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Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018

Becton, Dickinson and Company ( BDX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 30, 2018. Shareholders who purchased BDX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.74% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of BDX was $216.96, representing a -12.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $248.39 and a 23.51% increase over the 52 week low of $175.66.

BDX is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as 3M Company ( MMM ) and Stryker Corporation ( SYK ). BDX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.31. Zacks Investment Research reports BDX's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 15.38%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BDX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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. Preferred Stock ETF ( PFF )
  • iShares Trust ( USMV )
  • iShares Trust iShares MSCI Poland ETF ( EPOL )
  • Cambria ETF Trust ( EYLD )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF ( RYH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EYLD with an increase of 6.06% over the last 100 days. PFF has the highest percent weighting of BDX at 1.89%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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