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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.17
NYSE:BDX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. NYSE:BDX: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:BDX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.03
Current: 0.17
0.04
1.03
Equity to Asset 0.30
NYSE:BDX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NYSE:BDX: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:BDX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.3
0.27
0.62
Interest Coverage 3.69
NYSE:BDX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 39.77 vs. NYSE:BDX: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:BDX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.89  Med: 15.87 Max: 42.29
Current: 3.69
2.89
42.29
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.63
M-Score: -2.80
WACC vs ROIC
8.26%
7.77%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.46
NYSE:BDX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. NYSE:BDX: 11.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:BDX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.45  Med: 19.61 Max: 22.75
Current: 11.46
10.45
22.75
Net-margin (%) 7.81
NYSE:BDX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. NYSE:BDX: 7.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:BDX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.76  Med: 15.56 Max: 18.49
Current: 7.81
6.76
18.49
ROE (%) 12.92
NYSE:BDX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. NYSE:BDX: 12.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:BDX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.38  Med: 24.34 Max: 28.17
Current: 12.92
11.38
28.17
ROA (%) 3.74
NYSE:BDX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. NYSE:BDX: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:BDX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.57  Med: 11.79 Max: 14.79
Current: 3.74
3.57
14.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.36
NYSE:BDX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. NYSE:BDX: 27.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:BDX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.71  Med: 35.48 Max: 40.37
Current: 27.36
21.71
40.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.40
NYSE:BDX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. NYSE:BDX: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:BDX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 9.2 Max: 12.4
Current: 12.4
4.4
12.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
NYSE:BDX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. NYSE:BDX: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:BDX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.6  Med: 9.1 Max: 15.7
Current: 8.5
-1.6
15.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.30
NYSE:BDX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NYSE:BDX: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:BDX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: 11.4 Max: 21.9
Current: -1.3
-14.2
21.9
» NYSE:BDX's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

BDX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 79,016 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 9,000 sh (+125.00%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 357,800 sh (+70.38%)
Ken Fisher 2,813 sh (+41.43%)
Pioneer Investments 953,254 sh (+2.00%)
First Eagle Investment 1,373,241 sh (+0.23%)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 65,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Mairs and Power 5,184 sh (-0.63%)
Dodge & Cox 14,780 sh (-1.72%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,937,587 sh (-4.48%)
Ray Dalio 5,069 sh (-7.31%)
Jeremy Grantham 749,694 sh (-11.43%)
Jeff Auxier 26,225 sh (-12.80%)
Mario Gabelli 214,955 sh (-18.09%)
Jim Simons 1,207,317 sh (-25.52%)
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Q1 2016

BDX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 2,300 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 10,937 sh (+115.76%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 732,099 sh (+104.61%)
First Eagle Investment 1,389,002 sh (+1.15%)
Dodge & Cox 14,930 sh (+1.01%)
Tom Gayner 9,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 26,225 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 931,609 sh (-2.27%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,703,387 sh (-7.97%)
Mario Gabelli 191,090 sh (-11.10%)
Mairs and Power 4,584 sh (-11.57%)
Robert Olstein 54,000 sh (-16.92%)
Jeremy Grantham 602,775 sh (-19.60%)
Jim Simons 754,966 sh (-37.47%)
Ken Fisher 1,473 sh (-47.64%)
John Hussman 25,000 sh (-50.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 19,575 sh (-75.23%)
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Q2 2016

BDX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 2,163 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,201 sh (+39.17%)
Jeremy Grantham 709,700 sh (+17.74%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 860,000 sh (+17.47%)
Mairs and Power 4,703 sh (+2.60%)
Tom Gayner 9,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 26,225 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 25,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 917,916 sh (-1.47%)
Joel Greenblatt 18,713 sh (-4.40%)
Ken Fisher 1,395 sh (-5.30%)
Dodge & Cox 13,830 sh (-7.37%)
Mario Gabelli 162,864 sh (-14.77%)
Robert Olstein 46,000 sh (-14.81%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,868,387 sh (-30.89%)
Ray Dalio 3,737 sh (-65.83%)
First Eagle Investment 390,407 sh (-71.89%)
Jim Simons 119,010 sh (-84.24%)
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Q3 2016

BDX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ray Dalio 5,000 sh (+33.80%)
Louis Moore Bacon 2,579 sh (+19.23%)
Mairs and Power 5,378 sh (+14.35%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 970,000 sh (+12.79%)
Jeremy Grantham 745,800 sh (+5.09%)
Tom Gayner 9,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 13,830 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 26,225 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 1,394 sh (-0.07%)
Pioneer Investments 874,062 sh (-4.78%)
Mario Gabelli 135,909 sh (-16.55%)
Robert Olstein 36,100 sh (-21.52%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,301,633 sh (-30.33%)
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Business Description

Industry: Medical Instruments & Equipment » Medical Instruments & Supplies    NAICS: 339112    SIC: 3841
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Traded in other countries:BOX.Germany, BDX.Switzerland, 0R19.UK,
Becton Dickinson & Co is a medical technology company, engaged in the manufacture and sale of medical devices, instrument systems and reagents used by healthcare institutions, life science researchers, general public and clinical laboratories.

