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Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 07, 2017

Becton, Dickinson and Company ( BDX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.73 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 29, 2017. Shareholders who purchased BDX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BDX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $200.07, the dividend yield is 1.46%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BDX was $200.07, representing a -3.17% decrease from the 52 week high of $206.63 and a 24.04% increase over the 52 week low of $161.29.

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 $3.5. Zacks Investment Research reports BDX's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 10.11%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.

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. Medical Devices ETF ( IHI )
  • PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio ( PTH )
  • SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ( XHE )
  • ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF ( NOBL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PTH with an increase of 26.63% over the last 100 days. IHI has the highest percent weighting of BDX at 5.6%.

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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