1 Becton Dr D436d Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 www.bd.com
Becton Dickinson's annual revenues are over $500 million (see exact revenue data) and has over 1,000 employees. It is classified as operating in the Surgical & Medical Instrument Manufacturing industry.
Note: Becton Dickinson's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Trademark applications show the products and services that Becton Dickinson is developing and marketing.
Becton Dickinson's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
BD MAX Molecular assays for the detection and identification of infectious diseases for research purposes
EFFIVAX Medical needles and syringes
BD TREK Medical devices and apparatus, namely, bone biopsy systems and parts and fittings therefor
Determine whether Becton Dickinson grew or shrank during the last recession. This is useful in estimating the
financial strength and credit risk of the company.
Compare how recession-proof Becton Dickinson is relative to the industry overall.
While a new recession may strike a particular industry, measuring the
industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
Market Share of Becton Dickinson's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Becton Dickinson, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are similar in business line and location to Becton Dickinson.
While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.
These companies are in the same general field as Becton Dickinson and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.