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SmarTrend Watching for Potential Pullback in Shares of Becton Dickinson After 1.28% Gain

By Nick Russo

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.

Becton Dickinson share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $210.36 and a 52-week low of $161.29 and are now trading 25% above that low price at $200.82 per share. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.2% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.8%.

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