Becton Dickinson expects medtech tax to cut 3% from next year's bottom line

November 8, 2012 by MassDevice staff

Medical products maker Becton Dickinson's unveils its 4th quarter earnings and predicts that next year's earnings growth will take a 3% hit after the medical device tax shaves 2.3% off its top line.

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Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX) is expecting the medical device tax to cut about 3% off of its 2013 earnings growth, chairman, president & CEO Vincent Forlenza said during an earnings call this week.

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