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Becton, Dickinson and Co Quick Ratio

: 0.90 (As of Jun. 2022)
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The quick ratio measures a company's ability to meet its short-term obligations with its most liquid assets. It is calculated as a company's Total Current Assets excludes Total Inventories divides by its Total Current Liabilities. Becton, Dickinson and Co's quick ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 0.90.

Becton, Dickinson and Co has a quick ratio of 0.90. It indicates that the company cannot currently fully pay back its current liabilities.

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

BDX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55   Med: 1.16   Max: 5.09
Current: 0.9

During the past 13 years, Becton, Dickinson and Co's highest Quick Ratio was 5.09. The lowest was 0.55. And the median was 1.16.

BDX's Quick Ratio is ranked worse than
84.2% of 848 companies
in the Medical Devices & Instruments industry
Industry Median: 2.58 vs BDX: 0.90

Becton, Dickinson and Co Quick Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Becton, Dickinson and Co's Quick 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
Quick Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.03 0.69 0.72 1.07 0.90

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
Quick 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 0.85 0.90 0.78 1.04 0.90

Competitive Comparison

For the Medical Instruments & Supplies subindustry, Becton, Dickinson and Co's Quick Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Quick 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 Quick Ratio Distribution

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

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



Becton, Dickinson and Co Quick Ratio Calculation

The quick ratio measures a company's ability to meet its short-term obligations with its most liquid assets. For this reason, the ratio excludes inventories from current assets.

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Quick Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Quick Ratio (A: Sep. 2021 )=(Total Current Assets-Total Inventories)/Total Current Liabilities
=(8838-2866)/6626
=0.90

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

Quick Ratio (Q: Jun. 2022 )=(Total Current Assets-Total Inventories)/Total Current Liabilities
=(9547-3163)/7080
=0.90

* 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) Quick Ratio Explanation

The quick ratio is more conservative than the Current Ratio because it excludes inventories from current assets. The ratio derives its name presumably from the fact that assets such as cash and marketable securities are quick sources of cash. Inventories generally take time to be converted into cash, and if they have to be sold quickly, the company may have to accept a lower price than book value of these inventories. As a result, they are justifiably excluded from assets that are ready sources of immediate cash.

In general, low or decreasing quick ratios generally suggest that a company is over-leveraged, struggling to maintain or grow sales, paying bills too quickly or collecting receivables too slowly. On the other hand, a high or increasing quick ratio generally indicates that a company is experiencing solid top-line growth, quickly converting receivables into cash, and easily able to cover its financial obligations. Such companies often have faster inventory turnover and cash conversion cycles.

The higher the quick ratio, the better the company's liquidity position.


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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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