Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX)

BDX (NYSE:Health Services) EQUITY
pos +1.90
Today's Range: 166.75 - 169.67 | BDX Avg Daily Volume: 819,300
Last Update: 10/28/16 - 12:15 PM EDT
Volume: 367,940
YTD Performance: 8.54%
Open: $167.41
Previous Close: $167.25
52 Week Range: $129.50 - $181.76
Oustanding Shares: 212,925,842
Market Cap: 35,675,724,827
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 10 9 9 9
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 4 4 4 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.57 1.62 1.62 1.71
Latest Dividend: 0.66
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.58%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/07/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 31.98
Price Earnings Comparisons:
BDX Sector Avg. S&P 500
31.98 44.80 29.30
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-4.17% 18.83% 58.46%
Revenue 21.70 0.30 0.10
Net Income -41.40 -0.40 -0.14
EPS -44.10 -0.40 -0.15
Earnings for BDX:
Revenue 10.28B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/16) Qtr (12/16) FY (09/16) FY (09/17)
Average Estimate $2.09 $2.20 $8.56 $9.47
Number of Analysts 12 5 13 13
High Estimate $2.21 $2.35 $8.57 $9.56
Low Estimate $2.06 $2.09 $8.53 $9.40
Prior Year $1.94 $1.96 $7.16 $8.56
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 7.52% 12.04% 19.52% 10.65%
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But several airline and retail stocks are proving highly volatile.
The leadership is quite stark.
Let me give you the unassailable themes.
There is so much buying power in so many new areas.
Our first upside target is the $180 area.
If you are lucky enough to be long Becton Dickinson, stay with it.
Feb 11, 2016 | 7:31 AM EST
BDX was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. Valuation call, based on a $163 price target. 
There are some good buying ideas among these stocks.
Mar 27, 2015 | 7:28 AM EDT
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