2010 has been a flat line year for BDX. Healthcare has been in a flat line year with questions of cost containment. Better days ahead...next year. In the meantime sell puts...get paid to wait for any drop in BDX price. This company is solid. BDX will have its day in the near future.
perhaps Becton Dickinson & Co, a large-cap growth company in the health care sector, is expected to match the market over the next six months with very low risk.
10 is the best possible rating.
Quick SummaryDetails ProPrevious day's closing price for BDX was slightly above its 50-day moving average. PositiveOne or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for BDX. PositiveConThe StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is low. NegativeShares are neither being accumulated heavily nor sold heavily by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like BDX