BSB Bancorp, Inc. (BLMT)’s Executive Vice President Christopher Downs Unloaded 4000 shares of the Company; Profile of 12 Analysts Covering Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX)

April 10, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Among 20 analysts covering Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Becton Dickinson had 52 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 3 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Friday, June 30. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, February 7. Jefferies maintained the shares of BDX in report on Tuesday, July 18 with “Buy” rating. Cowen & Co maintained Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) on Wednesday, December 20 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, February 8, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by Argus Research. The firm has “Sell” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, September 23. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, March 30. See Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) latest ratings:

06/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform New Target: $249 Initiates Coverage On
08/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $235.0 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $260.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $245 New Target: $250 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $260.0 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $260.0
05/01/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Hold New Target: $237.0 Upgrade
05/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Overweight New Target: $260 Initiates Coverage On
03/01/2018 Broker: Evercore Rating: Outperform New Target: $245 Initiates Coverage On
29/12/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy New Target: $260.0 Maintain

Since February 23, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $2.59 million activity. Borzi James W sold 4,048 shares worth $910,726. Shares for $426,079 were sold by Polen Thomas E Jr on Tuesday, March 13. RING TIMOTHY M also sold $38,416 worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) on Friday, February 23. On Tuesday, February 27 Gallagher John E sold $1.21 million worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) or 5,355 shares.

The stock increased 0.88% or $1.9 during the last trading session, reaching $217.4. About 1.18 million shares traded. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 15.92% since April 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.62, from 0.93 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 50 investors sold Becton, Dickinson and Company shares while 294 reduced holdings. 147 funds opened positions while 386 raised stakes. 215.77 million shares or 9.23% more from 197.53 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 10,853 are owned by State Treasurer State Of Michigan. Eastern National Bank & Trust has invested 1.08% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). California Pub Employees Retirement System reported 634,646 shares. Canal Insurance owns 13,123 shares or 1% of their US portfolio. Savant Capital Limited Com has invested 0.07% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). 111,021 were reported by First Republic Inv Mgmt. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Company owns 419,072 shares. Artemis Mngmt Llp has 23,853 shares. Kornitzer Cap Management Inc Ks holds 1,450 shares. Proshare Advsr Llc accumulated 460,631 shares. Bowen Hanes And Comm holds 6,016 shares. First Fincl Bank Of Omaha reported 0.3% stake. Glg Prns L P owns 0% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 97 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Insur accumulated 5,300 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Mckinley Carter Wealth holds 14,012 shares or 1.03% of its portfolio.

Becton, Dickinson and Company develops, makes, and sells medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment, and diagnostic products worldwide. The company has market cap of $57.88 billion. It operates in two divisions, BD Medical and BD Life Sciences. It has a 168.79 P/E ratio. The BD Medical segment offers syringes, pen needles, and IV sets for diabetes; needles, syringes, and intravenous catheters for medication delivery; prefilled IV flush syringes; regional anesthesia needles and trays; sharps disposal containers; closed-system transfer devices; skin antiseptic products; surgical and laproscopic instrumentations; intravenous medication safety and infusion therapy delivery, and automated medication dispensing and supply management systems; and prefillable drug delivery systems.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.21, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 4 investors sold BSB Bancorp, Inc. shares while 15 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 16 raised stakes. 4.63 million shares or 3.95% less from 4.82 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Washington-based Parametric Portfolio Assocs has invested 0% in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT). Fj Limited Company has invested 1.49% in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT). Panagora Asset Mgmt Incorporated invested in 5,529 shares. 5,300 were accumulated by Bessemer Group. Manufacturers Life Insurance The owns 463,242 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Natl Bank Of America Corporation De invested in 0% or 4,987 shares. Wellington Mgmt Group Limited Liability Partnership invested 0% of its portfolio in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT). Renaissance Technologies Limited Com holds 0.01% or 275,660 shares. Pecaut & Com reported 6,892 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp reported 1,260 shares. Moreover, Banc Funds Lc has 1.28% invested in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT) for 941,460 shares. State Street Corporation accumulated 181,574 shares. The New York-based Blackrock has invested 0% in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT). Jpmorgan Chase And invested 0% of its portfolio in BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT). 13,290 were reported by California State Teachers Retirement Systems.

BSB Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Belmont Savings Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services to small businesses, municipalities, and other clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $297.37 million. The Company’s deposit products include relationship checking accounts for clients and businesses, passbook and statement savings accounts, certificates of deposit, money market accounts, interest on lawyer trust accounts, and individual retirement accounts, as well as commercial, municipal, and regular checking accounts. It has a 19.68 P/E ratio. The company's loan portfolio comprises one to four family residential mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans, multi-family real estate loans, home equity lines of credit, indirect automobile loans, commercial business loans, construction loans, other consumer loans, and second mortgage loans.

Christopher Downs, an insider, who’s a Executive Vice President of Bsb Bancorp Inc made a sale of around 4,000 shares of the corporation with a market value $123,030 U.S Dollars totalled based on 30.8 U.S Dollars a share. It seems he is very active lately as in the last 30 days, he sold additional 4,000 shares of the company, worth $121,829 USD. Dated April 9, 2018, this stock transaction by Christopher Downs was revealed in the a form submitted with the U.S. SEC. It is freely available for review here. Christopher now holds 61,681 shares accounting for 0.63% of the Company’s market cap

Since February 1, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $52,979 activity. MAHONEY ROBERT M also bought $55,046 worth of BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT) shares. The insider FOUGERE RICHARD J sold 500 shares worth $15,113. GAHAN JOHN W III sold $18,450 worth of BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT) on Monday, March 12. 4,000 shares valued at $121,829 were sold by DOWNS CHRISTOPHER Y on Tuesday, March 13.

The stock decreased 1.13% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $30.5. About 11,744 shares traded or 1.71% up from the average. BSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMT) has risen 13.58% since April 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.03% the S&P500.

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