CR Bard Inc (BCR)

BCR (NYSE:Health Services)
neg -0.30
Today's Range: 148.63 - 149.76 | BCR Avg Daily Volume: 689,100
Last Update: 08/21/14 - 2:09 PM EDT
Volume: 220,999
YTD Performance: 11.24%
Open: $149.72
Previous Close: $149.00
52 Week Range: $112.94 - $154.16
Oustanding Shares: 74,635,981
Market Cap: 11,186,440,832
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for BCR
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 1 1 1 2
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 10 11 11 10
Moderate Sell 1 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.95 2.88 2.88 2.74
Latest Dividend: 0.22
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.59%
Dividend Ex-Date: 07/17/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 15.55
Price Earnings Comparisons:
BCR Sector Avg. S&P 500
15.55 15.40 28.70
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
1.16% 30.82% 70.34%
Revenue 3.10 0.12 0.04
Net Income 30.10 0.35 0.11
EPS 38.80 0.58 0.16
Earnings for BCR:
Revenue 3.05B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $2.10 $2.25 $8.31 $9.23
Number of Analysts 9 10 12 13
High Estimate $2.17 $2.30 $8.34 $9.45
Low Estimate $2.07 $2.15 $8.30 $9.00
Prior Year $1.50 $1.42 $5.78 $8.31
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 40.22% 58.10% 43.83% 11.04%
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A wave of M&A in the health sector makes sense.
Jun 18, 2014 | 7:38 AM EDT
BCR was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight, Barclays said. Pressure on co due to its exposure to the peripheral vascular space,...
Apr 07, 2014 | 8:19 AM EDT
BCR was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Valuation call, based on a $150 price target. 
Jan 06, 2014 | 8:33 AM EST
BCR was downgraded from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Valuation call, as the stock gained 37% in 2013. 
Oct 23, 2013 | 8:14 AM EDT
BCR was upgraded from Neutral to Overweight, Piper Jaffray said. $140 price target. Organic growth profile is improving. 
Oct 23, 2013 | 7:51 AM EDT
BCR was upgraded from Sell to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. Negative catalysts have been realized. $132 price target.

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Feb 22, 2013 | 8:21 AM EST
BCR was downgraded to Sell from Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. $95 price target. Market giving too much credit for outer eyar revenue/EPS...

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