Insider Trading at Becton Dickinson and Company?

Taurus Asset Management Llc acquired 28,875 shares as Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX)’s stock rose 1.79%. The Tekla Capital Management Llc holds 56,900 shares with $1.07M value, down from 182,000 last quarter. SHERMAN JEFFREY S also sold $5.35M worth of Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) on Thursday, May 25.

Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE BDX) traded up 0.36% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $198.57. About 202,261 shares traded.

Becton, Dickinson and (NYSE:BDX) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500.

Crosslink Capital Inc decreased Carbonite (CARB) stake by 33.31% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Tekla Capital Management Llc sold 125,100 shares as Juno Therapeutics Inc. The institutional investor held 11,949 shares of the health care company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $1.98 million, up from 6,635 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Carbonite now has $519.84M valuation. Juno Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:JUNO) has declined 39.85% since August 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 13.33% the S&P500.

Since March 20, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $1.02 million activity.

Gofen & Glossberg Llc, which manages about $3.51 billion and $2.45 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) by 12,665 shares to 853,384 shares, valued at $73.64 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) was raised too.

Investors of record on Friday, September 8th will be issued a $0.73 dividend. Its up 0.02, from 0.9 in 2016Q3.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Its down 4.18% from 12.80 million shares previously. 1,240 are owned by Richard C Young And Company Limited. Becton, Dickinson and Company has a 12-month low of $161.29 and a 12-month high of $206.63. Forward Limited Liability Company invested 0.06% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). New York-based Qs Limited Liability Co has invested 0.01% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Howland Capital Ltd owns 1.14% invested in Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) for 101,624 shares. Family Firm Inc. boosted its stake in Becton, Dickinson and by 0.5% in the second quarter. Miller Investment Mgmt Lp has 0.75% invested in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Centre Asset Management Ltd Liability invested in 55,040 shares or 1.76% of the stock. The medical instruments supplier reported $2.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.44 by $0.02. Also, EVP Linda M. Tharby sold 4,695 shares of Becton, Dickinson and stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. Agrium Inc now has $13.40B valuation. 1,625 are held by Los Angeles Cap And Equity Research Incorporated. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 50% are positive. Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and set a $210.00 target price (up previously from $205.00) on shares of Becton, Dickinson and in a report on Thursday, August 10th. The stock of Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, July 18. Argus Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $167 target in Wednesday, August 19 report. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. upgraded shares of Becton, Dickinson and from an “outperform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $210.00 to $180.00 in a research note on Friday, June 30th. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, August 10. The stock of Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company now has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $195.79.

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Among 22 analysts covering Agrium Inc. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, October 11 by Oppenheimer.

In other Becton, Dickinson and news, insider Nabil Shabshab sold 6,149 shares of Becton, Dickinson and stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Thursday, February 4 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, August 5. The rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research on Monday, November 21 to “Hold”.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.36, from 1.4 in 2016Q3. 23 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. Bancshares Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in Carbonite Inc (NASDAQ:CARB). The firm owned 81,655 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after buying an additional 2,181 shares during the period. Moreover, Cohen Klingenstein Limited Liability Corp has 0.09% invested in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Prudential Financial Inc, New Jersey-based fund reported 34,952 shares. Deroy And Devereaux Private Investment Counsel reported 91,581 shares. 1492 Capital Mngmt Llc invested in 0.55% or 43,328 shares. Moreover, Financial Architects has 0% invested in Juno Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:JUNO) for 435 shares. Oberweis Asset Management Inc has 109,660 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in TechTarget Inc (NASDAQ:TTGT). Martingale Asset Mgmt LP reported 248,098 shares. Amp Cap Invsts Limited invested in 0.11% or 114,336 shares. Clearline LP owns 116,200 shares or 0.99% of their United States portfolio. Nationwide Fund has 17,819 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Segall Bryant Hamill Ltd Liability Co holds 5,312 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

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