Investing.com - Becton Dickinson reported fourth quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday and revenue that topped forecasts.
The firm reported earnings per share of $3.31 on revenue of $4.58B. Analysts polled by Investing.com expected EPS of $3.3 on revenue of $4.56B. That compared to EPS of $2.93 on revenue of $4.4B in the same period a year earlier. The company had reported EPS of $3.08 on revenue of $4.35B in the previous quarter.
Becton Dickinson follows other major Healthcare sector earnings this month
On October 15, J&J reported third quarter EPS of $2.12 on revenue of $20.73B, compared to forecasts of EPS of $2.01 on revenue of $20.08B.
Novartis ADR earnings beat analysts' expectations on October 22, with third quarter EPS of $1.41 on revenue of $12.17B. Investing.com analysts expected EPS of $1.32 on revenue of $11.7B
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