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After Yesterday's Rally of 1.28% Shares Could Potentially Pullback

By Shiri Gupta

Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $197.55 to a high of $200.87. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.3%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $199.01 on volume of 443,000 shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

In the past 52 weeks, Becton Dickinson share prices have been bracketed by a low of $161.29 and a high of $210.36 and are now at $200.82, 25% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.8% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.2%.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in Becton Dickinson. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of Becton Dickinson in search of a potential trend change.

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Ticker(s): BDX