Becton Stock Today

BDX -  USA Stock  

USD 244.12  2.18  0.90%

Market Performance
0 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 34
Becton Dickinson is trading at 244.12 as of the 6th of December 2021; that is 0.90% increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 241.94. Becton Dickinson has about a 34 percent probability of financial distress in the next few years of operation and has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Becton Dickinson And are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 6th of November 2021 and ending today, the 6th of December 2021. Please note, there could be an existing legal relationship between Becton Dickinson And (BDX) and Becton Dickinson (BDXB). Click here to learn more.
Becton, Dickinson and Company develops, manufactures, and sells medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment, and diagnostic products worldwide. Becton, Dickinson and Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. Becton Dickinson operates under Medical Instruments Supplies classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. The company has 290.82 M outstanding shares of which 3.75 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 2.64 days to cover. More on Becton Dickinson And

Becton Dickinson Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. If you consider yourself one of those investors, make sure you clearly understand your entering position. Becton Dickinson's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Becton Dickinson or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Becton Dickinson And generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Becton Dickinson And has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
Over 88.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition by Christopher DelOrefice of 18638 shares of Becton Dickinson subject to Rule 16b-3
Becton Dickinson Fama & French Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
Fama & French Classification
Becton Dickinson And SEC Filings
Becton Dickinson SEC Filings Security & Exchange Commission EDGAR Reports
Legal NameBecton Dickinson And
Related EntityBDXB (Becton Dickinson Co)
ChairmanThomas Polen  (View All)
Thematic Classifications
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Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Becton Dickinson report their recommendations after researching Becton Dickinson's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Becton Dickinson's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Becton Dickinson And. The Becton consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Becton Dickinson.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Becton Dickinson And based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Becton Dickinson And financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
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Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares286.3 M287.2 M
Slightly Down
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted253.2 M292.1 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations3.9 B4.6 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Assets46.8 B53.9 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities27.1 B30.2 B
Moderately Down
Slightly volatile
Current Assets9.1 B8.8 B
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities5.9 B6.6 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Debt16.3 B17.6 B
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets0.04270.037
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.450.466
Sufficiently Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.40.372
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Becton Dickinson's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
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Financial Strength
Becton Dickinson's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Becton Dickinson's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Becton Dickinson's bond ratings measure its overall creditworthiness, which in many ways corresponds to the cost of borrowing for an issuer. These ratings assign a letter grade to all of Becton Dickinson's outstanding corporate bonds that indicate their credit quality. We use reports published by private self-sufficient rating services such as Standard & Poor's or Fitch Ratings Inc. to evaluate a bond issuer's financial strength or its ability to pay a bond's principal and interest.
BBB+ ( Average Bond Rating ) Good
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Becton Dickinson's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Becton Dickinson's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Becton Dickinson's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Becton Dickinson deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Becton Dickinson cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company has 17.73 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.73, which is OK given its current industry classification. Becton Dickinson And has a current ratio of 1.21, demonstrating that it is in a questionable position to pay out its financial commitments when the payables are due.

Operating Cash Flow

3.93 BillionShare
Becton Dickinson And (BDX) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in 1 Becton Drive, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417-1880, United States and employs 72,000 people. Becton Dickinson is listed under Medical Equipment category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with total capitalization of 70.99 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Becton Dickinson's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Becton Dickinson's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Becton Dickinson And runs under Healthcare sector within Medical Instruments & Supplies industry. The entity has 290.82 M outstanding shares of which 3.75 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 2.64 days to cover. Becton Dickinson And has about 3.18 B in cash with 5.18 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 11.06.
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Becton Dickinson And retains a total of 290.82 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Becton Dickinson And outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Becton Dickinson And to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Becton Dickinson. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Becton Dickinson And as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Becton Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Becton Dickinson's target price odds to finish over the current price? Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Becton Dickinson jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 69.1%. The Becton Dickinson And probability density function shows the probability of Becton Dickinson stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon Becton Dickinson has a beta of 0.1999 suggesting as returns on the market go up, Becton Dickinson average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Becton Dickinson And will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. Becton Dickinson And is significantly underperforming DOW.
 Odds Down 244.12HorizonTargetOdds Up 244.12 
30.56%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Becton Dickinson to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 69.1 (This Becton Dickinson And probability density function shows the probability of Becton Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Becton Dickinson Historical Income Statement

Becton Dickinson And Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Becton's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Becton Dickinson And revenue and expense. Becton Dickinson Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Becton Dickinson Direct Expenses is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Becton Dickinson reported Direct Expenses of 10.82 Billion in 2020. Net Income Common Stock is likely to rise to about 2.2 B in 2021, whereas Consolidated Income is likely to drop slightly above 1.7 B in 2021. View More Fundamentals

Becton Stock Against Markets

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Becton Dickinson Corporate Directors

Becton Dickinson corporate directors refer to members of a Becton Dickinson board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Becton Dickinson's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Becton Dickinson's board members must vote for the resolution. The Becton Dickinson board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Is Becton Dickinson's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Becton Dickinson. If investors know Becton will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Becton Dickinson listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Becton Dickinson And is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Becton that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Becton Dickinson's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Becton Dickinson's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Becton Dickinson's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Becton Dickinson's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Becton Dickinson's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Becton Dickinson value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Becton Dickinson's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.