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BDX Becton Dickinson PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Becton Dickinson stock as of May 22, 2024 is 51.64. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $4.54 and the stock price of $234.45 per share. The PE ratio has decreased by 2.4% from its last 4 quarters average of 52.9.

BDX PE ratio history

How has BDX's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Becton Dickinson for the last ten years is 61.8. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 51.64 is 16% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, BDX's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Sep 2018 quarter at 420.97, when the price was $261 and the EPS was $0.62. The lowest point was recorded in the Sep 2014 quarter, when it reached 18.57 with a price of $113.81 and an EPS of $6.13.


Becton Dickinson PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 909.76% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -85.02% in 2019

Year PE ratio Change
2023 52.02 38.42%
2022 37.58 5.8%
2021 35.52 -58.02%
2020 84.61 34.13%
2019 63.08 -85.02%
2018 420.97 909.76%
2017 41.69 6.46%
2016 39.16 1.24%
2015 38.68 108.29%
2014 18.57 23.06%

BDX average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of BDX for the past years

Currently, BDX's PE ratio is above its 3-year average, but it is under its 5 and 10-year averages.

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BDX PE vs peers

What is BDX's PE ratio compared to its peers

BDX's PE ratio is less than its peer stock ISRG, but it is above TMO's and RMD's. Becton Dickinson is currently trading at a higher PE ratio (51.64) than its peers average of 37.21.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
BAX Baxter International Inc 6.57 $17.5B
RMD Resmed Inc 33.48 $32.07B
TFX Teleflex Inc 33.99 $10.04B
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 37.75 $225.52B
HOLX Hologic Inc 38.17 $17.46B
LH Laboratory Corp Of America Holdings 39.45 $16.96B
BDX Becton Dickinson & Co 51.64 $67.76B
ISRG Intuitive Surgical Inc 71.08 $142.2B
BIO Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc N/A $8.32B
HBIO Harvard Bioscience Inc N/A $143.32M

Frequently asked questions

What is Becton Dickinson's PE ratio?

BDX stock has a price to earnings ratio of 51.64 as of May 22, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Becton Dickinson (BDX)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for BDX stock is 45.27.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Becton Dickinson (BDX)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for BDX stock is 55.91.

What is the highest PE ratio for BDX?

Over the last ten years, the Sep 2018 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 420.97.

How does the current PE ratio for BDX compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of BDX is 16% lower than the 10-year historical average.

How is BDX's PE ratio calculated (Becton Dickinson PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (May 22, 2024), Becton Dickinson's share price is $234.45. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $4.54. Therefore, Becton Dickinson's price to earnings ratio for today is 51.64. PE RATIO(51.64) = STOCK PRICE($234.45) / TTM EPS($4.54)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.