Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Insider Sells $3160880.24 in Stock

Several research analysts recently weighed in on BDX shares. Citigroup initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, November 12 report. As per Monday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Macquarie Research has "Outperform" rating and $125 target. The stock of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) earned "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 28. As per Thursday, February 11, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 25 by Bank of America.

Stonebridge Capital Advisors Llc increased Bristol (BMY) stake by 170.8% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Impax Asset Management Ltd owns 823,248 shares or 1.34% of their U.S. portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 0% of its portfolio in Inc (NYSE:CRCM). The stock rose 1.00% or $0.87 reaching $87.82. Becton Dickinson & Co. now has $44.97B valuation. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $41.14. Macerich Co (NYSE:MAC) has declined 18.62% since September 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 16.67% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.31, from 0.87 in 2016Q3.

Champlain Investment Partners Llc increased Northern Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:NTRS) stake by 55,365 shares to 1.11 million valued at $99.28 million in 2016Q4. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Becton, Dickinson and by 8.5% during the 2nd quarter. Btim reported 457,325 shares. Los Angeles Management And Equity Rech owns 1,625 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Raymond James Financial, Inc. upgraded shares of Becton, Dickinson and from an "outperform" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and reduced their price target for the company from $210.00 to $180.00 in a research report on Friday, June 30th. Lakeview Capital Prtnrs Ltd Liability Com holds 0.3% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) or 2,140 shares. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Becton Dickinson and by 4.0% in the third quarter. Hikari Power Limited has invested 0.43% in Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG). Svcs Automobile Association reported 0.07% stake. Nadler Finance Gp invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG). The New Jersey-based Kcg has invested 0.03% in The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO). Comerica Bankshares holds 0.02% or 36,374 shares in its portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 43,293 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock valued at $8,447,000 after acquiring an additional 11,300 shares in the last quarter. Caledonia Invs Public Ltd Company reported 150,800 shares or 7.71% of all its holdings. They expect $0.36 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year's $0.36 per share. Victory stated it has 12,774 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 5,678 are held by Baxter Bros. Nicholas Investment Partners Lp who had been investing in Vail Resorts Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.08 billion market cap company. The Company's divisions include Google and Other Bets. It has a 38.87 P/E ratio.

Becton, Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. During the same quarter a year ago, the business posted $2.35 EPS. BMI's profit will be $9.87 million for 33.68 P/E if the $0.34 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.87 actual EPS reported by Sensient Technologies Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.15% negative EPS growth.

Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

Stonebridge Capital Management Inc. now owns 5,025 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock valued at $980,000 after buying an additional 25 shares during the period. Its up 0.31, from 0.87 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 52 investors sold BDX shares while 352 reduced holdings. Catawba Capital Management VA raised its position in shares of Becton Dickinson and by 0.4% in the third quarter. The medical instruments supplier reported $2.46 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.44 by $0.02. Eulav Asset stated it has 22,000 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. American Century Companies holds 89,788 shares. New York-based Adirondack Tru has invested 0.26% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Fiduciary Commerce invested in 0.38% or 70,856 shares. About shares traded. Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) has risen 12.32% since September 15, 2016 and is uptrending.

Shares of Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) traded up 0.14% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $195.61. Sirios Capital Management LP acquired 239,566 shares as Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX)'s stock rose 1.79%. Ls Invest Ltd Liability Corp has 20,155 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. Geode Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Com owns 106,212 shares. Barclays Capital maintained Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) rating on Thursday, August 10. Amer Mngmt reported 101 shares. More interesting news about Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) were released by: and their article: "Retractable Technologies, Inc". Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Becton Dickinson and from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 16th. Therefore 100% are positive. RBC Capital Markets maintained Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) on Friday, August 7 with "Sector Perform" rating. The company was maintained on Friday, August 5 by UBS. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BDX in report on Thursday, February 4 with "Sector Perform" rating. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, June 23 by J.P. Morgan. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $213.00 price target on shares of Becton, Dickinson and in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $19300 target in Monday, July 10 report. The company was maintained on Monday, July 10 by Cowen & Co. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Neutral" on Wednesday, July 20.

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