Becton Dickinson

Becton Dickinson is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance cellular studies and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures, optimize respiratory care and support the management of diabetes. The company partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.
Company Growth (employees)
Franklin Lakes, US
Size (employees)
50,900 (est)+3%
Becton Dickinson was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Franklin Lakes, US

Key People at Becton Dickinson

Vincent Forlenza

Vincent Forlenza

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President
Gary Cohen

Gary Cohen

Executive Vice President and President, Global Health
James Lim

James Lim

Executive Vice President and President, Greater Asia
Christopher Reidy

Christopher Reidy

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer

Becton Dickinson Office Locations

Becton Dickinson has offices in Franklin Lakes, Nogales, Laguna Hills, Oceanside and in 38 other locations
Franklin Lakes, US (HQ)
Howe Buidling 1 Becton Dr
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Becton Dickinson Data and Metrics

Becton Dickinson Financial Metrics

Becton Dickinson's revenue was reported to be $12.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 21% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

12.5 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

976 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1.4 b

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

43.8 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

1.5 b
Becton Dickinson's current market capitalization is $43.8 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


8.1 b8.4 b10.3 b12.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.9 b4.1 b5.6 b6.5 b

Gross profit

4.2 b4.3 b4.7 b6 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

6.8 b6.8 b9.2 b11.1 b


1.3 b1.6 b1.1 b1.4 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

138 m135 m371 m388 m

Interest income

40 m46 m15 m21 m

Pre tax profit

1.2 b1.5 b739 m1.1 b

Income tax expense

236 m337 m44 m97 m

Net Income

1.3 b1.2 b695 m976 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.9 b1.9 b1.4 b1.5 b

Accounts Receivable

1.2 b1.2 b1.6 b(128 m)


1.4 b1.5 b2 b1.7 b

Current Assets

5.9 b6.1 b6 b6.4 b


3.5 b3.6 b4.1 b3.9 b


1.1 b1.1 b7.5 b7.4 b

Total Assets

12.1 b12.4 b26.8 b25.6 b

Accounts Payable

333 m401 m631 m665 m

Current Liabilities

2.1 b2.2 b4.4 b4.4 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

2.1 b2.2 b4.5 b4.7 b

Retained Earnings

11.3 b12.1 b12.3 b12.7 b

Total Equity

5 b5.1 b7.2 b7.6 b

Financial Leverage

2.4 x2.5 x3.7 x3.4 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.3 b1.2 b695 m976 m

Accounts Receivable

(1 m)(7 m)(2 m)(128 m)


(145 m)(189 m)200 m69 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(212 m)1.7 b1.7 b2.6 b

Capital Expenditures

(522 m)(592 m)(596 m)(693 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(311 m)(948 m)(8.3 b)(669 m)

Dividends Paid

(386 m)(421 m)(485 m)(562 m)

Free Cash Flow

310 m2.3 b2.3 b3.3 b
USDY, 2016


245.2 k

Financial Leverage

3.4 x

Becton Dickinson Operating Metrics

Becton Dickinson's Facilities was reported to be 255 in FY, 2016
FY, 2016





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