Becton, Dickinson and Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.545 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 30,
2014. Shareholders who purchased BDX stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that BDX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $118.27, the dividend yield is 1.84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BDX was $118.27,
representing a -0.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $118.77 and
a 25.49% increase over the 52 week low of $94.25.
BDX is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as 3M Company (
) and Baxter International Inc. (
). BDX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.8. Zacks Investment Research reports BDX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.02%, compared to an
industry average of 11.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to BDX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BDX as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF (
- iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is USMV with an increase of
4.65% over the last 100 days. IHI has the highest percent weighting
of BDX at 4.81%.