Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX)

BDX (NYSE:Health Services)
pos +0.32
Today's Range: 112.43 - 113.63 | BDX Avg Daily Volume: 926,700
Last Update: 04/17/14 - 2:51 PM EDT
Volume: 422,784
YTD Performance: 2.21%
Open: $112.65
Previous Close: $112.93
52 Week Range: $93.06 - $118.77
Oustanding Shares: 193,021,175
Market Cap: 21,958,088,868
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 24.00 28.65
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
0.84% 18.35% 35.33%
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:
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
Average Frequency Indicator Chart
Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
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. 
Jan 07, 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.
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.&n...
Three charts forming around their 50-day moving average.
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Jan 29, 2013 | 6:19 AM EST
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Aug 03, 2012 | 8:32 AM EDT
BDX was downgraded to Market Perform, Leerink Swann said. Valuation call, based on an $80 price target. 
Aug 01, 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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