On 2016-07-27, Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) confirmed the dividend disbursement of $0.66 a share to shareholders as on record 2016-09-09. The firm will release dividend on 2016-09-30 while ex-dividend date is reported to be 2016-09-07.
The shareholders who will hold their stock holding till the ex-dividend date will receive payout. Last year, Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) paid a total of $0.66 per share in dividends. This figure stood at $0.66 a share in the same period a year ago indicating a deviation of 10.0917%.
Analyst Opinion The sell-side market experts layering the stock estimates have established a price target of $185 on the stock. This figure is the average of recommendations offered by 12 brokerages. The brokerages had set bullish as well as bearish price estimates, which stands at $200 and $169, respectively.
Taking the mathematical rating formula, the price for Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) stands at 1.62. Earnings Review Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) will report its quarterly earnings for the period ending on 2016-09-30 by 2016-11-02. For the period ending on 2016-09-30, experts are expecting EPS of $2.09.
Coming to the quarter ending on 2015-09-30, Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) recorded EPS of $2.35. The reported numbers came lower than the analysts’ estimates of $2.19, demonstrating a miss of $0.16 as against reported figures.
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