NYSE:BDX - Becton, Dickinson and Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $273.63
  • Forecasted Upside: 13.46 %
  • Number of Analysts: 9
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$241.16
▼ -1.52 (-0.63%)

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Analyst Price Target for BDX

Analyst Price Target is $273.63
▲ +13.46% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Becton, Dickinson and in the last 3 months. The average price target is $273.63, with a high forecast of $297.00 and a low forecast of $250.00. The average price target represents a 13.46% upside from the last price of $241.16.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 9 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Becton, Dickinson and. This rating has held steady since June 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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4/25/2020
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  • 9 hold ratings
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7/24/2020
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  • 6 buy ratings
  • 9 hold ratings
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10/22/2020
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1/20/2021
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4/20/2021
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7/19/2021
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9/17/2021
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10/17/2021

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/6/2021SVB LeerinkLower Price TargetMarket Perform$260.00 ➝ $250.00Medium
8/6/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$276.93 ➝ $265.00Low
7/20/2021SVB LeerinkReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
5/24/2021BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$270.00Medium
5/7/2021SVB LeerinkLower Price TargetMarket Perform$270.00 ➝ $260.00High
2/5/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$273.00 ➝ $280.00Low
2/4/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$275.00 ➝ $280.00Low
1/29/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$270.00 ➝ $282.00Low
12/15/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeConviction-Buy ➝ BuyMedium
12/15/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$265.00Medium
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$262.00 ➝ $297.00Medium
11/6/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$270.00 ➝ $262.00Low
10/12/2020Raymond JamesLower Price TargetOutperform$285.00 ➝ $270.00Low
10/2/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuy ➝ Conviction-BuyMedium
8/27/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$285.00 ➝ $270.00High
8/10/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$265.00 ➝ $280.00Low
8/10/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$248.00 ➝ $285.00Low
8/7/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$265.00 ➝ $285.00Medium
7/15/2020SVB LeerinkBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$262.00 ➝ $277.00Medium
7/9/2020BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$300.00Medium
7/2/2020William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformLow
6/25/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$255.00 ➝ $248.00High
6/25/2020Raymond JamesLower Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$290.00 ➝ $265.00High
5/31/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$278.00Low
5/14/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$286.00 ➝ $296.00Low
5/12/2020KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
5/8/2020SVB LeerinkReiterated RatingMarket Perform$245.00 ➝ $262.00Low
5/8/2020CfraLower Price TargetHold$285.00 ➝ $278.00Medium
5/8/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$260.00 ➝ $265.00Medium
5/8/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$265.00 ➝ $280.00Medium
5/8/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$283.00 ➝ $290.00Low
5/8/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$234.00 ➝ $260.00Low
5/8/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/14/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$266.00Low
4/8/2020SVB LeerinkLower Price TargetMarket Perform$269.00 ➝ $245.00High
4/8/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$279.00 ➝ $270.00High
4/1/2020Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$280.00 ➝ $265.00Medium
3/27/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$260.00 ➝ $234.00Medium
3/27/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$271.00 ➝ $255.00Medium
3/4/2020CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$260.00Medium
2/7/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetHold ➝ Equal Weight$287.00 ➝ $271.00Medium
2/7/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$285.00 ➝ $279.00Medium
2/7/2020Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Outperform$288.00 ➝ $283.00Medium
2/6/2020CowenDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$306.00 ➝ $275.00High
2/6/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$279.00 ➝ $285.00High
2/6/2020CfraDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$304.00 ➝ $285.00High
2/3/2020CowenReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$255.00 ➝ $305.00High
1/22/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$284.00 ➝ $298.00Low
1/8/2020BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$275.00Low
12/20/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$285.00 ➝ $300.00Low
12/17/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$261.00 ➝ $287.00Low
12/16/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$275.00 ➝ $295.00Low
11/13/2019KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$262.00 ➝ $256.00Medium
9/6/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$270.00 ➝ $290.00N/A
9/5/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/6/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesLower Price TargetOverweight$267.00 ➝ $266.00Medium
7/16/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$250.00 ➝ $261.00Low
6/28/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$265.00 ➝ $288.00Low
5/13/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOutperform$280.00 ➝ $265.00Low
5/13/2019BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$266.00Low
5/10/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$272.00 ➝ $270.00Low
5/10/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$255.00 ➝ $250.00High
5/10/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$265.00 ➝ $250.00High
5/10/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingPositive ➝ Overweight$273.00 ➝ $262.00High
4/15/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$260.00 ➝ $266.00Low
3/19/2019Raymond JamesLower Price TargetStrong-Buy ➝ Strong-Buy$290.00 ➝ $280.00Medium
2/5/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesBoost Price TargetOverweight$274.00Low
