BD Results Up for Third Fiscal Quarter
Becton Dickinson (BD) reported record revenues of $1.868 billion for its third fiscal quarter ending June 30.
Representing an increase of 14.5 percent over the prior year period, the growth rate reflects the favorable impact from foreign currency translation. This accounts for nearly 7 percent of the quarterly revenues increase, the company said.
Reported diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $1.18 for the third quarter, up from 95 cents for the same period last year. For the nine-month period ending June 30, reported diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $3.34.