Becton Dickinson

BDX-N

NYSE:BDX

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an American medical technology company that manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems, and reagents.
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TOP PICK
TOP PICK
October 15, 2008
Hospital supplies. 16-18% growth in earnings over the last 10 years and expected to do the same in the next 5. Not expected to be impacted by the health care costs in the US. Strong balance sheet.
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October 15, 2008
Hospital supplies. 16-18% growth in earnings over the last 10 years and expected to do the same in the next 5. Not expected to be impacted by the health care costs in the US. Strong balance sheet.
BUY
BUY
June 18, 2008
Hospital supply company as well as doing a lot of diagnostics testing. Had disappointing performance in the near term, but she likes it longer term. Growing at 18% to 17% with 60% to 70% of its profits outside of North America.
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Hospital supply company as well as doing a lot of diagnostics testing. Had disappointing performance in the near term, but she likes it longer term. Growing at 18% to 17% with 60% to 70% of its profits outside of North America.
BUY
BUY
May 23, 2008
Great international company.
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Great international company.
BUY
BUY
May 23, 2008
Medical supplies. Long time favourite. Unlike big pharma, has been delivering in terms of earnings 1st quarter was up almost 18%, well above expectations. Should continue to generate great returns, probably in the 10% to 12% range. Great international exposure.
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Medical supplies. Long time favourite. Unlike big pharma, has been delivering in terms of earnings 1st quarter was up almost 18%, well above expectations. Should continue to generate great returns, probably in the 10% to 12% range. Great international exposure.
HOLD
HOLD
April 7, 2008
A leader in medical supplies with the main product being needles. Great stock and great company but right now, the valuation is not there.
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A leader in medical supplies with the main product being needles. Great stock and great company but right now, the valuation is not there.
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PAST TOP PICK
March 12, 2008
(A Top Pick Mar 14/07. Up 15% including dividends.) Hospital supplies. Great company, but not well followed or well known. Well diversified with 60% revenues outside of North America. Good R&D. Trades at about 18X earnings. Still a Buy.
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(A Top Pick Mar 14/07. Up 15% including dividends.) Hospital supplies. Great company, but not well followed or well known. Well diversified with 60% revenues outside of North America. Good R&D. Trades at about 18X earnings. Still a Buy.
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PAST TOP PICK
January 30, 2008
(A Top Pick March 14/07. Up 14.8 %.) Medical imaging. Under the radar in the healthcare sector. Market leader globally on diabetes products. Not expensive. Still a Buy.
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Becton Dickinson (BDX-N)
January 30, 2008
(A Top Pick March 14/07. Up 14.8 %.) Medical imaging. Under the radar in the healthcare sector. Market leader globally on diabetes products. Not expensive. Still a Buy.
BUY
BUY
October 15, 2007
A hospital supply manufacturer. Very solid, 15% plus earnings growth. Continue to like it. Will continue to deliver in a low tech safe way.
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Becton Dickinson (BDX-N)
October 15, 2007
A hospital supply manufacturer. Very solid, 15% plus earnings growth. Continue to like it. Will continue to deliver in a low tech safe way.
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PAST TOP PICK
August 2, 2007
(A Top Pick Aug 21/06. Up 14.5%.) Medical supplies. A low-tech way of playing the increased demand for health care.
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(A Top Pick Aug 21/06. Up 14.5%.) Medical supplies. A low-tech way of playing the increased demand for health care.
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TOP PICK
March 14, 2007
A play on baby boom generation needing more medical care. Provides syringes, needles and hospital supplies. Strong presence in the diabetic sector. Makes about 23% ROE.
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A play on baby boom generation needing more medical care. Provides syringes, needles and hospital supplies. Strong presence in the diabetic sector. Makes about 23% ROE.
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TOP PICK
August 21, 2006
A hospital supply company. Generally likes the demographic play of healthcare and this is a kind of low-tech way of playing it. The company also has a very strong diabetes section which is a big growth area in the US. Good dividend.
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Becton Dickinson (BDX-N)
August 21, 2006
A hospital supply company. Generally likes the demographic play of healthcare and this is a kind of low-tech way of playing it. The company also has a very strong diabetes section which is a big growth area in the US. Good dividend.
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TOP PICK
December 23, 2004
A low beta way to play the growth in the health care sector. Has recently increased its R&D budget. Will be a steady grower at 7/8%.
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Becton Dickinson (BDX-N)
December 23, 2004
A low beta way to play the growth in the health care sector. Has recently increased its R&D budget. Will be a steady grower at 7/8%.
BUY
BUY
May 2, 2003
Expects disposable medical supplies will become much more in demand because of concerns like SARS. Trading at about 16 X earnings.
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Expects disposable medical supplies will become much more in demand because of concerns like SARS. Trading at about 16 X earnings.
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