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Becton, Dickinson and Co Debt-to-EBITDA

: 3.88 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $1,682 Mil. Becton, Dickinson and Co's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $14,683 Mil. Becton, Dickinson and Co's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $4,216 Mil. Becton, Dickinson and Co's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 3.88.

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt. According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.

The historical rank and industry rank for Becton, Dickinson and Co's Debt-to-EBITDA or its related term are showing as below:

BDX' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79   Med: 4.63   Max: 7.3
Current: 3.24

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Becton, Dickinson and Co was 7.30. The lowest was 1.79. And the median was 4.63.

BDX's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked worse than
76.27% of 413 companies
in the Medical Devices & Instruments industry
Industry Median: 1.08 vs BDX: 3.24

Becton, Dickinson and Co Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Becton, Dickinson and Co's Debt-to-EBITDA 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.

* Premium members only.

Becton, Dickinson and Co Annual Data
Trend Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21
Debt-to-EBITDA
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7.30 5.57 4.77 4.89 3.53

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
Debt-to-EBITDA 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 4.31 3.06 3.16 3.94 3.88

Competitive Comparison

For the Medical Instruments & Supplies subindustry, Becton, Dickinson and Co's Debt-to-EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-EBITDA 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 Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

For the Medical Devices & Instruments industry and Healthcare sector, Becton, Dickinson and Co's Debt-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Becton, Dickinson and Co's Debt-to-EBITDA falls into.



Becton, Dickinson and Co Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(500 + 17110) / 4984
=3.53

Becton, Dickinson and Co's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(1682 + 14683) / 4216
=3.88

* 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.

In the calculation of annual Debt-to-EBITDA, the EBITDA of the last fiscal year is used. In calculating the annualized quarterly data, the EBITDA data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) EBITDA data.


Becton, Dickinson and Co  (NYSE:BDX) Debt-to-EBITDA Explanation

In the calculation of Debt-to-EBITDA, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by EBITDA. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt.

According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.


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Becton, Dickinson and Co Business Description

Becton, Dickinson and Co logo
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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