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Price:
244.50 USD
Change:
-0.35 (-0.14%)
Key Stats
Price open 245.06
Previous close 244.85
Market cap 70.85B
Volume 1.27M
Day high 245.06
Day low 241.47
Year high 286.72
Year low 197.75
Year to date change -10.30%
P/E Ratio 72.80
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About Becton, Dickinson and Company

Becton Dickinson was founded in 1897 by two American businessmen; Maxwell W. Becton and Fairleigh S. Dickinson. The duo met on a sales trip, and right from the commencement; the company experienced dramatic growth. It has set its base in New Jersey, the U.S, with worldwide operations.

BD created and sold its first product the same year it was formed; a Luer-all-glass syringe. This opened the company’s doors to discovery, manufacturing, and provision of innovative solutions within the medical device industry.

As a global medical technology company, BD supports advanced clinical processes. It ensures the delivery of quality care of technologies, which enhance medical research and clinical laboratories. It has put more power and investment in the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, intervention procedures, and management of diabetes.

The company operates in more than 50 countries across the world. It serves the pharmaceutical industry, health care institutions, clinical laboratories, and science researchers. It is also has a listing on the NYSE market.

 

 

Company information

Company name
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Exchange
Sector
Health Technology
Industry
Medical Specialties
Employees
70,093
CEO
Thomas E. Polen
Address
1 Becton Drive, Franklin Lakes, NJ, 07417-1880
Country
United States
Contact information
1.201.847.6800
Website
http://www.bd.com

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