03 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Becton Dickinson and's stock symbol?

Becton Dickinson and trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BDX."

How often does Becton Dickinson and pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Becton Dickinson and?

Becton Dickinson and declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 22nd. Investors of record on Monday, September 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.77 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a $3.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 6th. View Becton Dickinson and's Dividend History.

How were Becton Dickinson and's earnings last quarter?

Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 5th. The medical instruments supplier reported $3.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.30 by $0.01. The medical instruments supplier earned $4.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.57 billion. Becton Dickinson and had a net margin of 6.84% and a return on equity of 15.51%. Becton Dickinson and's revenue was up 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $2.93 earnings per share. View Becton Dickinson and's Earnings History.

When is Becton Dickinson and's next earnings date?

Becton Dickinson and is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Becton Dickinson and.

What guidance has Becton Dickinson and issued on next quarter's earnings?

Becton Dickinson and issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $12.50-12.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $12.93. The company issued revenue guidance of $17.98-18.07 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.13 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BDX?

10 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Becton Dickinson and's stock. Their forecasts range from $250.00 to $288.00. On average, they anticipate Becton Dickinson and's stock price to reach $267.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Becton Dickinson and.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Becton Dickinson and?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Becton Dickinson and in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 6 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Becton Dickinson and.

Has Becton Dickinson and been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BDX stock have trended positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Becton Dickinson and earned a news sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the medical instruments supplier a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Becton Dickinson and.

Are investors shorting Becton Dickinson and?

Becton Dickinson and saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,720,000 shares, a decline of 9.7% from the September 30th total of 4,120,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,060,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.5 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Becton Dickinson and's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Becton Dickinson and's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Becton Dickinson and own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Becton Dickinson and investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cardinal Health (CAH), Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Chevron (CVX), Mcdonald's (MCD), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Visa (V).

Who are Becton Dickinson and's key executives?

Becton Dickinson and's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Vincent A. Forlenza, Chairman & CEO (Age 66)
  • Mr. Thomas E. Polen Jr., Pres & COO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Christopher R. Reidy, Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Samrat S. Khichi, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 52)
  • Mr. Patrick K. Kaltenbach, Exec. VP & Pres of the Life Sciences Segment (Age 56)

Who are Becton Dickinson and's major shareholders?

Becton Dickinson and's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Findlay Park Partners LLP (0.81%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.80%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (0.46%), Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. (0.40%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%) and Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.26%). Company insiders that own Becton Dickinson and stock include Alexandre Conroy, Betty D Larson, Catherine M Burzik, Charles R Bodner, Claire Fraser, David F Melcher, James C Lim, James W Borzi, John E Gallagher, Nabil Shabshab, Patrick Kaltenbach, Ribo Alberto Mas, Roland Goette, Samrat S Khichi, Simon D Campion, Thomas E Polen Jr, Timothy M Ring and Vincent A Forlenza. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Becton Dickinson and.

Which major investors are selling Becton Dickinson and stock?

BDX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, Strs Ohio, First Trust Advisors LP, Alta Capital Management LLC, Banco Santander S.A., Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc., Iberiabank Corp and Norris Perne & French LLP MI. Company insiders that have sold Becton Dickinson and company stock in the last year include Alexandre Conroy, Betty D Larson, Charles R Bodner, Claire Fraser, James C Lim, James W Borzi, Patrick Kaltenbach, Ribo Alberto Mas, Roland Goette, Samrat S Khichi, Simon D Campion, Thomas E Polen Jr and Vincent A Forlenza. View Insider Buying and Selling for Becton Dickinson and.

Which major investors are buying Becton Dickinson and stock?

BDX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, James Hambro & Partners, Artemis Investment Management LLP, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Bartlett & Co. LLC and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. Company insiders that have bought Becton Dickinson and stock in the last two years include Catherine M Burzik and David F Melcher. View Insider Buying and Selling for Becton Dickinson and.

How do I buy shares of Becton Dickinson and?

Shares of BDX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Becton Dickinson and's stock price today?

One share of BDX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $248.30.

How big of a company is Becton Dickinson and?

Becton Dickinson and has a market capitalization of $67.03 billion and generates $17.29 billion in revenue each year. The medical instruments supplier earns $1.22 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.68 on an earnings per share basis. Becton Dickinson and employs 76,032 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Becton Dickinson and.

What is Becton Dickinson and's official website?

The official website for Becton Dickinson and is http://www.bd.com/.

How can I contact Becton Dickinson and?

Becton Dickinson and's mailing address is 1 BECTON DRIVE, FRANKLIN LAKES NJ, 07417. The medical instruments supplier can be reached via phone at 201-847-6800.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Becton Dickinson and (NYSE BDX)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  485 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  567 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,052
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Becton Dickinson and and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BDX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BDX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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