Becton Dickinson & Co. (BDX): Price and Financial Metrics

Becton Dickinson & Co. (BDX): $242.72

0.08 (+0.03%)

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  • BDX scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 95.27% of US stocks.
  • BDX's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • BDX ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

BDX Stock Summary

  • Becton Dickinson & Co's market capitalization of $70,770,682,948 is ahead of 96.4% of US-listed equities.
  • BDX's went public 35.46 years ago, making it older than 92.77% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The volatility of Becton Dickinson & Co's share price is greater than that of only 0.78% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Becton Dickinson & Co, a group of peers worth examining would be MMC, ABB, CB, COF, and ADI.
  • BDX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Becton Dickinson & Co's official web site, go to

BDX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BDX, see our BDX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $278.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.56 (Moderate Buy)

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BDX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $242.72 52-week high $284.97
Prev. close $242.64 52-week low $219.50
Day low $239.62 Volume 1,251,200
Day high $243.50 Avg. volume 1,370,848
50-day MA $246.79 Dividend yield 1.37%
200-day MA $243.68 Market Cap 70.59B

Becton Dickinson & Co. (BDX) Company Bio

Becton, Dickinson and Company provides solutions which are focused on improving medication management and patient safety, supporting infection prevention practices, equipping surgical and interventional procedures, improving drug delivery, aiding anesthesiology and respiratory care, advancing cellular research and applications, enhancing the diagnosis of infectious diseases and cancers, and supporting the management of diabetes. The company was founded in 1897 and is based in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

BDX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$242.72$381.8 56%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for BDX, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Becton Dickinson & Co ranked in the 64th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 57% on a DCF basis. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Becton Dickinson & Co ended up being:

  • Becton Dickinson & Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 20.38% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Healthcare), Becton Dickinson & Co has a reliance on debt greater than 68.4% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest BDX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Becton Dickinson & Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BDX as an investment opportunity.

USA Swimming Partners with BD to Provide COVID-19 Screening for the Olympic Trials and Other Competitive Swimming Events

USA Swimming, the national governing body for the sport of swimming in the United States, and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, have partnered to provide COVID-19 testing at USA Swimming events.

Yahoo | June 11, 2021

BD's (BDX) Milestone Pandemic Orders to Support Vaccinations

BD (BDX) receives 2 billion pandemic orders for needles and syringes to support global COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

Yahoo | June 10, 2021

BD Hits 2 Billion Injection Device Milestone in Support of Global COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that it has received pandemic orders for needles and syringes totaling 2 billion injection devices to support global COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

Yahoo | June 8, 2021

BD (BDX) Solidifies Foothold in Healthcare Cybersecurity

BD's (BDX) authorization as a CNA is expected to allow it to provide customers with timely information about vulnerabilities in BD products available globally.

Yahoo | June 7, 2021

I Would Hope Inovio Isn’t Attracting ANY Serious Money

A recent article wondered if the smart money preferred Ocugen or Inovio.

Will Ashworth on InvestorPlace | June 3, 2021

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BDX Price Returns

1-mo 0.49%
3-mo 1.76%
6-mo -1.73%
1-year 5.09%
3-year 8.68%
5-year 55.36%
YTD -2.33%
2020 -6.75%
2019 22.20%
2018 6.61%
2017 31.24%
2016 9.22%

BDX Dividends

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Continue Researching BDX

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Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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