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BD board increases dividend
Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Becton Dickinson And Co ::BD board increases dividend.Becton Dickinson And Co - ‍declared a quarterly dividend of $0.75 per common share, an increase of 2.7 percent from previous quarter​.  Full Article

Merit Medical signs purchase agreement with BD for divestment assets
Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Merit Medical Systems Inc ::Merit Medical signs purchase agreement with BD for divestment assets.Merit Medical Systems Inc - ‍purchase price for product lines and related assets to be acquired is $100 million​.Merit Medical Systems Inc - ‍purchase price for product lines and related assets to be acquired is $100 million​.Merit Medical Systems- ‍intends to finance acquisition at closing through borrowings which are currently available under its revolving credit facility​.Merit Medical Systems Inc - ‍transaction is also expected to expand operating margins and increase cash flow​.Merit - ‍has signed asset purchase agreement with bd to acquire certain assets which bd proposes to sell in connection with acquisition of C.R. Bard​.Merit Medical Systems Inc - ‍transaction is expected to be accretive to both GAAP and non-GAAP earnings in 2018 for Merit's shareholders​.Merit Medical Systems Inc - ‍expects acquisition to provide $0.10-$0.19 in adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share accretion in fiscal year 2018​.Merit Medical Systems Inc - ‍ expects deal to be accretive by 50-120 basis points to co's adjusted gross margins over a period of six to twelve months​.  Full Article

Becton Dickinson says Q4 earnings per share $1.24
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Becton Dickinson And Co -:BD announces results for 2017 fourth fiscal quarter and full year; provides fiscal 2018 guidance.Q4 earnings per share $1.24.Q4 revenue $3.166 billion versus I/B/E/S view $3.15 billion.Q4 earnings per share view $2.37 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q4 adjusted earnings per share $2.40.Sees FY 2018 earnings per share $10.55 to $10.65 including items.Sees FY 2018 revenue $12.09 billion.Becton Dickinson And Co - ‍acquisition of C.R. Bard is on-track with an expected closing date in fourth calendar quarter of 2017​.Becton Dickinson-‍on stand-alone basis, co expects FY 2018 revenues to increase 5.0 to 6.0 percent as reported, or 4.0 to 5.0 percent on currency-neutral basis​.  Full Article

U.S. court denies motion to reconsider Becton, Dickinson and Co. judgment
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Retractable Technologies Inc ::Retractable Technologies Inc says on Oct 27, court denied motion to alter or amend earlier judgment in co's case against Becton, Dickinson and Co​.  Full Article

BD statement on European Commission conditional clearance of Bard acquisition
Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Becton Dickinson and Co :BD statement on European Commission conditional clearance of bard acquisition.Says continue to expect that BD and Bard transaction will close in fourth calendar quarter of 2017​.Says ‍"committed" to divesting certain assets to satisfy conditions requested by European Commission​ for Bard deal.  Full Article

Becton Dickinson announces early access program for BD Resolve single-cell analysis platform
Monday, 13 Feb 2017 

Becton Dickinson And Co : BD announces early access program for bd resolve™ single-cell analysis platform .Becton dickinson and co- plans full commercial launch of bd resolve platform by early fall 2017.  Full Article

BD submits pre-market approval application to FDA for BD Onclarity™ HPV test
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016 

Becton Dickinson And Co :Says intends to ultimately seek approval using HPV genotyping beyond 16, 18 and 45.  Full Article

Becton Dickinson declares quarterly dividend 66 cents/shr
Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016 

Becton Dickinson And Co :Declared a quarterly dividend of 66 cents per common share, payable on september 30, 2016.  Full Article

BD and check-points announce development and global distribution agreement for BD MAX
Thursday, 16 Jun 2016 

Becton Dickinson And Co :BD and check-points announce development and global distribution agreement for BD MAX(TM) assays that detect carbapenem-resistant organisms.  Full Article

B.Braun Medical and affiliates sue Becton, Dickinson & Co for patent infringements
Tuesday, 7 Jun 2016 

B. Braun Medical Inc [BBRMG.UL] : B. Braun Medical Inc and affiliates sue Becton, Dickinson & Co. For IV catheter safety mechanism patent infringements .Co, affiliates filed lawsuit against Becton, Dickinson, unit for infringing 10 U.S. patents relating to IV catheter safety mechanisms.  Full Article

BRIEF-BD board increases dividend

* Becton Dickinson And Co - ‍declared a quarterly dividend of $0.75 per common share, an increase of 2.7 percent from previous quarter​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: