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Becton Dickinson and Stock Forecast, Price & News

$231.90
+4.10 (+1.80 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$226.16
Now: $231.90
$233.94
50-Day Range
$226.15
MA: $251.68
$283.68
52-Week Range
$197.75
Now: $231.90
$286.72
Volume4.02 million shs
Average Volume2.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$67.22 billion
P/E Ratio83.42
Dividend Yield1.39%
Beta0.85
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. Its BD Life Sciences segment provides specimen and blood collection products and systems; automated blood and tuberculosis culturing, molecular testing, microorganism identification and drug susceptibility, and liquid-based cytology systems, as well as rapid diagnostic assays, microbiology laboratory automation products, and plated media products; and fluorescence-activated cell sorters and analyzers, monoclonal antibodies and kits, reagent systems, bench-side solutions, and molecular indexing and next-generation sequencing sample preparation products, as well as clinical oncology, immunological, and transplantation diagnostic/monitoring reagents and analyzers. The company's BD Interventional segment offers hernia and soft tissue repair, biological and bioresorbable grafts, biosurgery, and other surgical products; surgical infection prevention, thoracic and abdominal drainage, and surgical and laparoscopic instrumentation products; peripheral intervention products; and urology and critical care products. Becton, Dickinson and Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.23 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$17.29 billion
Cash Flow$20.41 per share
Book Value$78.08 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.23 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees70,093
Market Cap$67.22 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$231.90
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(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Becton Dickinson and's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Becton Dickinson and's stock was trading at $231.91 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BDX stock has decreased by 0.0% and is now trading at $231.90.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Becton Dickinson and?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Becton Dickinson and in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Becton Dickinson and's next earnings date?

Becton Dickinson and is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Becton Dickinson and's earnings last quarter?

Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The medical instruments supplier reported $2.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.04 by $0.16. The medical instruments supplier earned $3.86 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.96 billion. Becton Dickinson and had a return on equity of 14.19% and a net margin of 5.30%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 11.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $3.08 EPS.
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How often does Becton Dickinson and pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Becton Dickinson and?

Becton Dickinson and announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.79 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $3.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 8th.
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What guidance has Becton Dickinson and issued on next quarter's earnings?

Becton Dickinson and updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $9.80-10.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.38. The company issued revenue guidance of decline of 2.5-3.0% to $16.83-16.92 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $17.00 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BDX?

15 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Becton Dickinson and's shares. Their forecasts range from $260.00 to $300.00. On average, they anticipate Becton Dickinson and's share price to reach $281.93 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Becton Dickinson and?

Becton Dickinson and saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,630,000 shares, an increase of 13.4% from the August 15th total of 2,320,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,580,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days.
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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), AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are Becton Dickinson and's key executives?

Becton Dickinson and's management team includes the following 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)

What is Becton Dickinson and's stock symbol?

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

Who are Becton Dickinson and's major shareholders?

Becton Dickinson and's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.66%), BlackRock Inc. (7.16%), FMR LLC (4.26%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.01%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.88%) and Ninety One UK Ltd (0.56%). Company insiders that own Becton Dickinson and stock include Alexandre Conroy, Betty D Larson, Catherine M Burzik, 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, Thomas J Spoerel, Timothy M Ring and Vincent A Forlenza.
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Which institutional investors are selling Becton Dickinson and stock?

BDX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cooke & Bieler LP, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Stonehage Fleming Financial Services Holdings Ltd, Waverton Investment Management Ltd, and Holocene Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Becton Dickinson and company stock in the last year include Claire Fraser, Patrick Kaltenbach, Ribo Alberto Mas, Simon D Campion, Thomas J Spoerel, and Vincent A Forlenza.
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Which institutional investors are buying Becton Dickinson and stock?

BDX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
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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 $231.90.

How big of a company is Becton Dickinson and?

Becton Dickinson and has a market capitalization of $67.22 billion and generates $17.29 billion in revenue each year. The medical instruments supplier earns $1.23 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.68 on an earnings per share basis. Becton Dickinson and employs 70,093 workers across the globe.

What is Becton Dickinson and's official website?

The official website for Becton Dickinson and is 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.

This page was last updated on 9/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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