National Pension Service Lifted Holding in Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX)

Lloyd Doyle
April 20, 2018

Ensemble Cap Mngmt Ltd Llc stated it has 6,305 shares or 1.99% of all its holdings. Investors holded 197.53 million in 2017Q3 but now own 215.77 million shares or 9.23% more. Hbk Sorce Advisory Limited Liability stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). The stock decreased 1.37% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $48.97. About 188,763 shares traded.

Becton, Dickinson and Company develops, manufactures, and sells medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment, and diagnostic products worldwide. It has outperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.

683 Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Energy Recovery Inc (ERII) by 7.13% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. 970,696 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,423,093. The health care company at the end of 2017Q4 was priced at $47.12 million. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $36.66. About 1.69 million shares traded. On Tuesday, October 24 the stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has "Outperform" rating given by Wells Fargo. It has underperformed by 22.72% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.13, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 50 investors sold BDX shares while 294 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. Susquehanna Group Llp reported 0% stake. Moreover, Lbmc Advsrs Limited Liability Com has 0.09% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (NASDAQ:PCLN). Bancshares Of Nova Scotia invested in 17,653 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Bankshares has 0.39% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). On Friday, November 3 RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BDX in report with "Hold" rating. Caprock has 0.04% invested in Energy Recovery, Inc. Us Comml Bank De invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. First Tru LP has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 432 shares. Maverick Cap Limited has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Entegris, Inc. Triangle Wealth Mngmt owns 3,796 shs or 0.46% of their United States capital. Tower Rech Limited Liability Com (Trc) holds 623 shares. Fiera Capital holds 961 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Amalgamated National Bank & Trust reported 0% in BioScrip, Inc. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 76% are positive. Energy Recovery had 16 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:BIOS) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 10 by SunTrust. The firm has "Hold" rating by Citigroup given on Friday, January 5. FBR Capital maintained Energy Recovery, Inc. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned "Hold" rating by Citigroup on Friday, January 5. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by Argus Research. Credit Suisse upgraded Energy Recovery, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, August 19. They set an "outperform" rating and a $245.00 price objective on the stock. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, February 6. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Buy". KeyCorp initiated coverage on Becton Dickinson in a research report on Friday, January 5th.

Glenview State Bank Trust, which manages about $216.84M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) by 68,737 shares to 65,079 shares, valued at $1.14M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Jpmorgan Hedged Equity Select by 49,828 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3.89M shares, and cut its stake in Columbia Emerging Markets Cons. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $2.33 earnings per share. FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 544 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock worth $116,000 after purchasing an additional 290 shares during the last quarter. (NASDAQ:ERII) was sold by Hanstveit Arve.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Becton Dickinson (BDX) Shares Sold by Gotham Asset Management LLC" was originally posted by Macon Daily and is the sole property of of Macon Daily. Therefore 40% are positive.

On average, analysts expect that Becton Dickinson and will report full-year earnings of $10.94 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $10.89 to $11.00. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 10. Ameriprise Fincl reported 0.03% of its capital in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Buy" rating and $260.0 target in Friday, December 29 report. On Tuesday, October 24 the firm has "Outperform" rating given by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, February 6 with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 22 with "Buy". The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 4.

Since February 23, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $2.59 million activity. Shares for $910,726 were sold by Borzi James W on Monday, February 26. OLSON PAUL L H sold 3,000 shares worth $90,628. Wendell David Associates Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Becton Dickinson by 1.3% in the fourth quarter. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Management Corp owns 182,624 shares for 0.34% of their portfolio. It also increased its holding in Vanguard World Fds (VGT) by 1,885 shares in the quarter, for a total of 16,988 shares, and has risen its stake in Alps Etf Tr (AMLP).

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