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Becton Dickinson


The global medical tech company makes medical devices and instruments that are used by health care professionals and researchers.

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Vincent A. Forlenza

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer


Health Care


Medical Products and Equipment

HQ Location

Franklin Lakes, N.J.

Years on Fortune 500 List




Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2018.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$15,98332.2%
Profits ($M)$311.0-71.7%
Assets ($M)$53,904
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$20,992
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues1.9%
Profits as % of Assets0.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity1.5%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)0.60
EPS % Change (from 2017)-87.0%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-37.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-18.2%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2018)6.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)17.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.8%
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