NYSE:BDX - Becton Dickinson and Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$247.10 +0.36 (+0.15 %)
(As of 07/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$247.10
Today's Range$246.46 - $247.87
52-Week Range$191.53 - $248.39
Volume517,286 shs
Average Volume1.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$66.03 billion
P/E Ratio24.73
Dividend Yield1.21%
Becton Dickinson and logoBecton, Dickinson and Company develops, manufactures, and sells medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment, and diagnostic products worldwide. It operates in two segments, BD Medical and BD Life Sciences. The BD Medical segment offers syringes, pen needles, and other products for diabetes; needles, syringes, and intravenous catheters for medication delivery; prefilled IV flush syringes; regional anesthesia needles and trays; sharps disposal containers; closed-system transfer devices; skin antiseptic products; surgical and laparoscopic instrumentations; intravenous medication safety and infusion therapy delivery, and automated medication dispensing and supply management systems; medication inventory optimization and tracking systems; and prefillable drug delivery systems. The BD Life Sciences segment provides integrated systems for specimen collection; safety-engineered blood collection, automated blood culturing and tuberculosis culturing, and microorganism identification and drug susceptibility systems; molecular testing systems for infectious diseases and women's health; liquid-based cytology systems for cervical cancer screening; rapid diagnostic assays; microbiology laboratory automation and plated media products; fluorescence-activated cell sorters and analyzers; monoclonal antibodies and kits for performing cell analysis; reagent systems for life science research; molecular indexing and next-generation sequencing sample preparation for genomics research; clinical oncology, immunological, and transplantation diagnostic/monitoring reagents and analyzers; and cell culture media supplements for biopharmaceutical manufacturing. The company markets its products through independent distribution channels and sales representatives to healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, pharmaceutical industry, and general public. Becton, Dickinson and Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Surgical & medical instruments
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.07
Current Ratio1.70
Quick Ratio1.12


Trailing P/E Ratio24.73
Forward P/E Ratio22.48
P/E Growth1.72

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.09 billion
Price / Sales5.46
Cash Flow$14.1039 per share
Price / Cash17.52
Book Value$56.89 per share
Price / Book4.34


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$9.48
Net Income$1.10 billion
Net Margins-0.46%
Return on Equity14.27%
Return on Assets5.24%


Outstanding Shares267,200,000
Market Cap$66,025.62

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 7th. View Becton Dickinson and's Dividend History.

How were Becton Dickinson and's earnings last quarter?

Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The medical instruments supplier reported $2.65 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.63 by $0.02. The medical instruments supplier earned $4.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.12 billion. Becton Dickinson and had a negative net margin of 0.46% and a positive return on equity of 14.27%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 42.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $2.30 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 Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Becton Dickinson and.

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

Becton Dickinson and updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $10.90-$11.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $10.96. The company issued revenue guidance of $15.84-$15.90, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $15.85 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BDX?

15 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Becton Dickinson and's shares. Their predictions range from $175.00 to $260.00. On average, they expect Becton Dickinson and's share price to reach $239.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.0%. View Analyst Ratings for Becton Dickinson and.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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 4 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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

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 65)
  • Mr. Thomas E. Polen Jr., Pres (Age 45)
  • Mr. Christopher R. Reidy, Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Alexandre Conroy, Pres of Worldwide Medication & Procedural Solutions (Age 55)
  • Mr. James W. Borzi, Exec. VP of Global Operations & Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 55)

Has Becton Dickinson and been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BDX stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Becton Dickinson and earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the medical instruments supplier an impact score of 47.53 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 shareholders include Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.10%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.03%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.03%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%) and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Becton Dickinson and stock include Alexandre Conroy, David F Melcher, Ellen R Strahlman, Gary M Cohen, James W Borzi, Jeffrey S Sherman, John E Gallagher, Linda M Tharby, Nabil Shabshab, Ribo Alberto Mas, Stephen Sichak, Thomas E Polen Jr and Timothy M Ring. 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 NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, Union Bankshares Corp, Lodestar Investment Counsel LLC IL, First National Bank of Omaha, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Catawba Capital Management VA and First Financial Bank Trust Division. Company insiders that have sold Becton Dickinson and company stock in the last year include Alexandre Conroy, Ellen R Strahlman, Gary M Cohen, James W Borzi, John E Gallagher, Linda M Tharby, Nabil Shabshab, Ribo Alberto Mas, Stephen Sichak, Thomas E Polen Jr and Timothy M Ring. 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 James Hambro & Partners, Addenda Capital Inc., Addenda Capital Inc., Bath Savings Trust Co, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund and Gulf International Bank UK Ltd. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Becton Dickinson and's stock price today?

One share of BDX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $247.10.

How big of a company is Becton Dickinson and?

Becton Dickinson and has a market capitalization of $66.03 billion and generates $12.09 billion in revenue each year. The medical instruments supplier earns $1.10 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.48 on an earnings per share basis. Becton Dickinson and employs 41,933 workers across the globe.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  366 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  454 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  820
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This page was last updated on 7/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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