Afterhours Loser in Spotlight: Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX)
The insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider ownership for the BDX is 0.20%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The Institutional ownership for the BDX is 88.70%.
Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that BDX. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public. The insider transactions of the company (6-month change in insider ownerships) for the Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) is -8.56%.
Institutional ownership is the amount of a Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the BDX is 0.77%.
U.S traded Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) stock edged up 1.01% on Monday and when day-trade ended the stock finally concluded at $254.55 and number of shares that changed hands during the day are 1.04 Million. The number of shares BDX stock currently held by all its shareholders are 269.88 and floated shares, the number of shares are available for trading in an open market on last trading day are 267.66. The average volume of shares for 3 months is 1458.40 and BDX stock value has moved between $208.65 – 265.16 in last one year.
The Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX)’s latest earnings date is 8/8/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable gross margin for Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) is 47.30% and the profit margin is 5.40% and the stock has gained 12.97% in 2019 to date.
U.S. traded shares of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX)’s monthly stock performance is 9.04%, the quarterly performance is 1.26%, the half year performance is calculated as 14.67%. The yearly performance of BDX is 6.20%.
The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) weekly volatility is measured as 1.49% and monthly volatility measured as 1.59%.
Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. BDX return on assets is 1.70%, the return on equity (ROE) of the Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) is 4.40%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and BDX return on investment is 3.00%.
The price to earnings ratio is 53.05, price to sales ratio is 4.03, and price to book ratio is 3.22, price to cash per share ration is 98.70, price to free cash flow is 65.99.
Analysts mean target price for Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) is $260.00 while analysts mean recommendation is 1.80. The current share price indicates that stock is -4.26% away from its one year high and is moving 22.02% ahead of its 52-week low. BDX’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 5.70% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 8.00%.