Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX)
NYSE: BDX · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.97 (0.42%)
Apr 19, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

BDX Statistics

Total Valuation

BDX has a market cap or net worth of $67.64 billion. The enterprise value is $82.51 billion.

Market Cap 67.64B
Enterprise Value 82.51B

Important Dates

The next confirmed earnings date is Thursday, May 2, 2024, before market open.

Earnings Date May 2, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 7, 2024

Share Statistics

BDX has 288.90 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 2.48% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 288.90M
Shares Change (YoY) +2.48%
Shares Change (QoQ) +0.10%
Owned by Insiders (%) 0.31%
Owned by Institutions (%) 89.31%
Float 288.20M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 55.88 and the forward PE ratio is 17.36. BDX's PEG ratio is 1.34.

PE Ratio 55.88
Forward PE 17.36
PS Ratio 3.47
Forward PS 3.25
PB Ratio 2.67
P/FCF Ratio 25.53
PEG Ratio 1.34
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 19.47, with an EV/FCF ratio of 31.15.

EV / Earnings 67.69
EV / Sales 4.23
EV / EBITDA 19.47
EV / EBIT 42.21
EV / FCF 31.15

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 1.08, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.64.

Current Ratio 1.08
Quick Ratio 0.46
Debt / Equity 0.64
Debt / EBITDA 3.80
Debt / FCF 6.08
Interest Coverage 4.24

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 4.70% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 3.98%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 4.70%
Return on Assets (ROA) 2.30%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 3.98%
Revenue Per Employee $267,014
Profits Per Employee $16,699
Employee Count 73,000
Asset Turnover 0.37
Inventory Turnover 3.31


In the past 12 months, BDX has paid $237.00 million in taxes.

Income Tax 237.00M
Effective Tax Rate 16.28%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has decreased by -9.55% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.46, so BDX's price volatility has been lower than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 0.46
52-Week Price Change -9.55%
50-Day Moving Average 239.92
200-Day Moving Average 251.07
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 42.45
Average Volume (30 Days) 1,365,916

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 2.93 million, so 1.01% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 2.93M
Short Previous Month 2.09M
Short % of Shares Out 1.01%
Short % of Float 1.02%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 2.10

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, BDX had revenue of $19.49 billion and earned $1.22 billion in profits. Earnings per share was $4.19.

Revenue 19.49B
Gross Profit 8.06B
Operating Income 1.96B
Pretax Income 1.49B
Net Income 1.22B
EBIT 1.96B
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $4.19
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $1.24 billion in cash and $16.11 billion in debt, giving a net cash position of -$14.87 billion or -$51.48 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.24B
Total Debt 16.11B
Net Cash -14.87B
Net Cash Per Share -$51.48
Equity / Book Value 25.33B
Book Value Per Share 87.68
Working Capital 616.00M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $3.43 billion and capital expenditures -$782.00 million, giving a free cash flow of $2.65 billion.

Operating Cash Flow 3.43B
Capital Expenditures -782.00M
Free Cash Flow 2.65B
FCF Per Share $9.12
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 41.37%, with operating and profit margins of 10.05% and 6.25%.

Gross Margin 41.37%
Operating Margin 10.05%
Pretax Margin 7.66%
Profit Margin 6.25%
EBITDA Margin 21.74%
EBIT Margin 10.03%
FCF Margin 13.59%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $3.80, which amounts to a dividend yield of 1.62%.

Dividend Per Share $3.80
Dividend Yield 1.62%
Dividend Growth (YoY) 4.49%
Years of Dividend Growth 52
Payout Ratio 90.69%
Buyback Yield -2.48%
Shareholder Yield -0.86%
Earnings Yield 1.80%
FCF Yield 3.92%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for BDX is $287.67, which is 22.87% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $287.67
Price Target Difference 22.87%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 6
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) 4.97%
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) 37.51%
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on April 1, 2022. It was a forward split with a ratio of 1025:1000.

Last Split Date Apr 1, 2022
Split Type Forward
Split Ratio 1025:1000


BDX has an Altman Z-Score of 2.43 and a Piotroski F-Score of 7. A Z-score under 3 suggests an increased risk of bankruptcy.

Altman Z-Score 2.43
Piotroski F-Score 7