Today’s top gainers include the company Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) which is in the industry Medical Instruments & Supplies, gaining -1.39% today. In the last week its performance is 0.77%, and 8.99% for the past quarter. Currently, Becton, Dickinson and Company, BDX has a target price of 183.04, so today’s gain of -1.39% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.72%.
Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX), has a market cap of 37690.74, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 85.00%.
At the current price of 177.01, it has a dividend yield of 1.49%, and its target price is 183.04. This is with a profit margin of 9.20%, and total debt/equity of 1.48. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has a P/E of 33.74, as well as a forward P/E of 18.71.
With a current EPS of 5.25, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.35%,Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -6.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.37%.
Performance for the year is 32.16%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 16.27%.
Volume today for Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX), is 689900, while its average volume is 814.96. Whilst the total gain today was -1.39%, it did have a day high of -2.61%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.39%, and 1.34% for the month. The 52-week low for Becton, Dickinson and Company, BDX has been 39.62%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.61%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.20%, and its return on assets is 4.30%. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has an operating margin of 13.20%. With a sales growth of 2.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Becton, Dickinson and Company, BDX is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 1.31, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.1 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Becton, Dickinson and Company? Well its PEG is 2.52, and the P/S is 3.06, along with a P/B of 4.7. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 22.16.