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2011-07-27 07:00:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Carmel Pharma, Inc., a Swedish company that manufactures the PhaSeal® System, the leading closed-system drug transfer device for the safe handling of hazardous drugs that are packaged in vials.

2011-07-26 14:33:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 41 cents per common share, payable on September 30, 2011 to holders of record on September 9, 2011.

2011-07-08 07:30:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced today that it will conduct a live webcast of its third fiscal quarter 2011 earnings conference call on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. (ET).


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.