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12/19 9:06am ET

Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX)

140.43
Data as of Dec 18
 +3.63 / +2.65%
Today’s Change
105.21
Today|||52-Week Range
142.56
+27.10%
Year-to-Date

Today’s Trading

Previous close136.80
Today’s open138.24
Day’s range-- - --
Volume1,612,076
Average volume (3 months)1,615,523
Market cap$26.3B
Dividend yield1.71%
Data as of 12/18/2014

Growth & Valuation

Earnings growth (last year)-7.70%
Earnings growth (this year)+8.50%
Earnings growth (next 5 years)+8.10%
Revenue growth (last year)+4.87%
P/E ratio23.4
Price/Sales2.60
Price/Book5.20

Competitors

 Today’s
change
Today’s
% change
ZMHZimmer Holdings Inc+3.02+2.70%
SYKStryker Corp+3.00+3.23%
BSXBoston Scientific Co...+0.24+1.84%
EWEdwards Lifesciences...+1.66+1.28%
Data as of 12/18/2014

Financials

Next reporting dateFebruary 3, 2015
EPS forecast (this quarter)$1.43
Annual revenue (last year)$8.4B
Annual profit (last year)$1.2B
Net profit margin14.03%

Profile

Sector
Health Technology
Industry
Medical Specialties
Chairman, President &
Chief Executive Officer
Vincent A. Forlenza
Chief Operating Officer &
Executive Vice President
William A. Kozy
Corporate headquarters
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

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