Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) originated a increased 0.62% move to mark the closing value at $197.84 on Wednesday. BDX recognized downfall move of -1.54% over prior week however the stock price shaped 19.50% so far this year — still in positive area. The stock gained around 13.60% in last one year. BDX, a “Healthcare stock” with an industry focus on “Medical Instruments & Supplies”.
Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) stock remained 1.86% volatile for the week and 1.32% for the month. The company has operating margin of 9.30% and Return on Investment (ROI) is at 6.90%. The price to Free Cash Flow ratio is 60.28. The relative strength index (RSI) of the stock is located at 46.77.
In recent trade check out, shares of Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) are at -4.25% from the 52-week high, and are keeping their distance at 22.66% from 52-week low. Currently, the company net profit margin for the 12 months is at 6.20% and ROA is 2.70%. Currently BDX hold up 228.20 million outstanding shares and 223.97 million shares are floated in market.
Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) is currently moving with a distance of approximately 8.88% from the 200 day simple moving average and sited a distance of -1.54% from its 20 days moving average and isolated upward from 50 days moving average with 0.68%.
When applying indicators for technical analysis, traders and investors might want to examine the ATR or Average True Range. The current 14-day ATR for Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) is currently sitting at 2.70. The ATR basically measures the volatility of a stock on a day-to-day basis. The ATR is not considered a directional indicator, but it may reflect the strength of a particular move.
Covering Analysts contributed their current consensus recommendation at 1.90. This recommendation scale grounds between 1 and 5. Analysts offer the company with a rating of 3 would be a sign of a Hold recommendation. Analysts pass on shares a rating of 1 or 2 would be suggesting a Buy. A rating of 4 or 5 would point to a Sell recommendation.
Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) has volume of 1.09 million shares and an average trading volume of 1.68 million shares. The volume of the particular stock is the shares bought and sold in a single trading day. The average volume of a stock suggests the liquidity of a particular company. If the average volume is low then the liquidity is low which means it is hard to buy or sell the stock as there are fewer buyers or sellers of the stock.