Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Stake Lessened by Scotia Capital Inc

The correct version of this story can be read at The institutional investor owned 8,053 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock after buying an additional 2,100 shares during the period. Becton Dickinson now has $51.07B valuation. (NYSE:BDX) traded down 0.90% on Friday, reaching $171.86. About 1.41M shares traded or 13.71% up from the average.

Becton, Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500.

Westend Advisors Llc decreased Kroger Company (KR) stake by 6.1% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Ejf Capital Limited Liability Company holds 1.44 million shares. Insiders have sold a total of 75,904 shares of company stock valued at $15,242,688 in the last quarter. Kroger Company now has $19.12 billion valuation. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 26,638 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,279,917.98.

Scotia Capital Inc. cut its holdings in shares of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) by 5.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It has underperformed by 69.70% the S&P500.

12 West Capital Management Lp increased its stake in Diana Shipping Inc (DSX) by 11.29% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. It also upped Pimco (Prn) (MUNI) stake by 16,170 shares and now owns 21,049 shares. Disney Walt Co (NYSE:DIS) was reduced too.

Among 17 analysts covering Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Becton Dickinson had 39 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) rating on Thursday, August 3. On Friday, June 9 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $175.39. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Equal-Weight" on Monday, January 4. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Thursday, February 4 with "Neutral". Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $213.00 target price on shares of Becton, Dickinson and in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th.

More notable recent Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) news were published by: which released: "Eastern District Court Denies Motion to Reconsider Becton, Dickinson and Co ..." on October 31, 2017, also with their article: "Becton Dickinson & Co's (BDX) Healthy Quant Score Keeps it a Buy" published on October 24, 2017, published: "Founders Capital Management, Llc Buys Alphabet Inc, Becton, Dickinson and Co ..." on October 16, 2017. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reissued a "positive" rating and set a $235.00 target price (up previously from $225.00) on shares of Becton, Dickinson and in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. The company was maintained on Monday, August 10 by Deutsche Bank. SHERMAN JEFFREY S had sold 28,765 shares worth $5.35M. The institutional investor owned 26,139 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock after selling 1,592 shares during the period. Its down 0.21, from 1.34 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 50 investors sold Becton Dickinson and Co shares while 311 reduced holdings. Levin Capital Strategies L.P. raised its position in Becton, Dickinson and by 2.6% in the first quarter. Woodmont Investment Counsel Ltd has invested 0.21% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Texas-based Fayez Sarofim And has invested 0% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Next Century Growth Invsts Ltd invested in 0.7% or 106,646 shares. (NYSE:EXPR) earned "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, June 1. Moors And Cabot Incorporated stated it has 7,024 shares or 0.23% of all its holdings. Nippon Life Global Americas reported 63,170 shares stake. Joel Isaacson & Com Lc reported 3,825 shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Com Ltd Liability Com reported 606,340 shares or 0.65% of all its holdings. Bath Savings invested in 0.1% or 1,817 shares. Moreover, Rockefeller Ser Inc has 1.92% invested in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Boston Family Office Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Haverford Trust Company invested 1.54% of its portfolio in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Sirios Cap Management Lp reported 635,356 shares. Retail Bank Of Stockton accumulated 7,544 shares. Its up 0.07, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. 93 funds opened positions while 234 raised stakes. 602.51 million shares or 1.81% more from 591.78 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Invesco Ltd holds 0.08% or 1.38M shares in its portfolio. Portland Advsr has 0.78% invested in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Aureus Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com stated it has 1,695 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 82.26% of the company's stock. Riggs Asset Managment Comm Inc holds 319 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Cadence Management Ltd invested in 12,565 shares or 0.02% of the stock. (NYSE:VMI). Sei Com accumulated 11,195 shares. Braun Stacey Assocs has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Valmont Industries, Inc. Apg Asset Mngmt Nv has invested 0.17% in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Pnc Financial Group Inc Inc reported 0.07% stake. (NYSE:EXPR) to report $0.08 EPS on December, 7.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 27.27% from last quarter's $0.11 EPS. Becton, Dickinson and's revenue for the quarter was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter past year. KR's profit will be $355.72 million for 13.44 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality. Aperio Group LLC now owns 176,737 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock worth $34,632,000 after acquiring an additional 5,448 shares during the period. Emerald Advisers Pa owns 296,260 shares.

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