Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Becton, Dickinson and Company has a 52 week low of $161.29 and a 52 week high of $214.72. Insiders sold a total of 75,904 shares of company stock valued at $15,242,688 over the last quarter. The stock decreased 0.69% or $1.45 during the last trading session, reaching $208.65. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 12,861 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,538,890.01.

Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). It has underperformed by 48.56% the S&P500.

Northeast Investment Management decreased Becton Dickinson (BDX) stake by 54.97% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Also, insider Linda M. Tharby sold 11,704 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 6th. Brown Advisory holds 1.51M shares. Roper Technologies Inc now has $26.28 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.12% or $0.26 on October 27, reaching $210.1. About shares traded. Roper Technologies Inc (NYSE:ROP) has risen 23.10% since October 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.07% the S&P500. It also reduced its holding in American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) by 66,325 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.52 million shares, and cut its stake in Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION). It also upped Shire Plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) stake by 288,189 shares and now owns 671,445 shares. Blackrock invested in 0.18% or 17.68M shares. Its down 0.07, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. The shares were sold at an average price of $176.10, for a total transaction of $1,822,987.20. Palladium Ltd Liability Com accumulated 9,674 shares. 1,297 were reported by Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Europe). Becton, Dickinson and Company's average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was -22.1 percent during the past 12 months. Archford Capital Strategies Limited Liability Company stated it has 17 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Headinvest Ltd holds 4,400 shares. Wheatland, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 6,800 shares. Invesco Ltd stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Thermon Group Holdings Inc (NYSE:THR). Almanack Investment Partners LLC. acquired a new stake in Becton, Dickinson and during the first quarter worth about $105,000. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh reported 76,725 shares. Gilman Hill Asset Mgmt Lc has 13,230 shares. Howe And Rusling Incorporated holds 2.29% or 85,201 shares. Paloma Prtnrs Management reported 0% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Washington Bancshares has 315 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 1,762 were accumulated by National Planning Corporation. 1,817 are held by Bath Savings Tru Communication. Therefore 58% are positive. The company has market cap of $1.78 billion. The firm has "Strong Buy" rating by Raymond James given on Friday, June 30.

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 13 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 5 Hold. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus.

14 analysts on average are expecting the company to report revenue of $3.15 Billion for the current quarter. The dividend payment was $0.730 per share for the quarter which comes to $2.92 on an annualized basis. BDX's profit will be $539.29M for 22.05 P/E if the $2.37 EPS becomes a reality. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.94 EPS.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.87, from 0.86 in 2017Q1.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding BDX? 195.76 million shares or 16.43% more from 168.14 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Smithfield Co holds 7,693 shares.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Balyasny Asset Management LLC Has $23.53 Million Stake in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX)" was originally reported by Dispatch Tribunal and is the sole property of of Dispatch Tribunal. Bb&T reported 5,314 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Acrospire Investment Management LLC increased its position in Becton Dickinson and by 458.0% in the second quarter. Orleans Capital Mgmt La invested 2.91% of its portfolio in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Amf Pensionsforsakring has invested 0.51% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX).

Becton, Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. Pennsylvania-based Pnc Financial Group has invested 0.07% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Moreover, Canada Pension Plan Inv Board has 0% invested in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) for 1,318 shares. Olstein Ltd Partnership holds 27,100 shares.

Since May 25, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $5.35 million activity. The insider SHERMAN JEFFREY S sold 28,765 shares worth $5.35 million.

Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) stock price rose 25.62 percent over the past one year, while increased 12.37 percent during the past 6 months. Therefore 57% are positive. Zacks Investment Research raised Becton, Dickinson and from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. SunTrust initiated the shares of MGNX in report on Tuesday, December 20 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Credit Suisse. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, September 13 report. Equity analyst Wells Fargo added BDX to its research portfolio giving it an initial rating of "Outperform". The firm has "Buy" rating by UBS given on Friday, August 5. The firm has "Buy" rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, September 22. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Wednesday, September 6. The stock of Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) earned "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Thursday, February 4. Lowes Cos Inc (NYSE:LOW) was raised too.

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