Becton Dickinson & Co (NYSE:BDX) Q3 2017 Sentiment Report

Its up 535.71% from 1,400 shares previously. Maine-based Spinnaker Tru has invested 0.12% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). About 1.39 million shares traded or 7.35% up from the average. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 12.32% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500.

Pier Capital Llc decreased Tri Pointe Group Inc (TPH) stake by 15.74% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The Pier Capital Llc holds 383,043 shares with $5.29M value, down from 454,578 last quarter. Principal Fincl Group Inc reported 949,651 shares. The stock 0.46% or $0 during the last trading session, reaching $1. About 731,281 shares traded. Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT) has risen 27.19% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.79% the S&P500.

Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 3rd. The institutional investor held 145,843 shares of the investment managers company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.87 million, up from 116,933 at the end of the previous reported quarter. BDX's profit will be $647.39 million for 23.32 P/E if the $2.43 EPS becomes a reality. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Becton Dickinson and Co will post 10.89 EPS for the current year. (NYSE:MPW) has declined 4.49% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending. Its down 0.25, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. Sold All: 53 Reduced: 344 Increased: 297 New Position: 74. The institutional investors in our partner's database now have: 197.53 million shares, up from 195.76 million shares in 2017Q2. Deutsche Bank maintained Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) rating on Friday, December 29.

AtriCure, Inc. provides atrial fibrillation solutions to medical centers in the United States and internationally. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 831 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock worth $162,000 after purchasing an additional 600 shares in the last quarter. Stratos Wealth Limited reported 0.07% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Mcdaniel Terry & Co who had been investing in Becton Dickinson for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $59.83B market cap company. Millennium Mngmt Lc holds 0.1% or 324,096 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 957,237 shares. Goodwin Daniel L sold 47,400 shares as the company's stock declined 0.60% while stock markets rallied. This is a positive change from Becton Dickinson and's previous quarterly dividend of $0.73. National Ins Tx reported 7,091 shares. Dodge Cox reported 7,730 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ltd. boosted its holdings in Becton Dickinson and by 55.8% in the second quarter.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $15.96 million activity. Shares for $1.50 million were sold by Mas Ribo Alberto on Monday, August 14. 9,283 shares valued at $1.84 million were sold by Strahlman Ellen R on Thursday, August 10. Ltd increased its position in shares of Becton Dickinson and by 82.8% during the second quarter. Lim James C had sold 3,500 shares worth $714,210 on Friday, September 8.

Several other analysts also recently weighed in on BDX. $2.36M worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) was sold by Sichak Stephen. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a "buy" rating and issued a $213.00 price target on shares of Becton Dickinson and in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Becton Dickinson had 46 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned "Buy" rating by UBS on Friday, August 5. On Monday, July 10 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold". The company was downgraded on Thursday, January 5 by Raymond James. Becton Dickinson and has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $230.20.

Among 15 analysts covering Catalent (NYSE:CTLT), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $225.00 price target on the stock. It also reduced its holding in Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN) by 2,843 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 266,118 shares, and cut its stake in Bellicum Pharmaceutica. Topbuild Corp was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.40, from 1.64 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 17 investors sold TPH shares while 81 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 164.86 million shares or 4.78% more from 157.34 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NYSE:TPH). Shufro Rose & Ltd Llc stated it has 723,150 shares or 1% of all its holdings. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability has 0% invested in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. Massachusetts-based State Street has invested 0.01% in CoreLogic, Inc. (NYSE:MPW). Magnetar Financial Ltd Com has 11,679 shares. (NYSE:TPH). Cantab Capital Prtnrs Llp holds 0.06% or 32,418 shares. State Street holds 9.94M shares. Greenhaven Assocs Incorporated has invested 1.07% in TRI Pointe Group, Inc. Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc Ct owns 6,550 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. (NYSE:MPW) for 19,495 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (NYSE:MPW). Victory Mngmt invested in 2.44 million shares or 0.07% of the stock. Central Securities has 700,000 shares. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $200 target. Therefore 53% are positive. Gulf Marine had 45 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of TRI Pointe Group, Inc. The stock of Gulf Marine Services PLC (LON:GMS) earned "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, October 3. (NYSE:CTLT) rating on Wednesday, September 20. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, June 9 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Jefferies. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, June 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Thursday, April 28 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Outperform". The firm has "Sector Weight" rating given on Friday, September 8 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.



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