Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX) VP Sells 5346 Shares of Stock

3,325 Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) shares with value of $315,875 were sold by BOLDEA LUCIAN. Salient Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Enbridge Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $55.00 billion market cap company. About 4,008 shares traded or 3.38% up from the average. Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CNAT) has risen 140.55% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.10% the S&P500.

Lombard Odier Asset Management Switzerland SA increased its stake in shares of Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) by 150.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Gabelli Funds Llc sold 5,600 shares as Becton Dickinson & Co Com (BDX)'s stock rose 1.79%. The institutional investor held 6,500 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.27 million, down from 11,850 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Becton Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) had an increase of 3.9% in short interest. The stock increased 1.20% or $2.68 during the last trading session, reaching $226.12. About 1.46 million shares traded or 1.44% up from the average.

Becton Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500.

Oak Associates Ltd, which manages about $1.01B and $1.36 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Juniper Networks Inc (NYSE:JNPR) by 12,101 shares to 437,758 shares, valued at $12.18M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Lombard Odier Asset Management Switzerland SA's holdings in Becton Dickinson and were worth $5,410,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.53 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 37 investors sold IP shares while 252 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. Guyasuta Investment Advsrs Incorporated reported 0.08% stake. Park Natl Oh has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). Jpmorgan Chase & accumulated 0.17% or 4.05M shares. Karp stated it has 998 shares. Highbridge Mgmt Ltd Liability Co invested in 12,773 shares. 1,026 were reported by Tortoise Invest Management. Aqr Capital Ltd Com invested in 1.63 million shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi reported 0.22% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). First Interstate Bankshares accumulated 0.01% or 135 shares. Tci Wealth Advsr accumulated 905 shares. Colony Group LLC now owns 11,889 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock worth $2,320,000 after buying an additional 239 shares during the period. Fjarde Ap has 137,282 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Price T Rowe Associates Md holds 714,501 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn invested in 5,244 shares.

Among 40 analysts covering Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC), 33 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Becton Dickinson and from $245.00 to $250.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Sector Perform" rating and $162 target in Friday, August 7 report. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal Weight" on Tuesday, October 4. The firm has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, January 25. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, February 8 by BMO Capital Markets. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.33 earnings per share. analysts predict that Becton Dickinson and Co will post 10.94 EPS for the current year. Conning holds 0.04% or 6,247 shares. The medical instruments supplier reported $2.48 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.41 by $0.07. It also reduced Fortive Corp stake by 12,900 shares and now owns 9,480 shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Becton Dickinson and from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, January 12th. BDX's profit will be $692.23M for 21.74 P/E if the $2.60 EPS becomes a reality. FTB Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Becton Dickinson and by 114.2% during the fourth quarter. It is down 0.00% since March 11, 2017 and is. Its up 0.62, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 32 investors sold EMN shares while 175 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 21 raised stakes. The medical instruments supplier reported $2.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.41 by $0.07. Legal And General Group Plc, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 3,776 shares. Delta Lc reported 13,881 shares. Zions Bancorporation now owns 10,718 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock valued at $2,100,000 after purchasing an additional 2,050 shares during the period. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, June 9 by Jefferies. Agf Invests reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Aureus Asset Management LLC now owns 1,695 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock valued at $331,000 after purchasing an additional 90 shares during the period. Vantage Inv Advisors Ltd Co owns 0.04% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 700 shares. Crawford Investment Counsel has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Thursday, March 30. The correct version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://www.thelincolnianonline.com/2018/03/11/becton-dickinson-and-co-bdx-shares-bought-by-pinnacle-associates-ltd.html.

Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) is a global medical technology company engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of a range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products.

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