1/2/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$265.00 ➝ $240.00Low
1/2/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$279.00 ➝ $256.00Low
12/6/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$280.00Medium
11/27/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$260.00Medium
11/13/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$289.00 ➝ $279.00Low
11/8/2018KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$264.00 ➝ $273.00Medium
11/8/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$260.00Medium
11/7/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOutperform$290.00 ➝ $280.00High
11/6/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesLower Price TargetOverweight$250.00Medium
10/15/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$278.00High
10/4/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$250.00 ➝ $280.00High
9/6/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$275.00 ➝ $290.00Low
8/8/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$274.00 ➝ $283.00Medium
8/3/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$248.00Low
8/3/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$264.00Low
6/21/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$175.00Medium
4/10/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$237.00 ➝ $251.00Low
3/5/2018BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$249.00Low
2/7/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$245.00 ➝ $250.00Low
2/6/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$223.00 ➝ $260.00Low
1/19/2018Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$260.00Medium
1/5/2018CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralLow
1/5/2018KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$260.00Low
1/3/2018Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$245.00Medium
12/29/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$239.00 ➝ $260.00Low
12/14/2017ArgusBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Buy$235.00Low
11/3/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$245.00N/A
11/3/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$205.00 ➝ $245.00N/A
11/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$210.00 ➝ $230.00N/A
10/25/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$210.00N/A
10/24/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Positive$225.00 ➝ $235.00N/A
9/22/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$225.00Low
9/12/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$213.00High
8/14/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuy$230.00Low
8/10/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight$205.00 ➝ $210.00Low
8/9/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/21/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$200.00 ➝ $225.00Medium
7/10/2017CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$200.00 ➝ $230.00Low
6/30/2017Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-Buy$210.00 ➝ $180.00Low
4/24/2017Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$186.00 ➝ $200.00High
4/13/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$177.00Low
3/29/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$200.00Low
1/6/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$177.00N/A
1/5/2017Raymond JamesReiterated RatingStrong-Buy ➝ Outperform$200.00 ➝ $180.00N/A
1/5/2017UBS GroupDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ OutperformN/A
1/3/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$190.00 ➝ $175.00N/A
11/21/2016SVB LeerinkReiterated RatingMarket Perform$180.00 ➝ $185.00N/A
11/18/2016UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$195.00N/A
11/4/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$197.00 ➝ $189.00N/A
10/21/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$185.00N/A
(Data available from 10/18/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.42 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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7/20/2021
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8/19/2021
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9/18/2021
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10/18/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 13 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
Becton, Dickinson and logo
Becton, Dickinson & Co. is a medical technology company. The firm engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products used by healthcare institutions, physicians, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry, and the general public. It operates through the following segments: BD Medical, BD Life Sciences, and BD Interventional. The BD Medical segment produces medical technologies and devices that are used to help improve healthcare delivery. The BD Life Sciences segment provides products for the safe collection and transport of diagnostics specimens; and instruments and reagent systems to detect infectious diseases, healthcare-associated infections, and cancers. The BD Interventional segment offers vascular, urology, oncology, and surgical specialty products to hospitals, individual healthcare professionals, extended care facilities, alternate site facilities, and patients via Homecare business. The company was founded by Maxwell W. Becton and Fairleigh S. Dickinson in 1897 and is headquartered in Franklin Lakes, NJ.
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Today's Range

Now: $241.16
Low: $240.19
High: $243.98

50 Day Range

MA: $250.05
Low: $235.83
High: $262.88

52 Week Range

Now: $241.16
Low: $226.15
High: $267.37

Volume

1,281,000 shs

Average Volume

1,365,423 shs

Market Capitalization

$69.26 billion

P/E Ratio

37.86

Dividend Yield

1.38%

Beta

0.76

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Becton, Dickinson and?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued reports on Becton, Dickinson and in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Raymond James, SVB Leerink LLC, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Becton, Dickinson and?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Becton, Dickinson and in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $273.63, suggesting a possible upside of 13.5%. Morgan Stanley has the highest price target set, predicting BDX will reach $297.00 in the next twelve months. SVB Leerink LLC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $250.00 for Becton, Dickinson and in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Becton, Dickinson and?

Becton, Dickinson and currently has 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in BDX, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Becton, Dickinson and's investor relations team?

Becton, Dickinson and's physical mailing address is 1 BECTON DRIVE, FRANKLIN LAKES NJ, 07417. The medical instruments supplier's listed phone number is (201) 847-6800. The official website for Becton, Dickinson and is www.bd.com.