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Becton Dickinson
BDX

$233.73
0.76%
 

About: 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 pre-filled devices, diagnostic instruments and reagents, as well as flow cytometry and cell-imaging systems. BD Medical is nearly half of the total business, while BD Life Sciences (27% of 2023 revenue) and BD Interventional (24%) account for the remainder. International revenue accounts for 43% of the company's business.

Employees: 73,000

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Funds holding %
of 6,689 funds
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Analysts bullish %
of 4 analysts
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News positive %
of 16 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

1% less funds holding

Funds holding: 1,547 [Q4 2023] → 1,534 (-13) [Q1 2024]

1% less capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $61.3B [Q4 2023] → $60.3B (-$917M) [Q1 2024]

6% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 562 | Existing positions reduced: 598

9% less first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 139 | Existing positions closed: 152

18% less call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $159M | Put options by funds: $194M

34.01% less ownership

Funds ownership: 118.43% [Q4 2023] → 84.42% (-34.01%) [Q1 2024]

39% less funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 18 [Q4 2023] → 11 (-7) [Q1 2024]

Research analyst outlook

4 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$274
17%
upside
Avg. target
$292
25%
upside
High target
$312
33%
upside

4 analyst ratings

positive
100%
neutral
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negative
0%
Goldman Sachs
David Roman
17%upside
$274
Buy
Initiated
30 May 2024
Barclays
Travis Steed
33%upside
$312
Overweight
Maintained
6 May 2024
Barclays
Travis Steed
30%upside
$305
Overweight
Maintained
5 Feb 2024
Raymond James
Jayson Bedford
18%upside
$275
Outperform
Maintained
3 Jan 2024

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 16 articles about BDX published over the past 30 days