...No stock price appreciation. THAT'S the bottom line. Do I think B-D has great core products....YES. But they are either very mature or have 80-90% share. This baby won't move until someone lays out a top line growth plan, PERIOD. Otherwise pray for a take out. And the current headcount, expense, new project REDUCTIONS may boast the bottom line in the short term, but make the problem worse for top line growth later. This is a 100 year old company acting it's age.