Company:  BECTON DICKINSON & CO (BDX)
Form Type:  10-K
Filing Date:  11/21/2012 
CIK:  0000010795 
Address:  ONE BECTON DR 
City, State, Zip:  FRANKLIN LAKES, New Jersey 07417-1880 
Telephone:  (201) 847-6800 
Fiscal Year:  09/30 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$113.16  
Change: 
0.23 (0.20%)  
Trade Time: 
Apr 17  
Market Cap: 
$21.84B
Description of Business
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  FORM 10-K
    PART I
      Item 1. Business.
      Item 1A. Risk Factors.
      Item 1B. Unresolved Staff Comments.
      Item 2. Properties.
      Item 3. Legal Proceedings.
      Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures.
        NAME AND TITLE
    PART II
      Item 5. Market for Registrant's Common Equity, Related ...
      Item 6. Selected Financial Data.
      Item 7. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial ...
        Results of Continuing Operations
        Financial Instrument Market Risk
        Liquidity and Capital Resources
      Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data.
        Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
        Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
        INCOME STATEMENT
        BALANCE SHEET
        BALANCE SHEET
        CASH FLOW
        Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
          STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
          BALANCE SHEET
      Item 9. Changes in and Disagreements With Accountants on ...
      Item 9A. Controls and Procedures.
      Item 9B. Other Information.
    PART III
      Item 10. Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate ...
      Item 11. Executive Compensation.
      Item 12. Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and ...
      Item 13. Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, ...
      Item 14. Principal Accounting Fees and Services.
    PART IV
      Item 15. Exhibits, Financial Statement Schedules.
    SIGNATURES
    NAME AND TITLE
    EXHIBIT INDEX
  EXHIBIT 10.(N)(I)
  EXHIBIT 10.(N)(II)
  EXHIBIT 10.(O)
  EXHIBIT 21
    SUBSIDIARIES
  EXHIBIT 23
    CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
  EXHIBIT 24
    POWER OF ATTORNEY
  EXHIBIT 31
    CERTIFICATION
  EXHIBIT 32
    CERTIFICATION
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