C.R. Bard Inc (BCR)

BCR (NYSE:Health Services) EQUITY
neg -4.69
Today's Range: 210.01 - 216.06 | BCR Avg Daily Volume: 448,200
Last Update: 10/27/16 - 4:02 PM EDT
Volume: 729,572
YTD Performance: 13.47%
Open: $215.25
Previous Close: $214.95
52 Week Range: $172.21 - $239.43
Oustanding Shares: 73,454,615
Market Cap: 15,788,334,948
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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 2 2 1 1
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 12 11 12 13
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.67 2.64 2.79 2.80
Latest Dividend: 0.26
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.48%
Dividend Ex-Date: 10/20/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 49.99
Price Earnings Comparisons:
BCR Sector Avg. S&P 500
49.99 50.30 29.40
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-7.14% 19.86% 59.75%
Revenue 2.80 0.10 0.05
Net Income -54.00 -0.70 -0.36
EPS -52.90 -0.70 -0.34
Earnings for BCR:
Revenue 3.42B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (12/16) Qtr (03/17) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $2.73 $2.59 $10.26 $11.39
Number of Analysts 13 6 8 15
High Estimate $2.75 $2.70 $10.27 $11.55
Low Estimate $2.67 $2.54 $10.23 $11.25
Prior Year $2.43 $2.34 $9.08 $10.26
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 12.50% 10.83% 13.00% 11.02%
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Oct 26, 2016 | 7:07 AM EDT
BCR was upgraded from Market Perform to Outperform, BMO Capital said. Valuation call, based on a $240 price target.
These sectors are full of high-priced, low-growth stocks.
The leadership is quite stark.
Let me give you the unassailable themes.
There is so much buying power in so many new areas.
Traders should look to go long BCR near $210 if it pulls back.
Buyers should stay on the sidelines of Bard until a base is formed, potentially at a lower level.
Two significant, but subtle forces may threaten the group in the next 12 months.
We would begin trimming our position with a stop-loss just below $180.
With no top in sight, we remain bulls on this name.

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