Investing.com - Becton Dickinson reported third quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday and revenue that fell short of forecasts.
The firm reported earnings per share of $3.08 on revenue of $4.35B. Analysts polled by Investing.com forecast EPS of $3.05 on revenue of $4.36B. That compared to EPS of $2.91 on revenue of $4.28B in the same period a year earlier. The company had reported EPS of $2.59 on revenue of $4.2B in the previous quarter.
Becton Dickinson follows other major Healthcare sector earnings this month
On July 16, J&J reported second quarter EPS of $2.58 on revenue of $20.56B, compared to forecasts of EPS of $2.46 on revenue of $20.29B.
Merck&Co earnings beat analysts' expectations on July 30, with second quarter EPS of $1.3 on revenue of $11.76B. Investing.com analysts expected EPS of $1.16 on revenue of $10.96B
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