Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) PEG Ratio At 1.53


Market experts has given a mean price target of $183.18 to Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) stock. The target price is the mean of all calls released by analysts in First Call poll. They have EPS estimate of $2.17 for the near-term quarter and $8.57 for this year.

Technical View

The technical assessment of Becton, Dickinson and Company C pinpoints that the 50-day moving average of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) stock is $174.90, and is trading $1.40 points away or +0.80% from 50-day moving average of $174.90. It is trading $10.07 or +6.06% off 200-day MA of $166.23.

The 52-week high of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) was $178.79 while $128.87 is the low point in the same period. Becton, Dickinson and Company C share price has to rise more than $-2.49 to register a high for 52-weeks or drop +36.80% to make 52-week low. MA should be referred to as moving average.

Without understanding when a stock is over-valued, or too richly priced, a shareholder may miss out on a chance to cash-in on a profit and investment. Worse, a shareholder might close up their position when a price has no direction.

P/E ratio

Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) P/E ratio is 33.65 while PEG ratio is at 1.53. By overlooking a firm’s price-to-earnings ratio, a shareholder could miss out to discover the true value of stocks and end up investing in the wrong stocks. A P/E ratio is a computation of how much investors are wanting to pay for a purchasing an equity relative to the firm’s earnings. It is valuable when comparing the equity price of one firm to another trading in the same industry. The P/E ratio is discovered by dividing market value of stock by average earnings per share in a specified period of time, for instance, the past year.

Becton, Dickinson and Company C stock recorded a close of $176.30 in last trading session, which brings it market cap to $37.54B.

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