Becton, Dickinson and Co was incorporated under the laws of the State of New Jersey in November 1906. The Company is a medical technology company engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of medical devices, instrument systems and reagents used by healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, general public and the pharmaceutical industry. Its operations include two business segments; BD Medical and BD Life Sciences. BD Medical produces an array of medical technologies and devices that are used to help improve healthcare delivery in a range of settings. The primary customers served by BD Medical are hospitals and clinics; physicians' office practices; consumers and retail pharmacies; governmental and nonprofit public health agencies; pharmaceutical companies; and healthcare workers. BD Life Sciences provides products for the safe collection and transport of diagnostics specimens, and instruments and reagent systems to detect a range of infectious diseases, healthcare-associated infections and cancers. In addition, BD Life Sciences produces research and clinical tools that facilitate the study of cells, and the components of cells, to gain understanding of normal and disease processes. That information is used to aid the discovery and development of new drugs and vaccines, and to improve the diagnosis and management of diseases. The primary customers served by BD Life Sciences are hospitals, laboratories and clinics; blood banks; healthcare workers; public health agencies; physicians' office practices; academic and government institutions; and pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. It has manufacturing operations outside the United States, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The Company competes in the marketplace on the basis of many factors, including price, quality, innovation, service, reputation, distribution and promotion. Its medical technology products and operations are subject to regulation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and various other federal and state agencies, as well as by foreign governmental agencies.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 37.01
BDX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. BDX: 37.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BDX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.27  Med: 19.46 Max: 47.83
Current: 37.01
10.27
47.83
Forward P/E 17.54
BDX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. BDX: 17.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 37.01
BDX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 27.71 vs. BDX: 37.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BDX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.02  Med: 20.98 Max: 47.83
Current: 37.01
13.02
47.83
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 24.22
BDX's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 25.97 vs. BDX: 24.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
BDX' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.59  Med: 17.91 Max: 38.44
Current: 24.22
10.59
38.44
P/B 4.64
BDX's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. BDX: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BDX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.96  Med: 4.11 Max: 5.6
Current: 4.64
2.96
5.6
P/S 2.92
BDX's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BDX: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BDX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 2.73 Max: 3.54
Current: 2.92
2
3.54
PFCF 19.58
BDX's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 27.13 vs. BDX: 19.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BDX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.46  Med: 19.67 Max: 35.11
Current: 19.58
13.46
35.11
POCF 14.10
BDX's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 16.52 vs. BDX: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BDX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.76  Med: 12.51 Max: 19.45
Current: 14.1
8.76
19.45
EV-to-EBIT 30.77
BDX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 23.32 vs. BDX: 30.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BDX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.7  Med: 14.1 Max: 40.4
Current: 30.77
9.7
40.4
EV-to-EBITDA 17.46
BDX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 17.51 vs. BDX: 17.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BDX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 10.65 Max: 22.6
Current: 17.46
7.5
22.6
PEG 12.13
BDX's PEG is ranked lower than
93% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. BDX: 12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BDX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.8 Max: 24.28
Current: 12.13
0.92
24.28
Shiller P/E 30.97
BDX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 40.02 vs. BDX: 30.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BDX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.07  Med: 24.26 Max: 39.96
Current: 30.97
17.07
39.96
Current Ratio 1.45
BDX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. BDX: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BDX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.21 Max: 2.76
Current: 1.45
1.23
2.76
Quick Ratio 1.06
BDX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BDX: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BDX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.06
0.73
2.1
Days Inventory 105.06
BDX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 122.94 vs. BDX: 105.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BDX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 103.39  Med: 120.58 Max: 127.55
Current: 105.06
103.39
127.55
Days Sales Outstanding 47.31
BDX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 62.71 vs. BDX: 47.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BDX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.31  Med: 58.29 Max: 62.16
Current: 47.31
47.31
62.16
Days Payable 37.39
BDX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
67% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 45.76 vs. BDX: 37.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BDX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.63  Med: 32.87 Max: 41.22
Current: 37.39
27.63
41.22

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.63
BDX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BDX: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BDX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.77 Max: 2.44
Current: 1.63
1.12
2.44
Dividend Payout 0.59
BDX's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
79% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. BDX: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BDX' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.59
0.19
0.72
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.10
BDX's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
52% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. BDX: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BDX' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 12.5 Max: 29.1
Current: 10.1
2.6
29.1
Forward Dividend Yield 1.75
BDX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. BDX: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.63
BDX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. BDX: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BDX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 2.85 Max: 3.93
Current: 2.63
1.8
3.93
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.20
BDX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 vs. BDX: -3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BDX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.2  Med: 0.8 Max: 6
Current: -3.2
-3.2
6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.72
BDX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. BDX: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BDX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.46 Max: 3.32
Current: 1.72
1.06
3.32
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 3.46
BDX's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
88% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. BDX: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.06
BDX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. BDX: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BDX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.26
Current: 1.06
0.7
1.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.22
BDX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BDX: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BDX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 7.1 Max: 10.4
Current: 3.22
2.5
10.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.81
BDX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. BDX: 6.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BDX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 14.8 Max: 19.6
Current: 6.81
5.3
19.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $12,482
EPS (TTM) $ 4.50
Beta1.03
Short Percentage of Float1.73%
52-Week Range $129.50 - 181.76
Shares Outstanding (Mil)212.32

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Revenue (Mil $) 12,175 12,713 13,150
EPS ($) 9.48 10.45 11.10
EPS w/o NRI ($) 9.48 10.45 11.10
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
9.55%
Dividends Per Share ($) 2.80 3.02 3.51
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