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Dividend Aristocrat Becton Dickinson’s stock tumbles 12%

Shares of dividend aristocrat Becton Dickinson & Co. (BDX) tumbled 12% in the morning session after the medical technology company reported fiscal first-quarter earnings that topped expectations but lowered its full-year outlook. BDX reported quarterly revenues of $4.225 billion for the first fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2019.  This represents an increase of 1.6 percent…

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European Dividend Aristocrat Novo Nordisk reports 9.0% revenue growth in Q4

European Dividend aristocrat and Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk AS (NOVO-B.CO) reported on Wednesday a revenue growth of 9.0% and 4.8% earnings-per-share growth in Q4. Net profit in Q4 rose to 8.72 billion DKK ($1.29 billion) from DKK8.5 billion a year earlier. Sales in Q4 rose to DKK32.42 billion against analysts’ expectations of DKK31.95 billion.…