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Becton, Dickinson and Co Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 25.35 (As of Today)
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As of today (2020-09-23), Becton, Dickinson and Co's share price is $225.59. Becton, Dickinson and Co's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2020 was $8.90. Hence, Becton, Dickinson and Co's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 25.35.

NYSE:BDX' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.89   Med: 21.35   Max: 35.79
Current: 25.35

12.89
35.79

During the past 13 years, Becton, Dickinson and Co's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 35.79. The lowest was 12.89. And the median was 21.35.

NYSE:BDX's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
61% of the 306 Companies
in the Medical Devices & Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 33.95 vs. NYSE:BDX: 25.35 )

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2020 was $2.32. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $8.90.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Becton, Dickinson and Co was 3.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 0.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 9.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 7.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, Becton, Dickinson and Co's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 102.80% per year. The lowest was -38.10% per year. And the median was 12.85% per year.


Becton, Dickinson and Co Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Becton, Dickinson and Co Annual Data
Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 24.82 20.93 24.20 35.71 29.20

Becton, Dickinson and Co Quarterly Data
Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 29.26 29.20 26.30 25.20 26.88

Competitive Comparison
* 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.


Becton, Dickinson and Co Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Becton, Dickinson and Co's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Becton, Dickinson and Co Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=225.59/8.9
=25.35

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Share Price of today is $225.59.
Becton, Dickinson and Co's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2020 was 3.669 (Sep. 2019 ) + 1.968 (Dec. 2019 ) + 0.945 (Mar. 2020 ) + 2.318 (Jun. 2020 ) = $8.90.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Becton, Dickinson and Co  (NYSE:BDX) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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