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Becton Dickinson: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. (AP) _ Becton Dickinson and Co. (BDX) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $599 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

The Franklin Lakes, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of $2.05 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and restructuring costs, were $2.70 per share.

The medical device manufacturer posted revenue of $4.16 billion in the period.

Becton Dickinson expects full-year earnings in the range of $12.05 to $12.15 per share.

Becton Dickinson shares have climbed almost 10 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen roughly 9 percent. The stock has risen 4 percent in the last 12 months.

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