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Becton, Dickinson and Co Current Ratio

: 1.35 (As of Jun. 2022)
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The current ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures a company's ability to pay short-term obligations. It is calculated as a company's Total Current Assets divides by its Total Current Liabilities. Becton, Dickinson and Co's current ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 1.35.

Becton, Dickinson and Co has a current ratio of 1.35. It generally indicates good short-term financial strength.

The historical rank and industry rank for Becton, Dickinson and Co's Current Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

BDX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96   Med: 1.81   Max: 5.82
Current: 1.35

During the past 13 years, Becton, Dickinson and Co's highest Current Ratio was 5.82. The lowest was 0.96. And the median was 1.81.

BDX's Current Ratio is ranked worse than
84.89% of 847 companies
in the Medical Devices & Instruments industry
Industry Median: 3.34 vs BDX: 1.35

Becton, Dickinson and Co Current Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Becton, Dickinson and Co's Current Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Becton, Dickinson and Co Annual Data
Trend Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21
Current Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.58 1.03 1.18 1.54 1.33

Becton, Dickinson and Co Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Current Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.23 1.33 1.23 1.53 1.35

Competitive Comparison

For the Medical Instruments & Supplies subindustry, Becton, Dickinson and Co's Current Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Current Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Becton, Dickinson and Co Current Ratio Distribution

For the Medical Devices & Instruments industry and Healthcare sector, Becton, Dickinson and Co's Current Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Becton, Dickinson and Co's Current Ratio falls into.



Becton, Dickinson and Co Current Ratio Calculation

The current ratio is mainly used to give an idea of the company's ability to pay back its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets.

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Current Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2021

Current Ratio (A: Sep. 2021 )=Total Current Assets (A: Sep. 2021 )/Total Current Liabilities (A: Sep. 2021 )
=8838/6626
=1.33

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Current Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Current Ratio (Q: Jun. 2022 )=Total Current Assets (Q: Jun. 2022 )/Total Current Liabilities (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=9547/7080
=1.35

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Becton, Dickinson and Co  (NYSE:BDX) Current Ratio Explanation

The current ratio can give a sense of the efficiency of a company's operating cycle or its ability to turn its product into cash. Companies that have trouble getting paid on their receivables or have long inventory turnover can run into liquidity problems because they are unable to alleviate their obligations. Because business operations differ in each industry, it is always more useful to compare companies within the same industry.

Acceptable current ratios vary from industry to industry and are generally between 1 and 3 for healthy businesses.

The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations. A ratio under 1 suggests that the company would be unable to pay off its obligations if they came due at that point. While this shows the company is not in good financial health, it does not necessarily mean that it will go bankrupt - as there are many ways to access financing - but it is definitely not a good sign.

If all other things were equal, a creditor, who is expecting to be paid in the next 12 months, would consider a high current ratio to be better than a low current ratio, because a high current ratio means that the company is more likely to meet its liabilities which fall due in the next 12 months.


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Becton, Dickinson and Co Business Description

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Address
1 Becton Drive, Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA, 07417-1880
Becton, Dickinson is the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of medical surgical products, such as needles, syringes, and sharps-disposal units. The company also manufactures diagnostic instruments and reagents, as well as flow cytometry and cell-imaging systems. BD Interventional (largely the former Bard business) accounts for 23% of revenue. International revenue accounts for 44% of the company's business.
Executives
Hickey David officer: EVP & President, Life Sciences BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 1 BECTON DRIVE FRANKLIN LAKES NJ 07417
Neal Shana Carol officer: Chief People Officer 9120 LOCKWOOD BOULEVARD MECHANICSVILLE VA 23116
Ezell Antoine C officer: EVP, President, NA & CMO BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 1 BECTON DRIVE FRANKLIN LAKES NJ 07417
Spoerel Thomas J officer: VP Controller & Chief Acct Off BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 1 BECTON DRIVE FRANKLIN LAKES NJ 07417
Brown William M director HARRIS CORPORATION 1025 W NASA BOULEVARD MELBOURNE FL 32919
Larson Betty D officer: EVP HR & CHRO C/O C. R. BARD, INC. 730 CENTRAL AVENUE MURRAY HILL NJ 07974
Khichi Samrat S. officer: EVP and General Counsel C/O CATALENT, INC. 14 SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD SOMERSET NJ 08873
Conroy Alexandre officer: EVP of Integrated Supply Chain BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 1 BECTON DRIVE FRANKLIN LAKES NJ 07417
Campion Simon D officer: EVP and Segment President BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 1 BECTON DRIVE FRANKLIN LAKES NJ 07417
Scott Bertram L director C/O BECTON DICKERSON & CO 1 BECTON DR FRANKLIN LAKES NJ 07417
Jones Christopher Ian Montague director 110, BANBURY ROAD OXFORD X0 OX2 6JU
Pomeroy Claire director BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 1 BECTON DRIVE FRANKLIN LAKES NJ 07417
Fraser Claire director C/O BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY FRANKLIN LAKES NJ 07465
Melcher David F director 1650 TYSONS BOULEVARD SUITE 1700 MCLEAN VA 22102
Byington Carrie L director BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 1 BECTON DRIVE FRANKLIN LAKES NJ 07417

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