Becton Dickinson and (BDX) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Evercore ISI

Becton Dickinson and (BDX) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Evercore ISI

Dearborn Partners Llc sold 6,632 shares as the company's stock rose 1.79% with the market. Ltd. now owns 670 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock valued at $131,000 after purchasing an additional 240 shares during the last quarter.

The stock has a market cap of $96.73B and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated 379.14M. On the stock's most recent trading day, the company's shares ended the regular session at $225.82, which is 1.68% lower than its 52-week high. It has outperformed by 10.49% the S&P500.

Mcdaniel Terry & Co increased its stake in Becton Dickinson (BDX) by 19.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock's average target of $223.53 is -1.71% below today's ($227.43) share price. Puzo Michael J invested in 1,100 shares or 0.11% of the stock. The stock decreased 0.28% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $46.19.

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Stock analysts at Evercore ISI assumed coverage on shares of Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) in a report released on Wednesday, January 3rd, reports. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.40, from 1.64 in 2017Q2. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.94 EPS. Legal & General Grp Inc Inc Public Limited Co reported 83,041 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ancora Advisors Ltd accumulated 7,212 shares. 2,500 are held by Bluestein R H. Proshare Advsr Limited Liability Corp, Maryland-based fund reported 315,043 shares. Old Mutual Global Investors (Uk) invested in 0.06% or 49,002 shares. Suntrust Banks reported 0.02% stake. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D invested 0.08% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). The Pier Capital Llc holds 383,043 shares with $5.29M value, down from 454,578 last quarter. Pennsylvania Tru holds 7,830 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Farr Miller Washington Ltd Company Dc owns 1,758 shares. Millennium Mngmt Lc holds 0.1% or 324,096 shares. (NYSE:CLGX). Ameritas Prns stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in CoreLogic, Inc. Cap Guardian Trust reported 0.34% stake. Focused Wealth has invested 0.02% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Union Pacific Corporation had 92 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, March 30 by Jefferies. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Equal-Weight" rating in Tuesday, October 31 report. Zacks Investment Research now has $240.00 price target on the medical instruments supplier's stock. The rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with "Sector Perform" on Friday, February 17. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, December 29 by Deutsche Bank. On Friday, June 9 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". Cowen & Co maintained Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) rating on Monday, August 14. During the same period last year, the business posted $2.12 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Becton Dickinson and will post 10.89 EPS for the current year. They expect $2.43 EPS, up 4.29% or $0.10 from last year's $2.33 per share. UNP's profit will be $1.20 billion for 23.03 P/E if the $1.53 EPS becomes a reality. Sirios Capital Management L P owns 786,542 shares or 8.07% of their U.S. portfolio.

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Jefferies Group Llc increased Carlisle Cos Inc (Put) (NYSE:CSL) stake by 35,000 shares to 45,000 valued at $4.51M in 2017Q3. Citigroup has invested 0% in TRI Pointe Group, Inc. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 205.60 points, or 0.8%, to 25,574.73, the Nasdaq composite gained 58.21 points, or 0.8%, to 7,211.78 and the Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks surged 26.99 points, or 1.7%, to 1,586.79. It turned negative, as 53 investors sold BDX shares while 344 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. (NYSE:TPH). Cantab Capital Prtnrs Llp holds 0.06% or 32,418 shares.

Becton Dickinson and (BDX) traded up $5.02 on Wednesday, reaching $226.42. Cornerstone Advsrs has 6,000 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Rothschild Corp Il owns 2,680 shares. Connors Investor Service accumulated 51,037 shares or 1.51% of the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $213.00 price target on shares of Becton Dickinson and in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. (NYSE:TPH). Motley Fool Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.13% invested in TRI Pointe Group, Inc. 164.86 million shares or 4.78% more from 157.34 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in TRI Pointe Group, Inc. 246 were reported by Jnba. Oppenheimer Asset Management Incorporated has invested 0% in TRI Pointe Group, Inc. Tocqueville Asset Mgmt Lp holds 20,144 shares. Amalgamated Retail Bank reported 0.16% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX).

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $224,000 activity.

Trading volume is a gauge of how many times a stock is bought and sold in a given time period (most commonly, within a day of trading, known as the average daily trading volume - ADTV). Lim James C had sold 3,500 shares worth $714,210 on Friday, September 8. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 10.

Ratings analysis reveals 61% of Becton Dickinson's analysts are positive. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, December 22 to "Market Perform". Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT) has risen 27.19% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending.

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