Exhibit 99.1

1 Becton Drive
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
www.bd.com



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Contact:
Monique N. Dolecki, Investor Relations - 201-847-5378
Kristen Cardillo, Corporate Communications - 201-847-5657



BD ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR 2019 SECOND FISCAL QUARTER;
UPDATES FISCAL 2019 GUIDANCE

As reported, revenues of $4.195 billion decreased 0.6 percent.
On a comparable, currency-neutral basis, revenues increased 3.4 percent.
As reported, diluted earnings per share of $(0.07) increased 63.2 percent.
As adjusted, diluted earnings per share of $2.59 decreased 2.3 percent, and increased 7.2 percent on a currency-neutral basis.
The company reaffirmed its full fiscal year 2019 comparable, currency-neutral revenue guidance, and updated its adjusted diluted earnings per share guidance.


Franklin Lakes, NJ (May 9, 2019) - BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today reported quarterly revenues of $4.195 billion for the second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2019. This represents a decrease of 0.6 percent from the prior-year period. On a comparable, currency-neutral basis, revenues increased 3.4 percent over the prior-year period.
 
“Through the second quarter we have delivered solid revenue growth and operating performance,” said Vincent A. Forlenza, chairman and CEO. “Our revised fiscal year 2019 outlook reflects recent, near-term regulatory and market pressures related to paclitaxel-coated devices and foreign currency, which will affect our EPS guidance range. We remain confident that our business is strong, fundamentals are in-tact, and we will continue to deliver value to our shareholders and customers around the world.”

Second Quarter and Six-Month Fiscal 2019 Operating Results
As reported, diluted earnings per share for the second quarter were $(0.07), compared with $(0.19) in the prior-year period. This represents an increase of 63.2 percent. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $2.59, compared with $2.65 in the prior-year period. This represents a decrease in adjusted diluted earnings per share of 2.3 percent, or an increase of 7.2 percent on a currency-neutral basis.

For the six-month period ended March 31, 2019, as reported, diluted earnings per share were $1.98, compared with $(0.90) in the prior-year period. This represents an increase of 320.0 percent. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $5.29, compared with $5.15 in the prior-year period. This represents an increase in adjusted diluted earnings per share of 2.7 percent, or 10.5 percent on a currency-neutral basis.



The following information was filed by Becton Dickinson Co (BDX) on Thursday, May 9, 2019 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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