Revenues down in a bull market are not good. Probably see 80 and below tomorrow.
My error, 50K miss not 500K.
Well, diluting the shareholder and buying back shares are tricks used by a lot of companies, not only BDX.
Generating free cash flow is fine, but some of that was a result of share buybacks. Revenue growth is needed to sustain a growing PPS.
Sorry - you need an Accounting 101 course - share buybacks are a USE of free cash flow...not a way to generate free cash flow.BDX is a buy on any 5% or more pulback - great business, strong earnings.Jefferies reaffirmed this AM.
Actual $1.84b vs expected $1.89b.-1.4% yoy quarter.
But generzting tons of free cash flow