Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX)

BDX (NYSE:Health Services)
$113.16
pos +0.23
+0.20%
Today's Range: 112.43 - 113.63 | BDX Avg Daily Volume: 923,700
Last Update: 04/17/14 - 4:01 PM EDT
Volume: 763,780
YTD Performance: 2.42%
Open: $112.65
Previous Close: $112.93
52 Week Range: $93.06 - $118.77
Oustanding Shares: 193,021,175
Market Cap: 21,797,881,293
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for BDX
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 6 6 6 6
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 8 8 8 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 2 2 2 3
Mean Rec. 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.63
Latest Dividend: 0.54
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.87%
Dividend Ex-Date: 03/06/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 24.91
Price Earnings Comparisons:
BDX Sector Avg. S&P 500
24.91 23.80 29.01
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
1.66% 19.68% 35.60%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 4.50 0.09 0.03
Net Income 10.50 -0.21 -0.07
EPS 16.30 0.18 0.06
Earnings for BDX:
EBITDA 1.80B
Revenue 8.05B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/14) Qtr (06/14) FY (09/14) FY (09/15)
Average Estimate $1.50 $1.68 $6.23 $6.80
Number of Analysts 14 13 17 15
High Estimate $1.53 $1.71 $6.27 $6.90
Low Estimate $1.47 $1.62 $6.20 $6.69
Prior Year $1.44 $1.58 $5.95 $6.23
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 4.32% 6.04% 4.65% 9.29%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands

bullishBoston Scientific upgraded at Piper

Jan 21, 2014 | 8:14 AM EST

BSX was upgraded to Overweight, Piper Jaffray said. $18 price target. Company is in the second leg of a multi-year move. 

bullishBecton Dickinson upgraded at BofA/Merrill

Jan 7, 2014 | 8:41 AM EST

BDX was upgraded to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $117 price target. Sales and earnings growth should stabilize.

bullishBecton Dickinson upgraded at Piper

Sep 18, 2013 | 7:55 AM EDT

BDX was upgraded from Neutral to Overweight, Piper Jaffray said. $117 price target. Microbiology market should drive earnings growth. 

By

Robert Moreno

 | Sep 5, 2013 | 2:00 PM EDT

Three charts forming around their 50-day moving average.

By

John Dorfman

 | Apr 26, 2013 | 12:00 PM EDT

Outperformance by safe sectors often signals trouble, but not always.

updateBDX Investor Mtg.

Jan 29, 2013 | 6:19 AM EST

 BD Annual Shareholder Meeting - 1PM

By

David Peltier

 | Dec 19, 2012 | 11:41 AM EST

Portfolio Mgr. David Peltier uncovers a low-dollar healthcare stock with big growth potential.

By

Paul Price

 | Nov 20, 2012 | 12:00 PM EST

This high-quality name seems ready for another sizable climb.

bearishBecton Dickinson downgraded at Leerink

Aug 3, 2012 | 8:32 AM EDT

BDX was downgraded to Market Perform, Leerink Swann said. Valuation call, based on an $80 price target. 

bearishBecton Dickinson downgraded at JP Morgan

Aug 1, 2012 | 7:20 AM EDT

BDX was downgraded from Neutral to Underweight, JP Morgan said. $72 price target. Company is facing lower end-market demand. 

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