Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX) VP Sells 5346 Shares of Stock

Charter Trust Company reported 12,980 shares. The State Street Corp holds 9.94M shares with $1.95B value, down from 10.27M last quarter. Haverford Financial Services Inc who had been investing in Becton Dickinson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $60.04B market cap company. Zions Bancorporation now owns 10,718 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock valued at $2,100,000 after buying an additional 2,050 shares during the last quarter. About 948,370 shares traded. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 12.32% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500.

Fiduciary Management Inc decreased its stake in Dollar General Corp (DG) by 2.65% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Insiders sold a total of 279,231 shares of company stock valued at $60,895,317 in the last 90 days. The institutional investor held 7.30M shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $592.07 million, down from 7.50M at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $89.3. About 1.46M shares traded or 1.44% up from the average. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since March 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 30 analysts covering Dollar General Corp. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". Piper Jaffray upgraded Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) on Monday, November 28 to "Neutral" rating. The stock has "Hold" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 11. The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $238.00. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with "Hold" on Friday, February 2.

Among 17 analysts covering Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. BB&T Capital upgraded Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) on Friday, November 20 to " rating. Moody Commercial Bank Division invested in 1,550 shares. BDX's profit will be $692.23M for 21.74 P/E if the $2.60 EPS becomes a reality. RiverPoint Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Becton Dickinson and by 33.8% in the 4th quarter. FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 544 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 290 shares during the period. It also increased its holding in Casey's General Stores (NASDAQ:CASY) by 194,935 shares in the quarter, for a total of 460,686 shares, and has risen its stake in Armstrong World Ind. (NYSE:AWI).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in 2017 Q3. 881.34 million shares or 0.46% more from 877.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. City Holdings Co invested in 7,883 shares. 66 funds opened positions while 209 raised stakes. 237.14 million shares or 1.40% less from 240.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Samlyn Cap Lc invested in 75,910 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Paragon Management Ltd stated it has 1,584 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Qs Invsts Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 10,867 shares. Delta Lc reported 13,881 shares. Td Capital Limited reported 59 shares. Bancorp Of Nova Scotia accumulated 61,420 shares. Mutual Of Omaha National Bank Wealth Mgmt invested in 13,021 shares. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 82.40% of the company's stock. Dorsey & Whitney Tru Ltd, South Dakota-based fund reported 1,632 shares. Burney Communications has 5,486 shares. First Republic Invest Mngmt holds 0.01% or 40,487 shares in its portfolio. Strs Ohio owns 244,219 shares or 0.21% of their USA portfolio. Conning holds 0.04% or 6,247 shares. Signaturefd Limited Liability Com stated it has 2,225 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. $1.21M worth of stock was sold by Gallagher John E on Tuesday, February 27. ELLIOTT ANITA C sold $186,747 worth of stock.

Since February 23, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $2.16 million activity. Umb Bank N A acquired 5,427 shares as Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX)'s stock rose 1.79%. Caledonia Investments Public Ltd Liability Com holds 157,800 shares. Therefore 44% are positive. Alibaba had 169 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy". Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Corp owns 0.16% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 341,158 shares. Citigroup maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $63 target in Tuesday, July 19 report. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to "Sector Perform" on Monday, January 9. As per Friday, September 23, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. They issued a "market perform" rating and a $249.00 price target for the company. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, May 26. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Friday, September 22. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04. It is positive, as 53 investors sold BDX shares while 344 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. The medical instruments supplier reported $2.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.41 by $0.07. Becton Dickinson and earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. Another trade for 4,048 shares valued at $910,726 was sold by Borzi James W. Another trade for 176 shares valued at $38,416 was sold by RING TIMOTHY M. Northstar Gp holds 0.34% or 3,003 shares in its portfolio. As per Thursday, March 30, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Becton Dickinson and from $245.00 to $250.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. Natixis invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Woodmont Inv Counsel Limited Liability Com invested in 0.97% or 45,357 shares.



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