Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX)

BDX (NYSE:Health Services) EQUITY
$177.21
neg -0.52
-0.29%
Today's Range: 176.58 - 178.79 | BDX Avg Daily Volume: 842,400
Last Update: 08/31/16 - 4:01 PM EDT
Volume: 864,625
YTD Performance: 15.34%
Open: $177.80
Previous Close: $177.73
52 Week Range: $128.87 - $178.15
Oustanding Shares: 212,925,842
Market Cap: 37,741,105,494
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 9 9 9 9
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 4 5 5 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.62 1.71 1.71 1.71
Latest Dividend: 0.66
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.49%
Dividend Ex-Date: 09/07/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 33.83
Price Earnings Comparisons:
BDX Sector Avg. S&P 500
33.83 47.40 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
6.43% 24.43% 82.51%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
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:
EBITDA 2.39B
Revenue 10.28B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/16) Qtr (12/16) FY (09/16) FY (09/17)
Average Estimate $2.09 $2.21 $8.56 $9.47
Number of Analysts 11 5 11 12
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) 7.92% 12.65% 19.51% 10.63%
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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.
Bullish
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.
Bullish
Mar 27, 2015 | 7:28 AM EDT
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