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Notable Call Options Activity in Becton, Dickinson and Company


Shares of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE: BDX) are lower on the session by 0.62%, currently trading at $77.03. The stock has been moving largely higher over the past three months and is currently trading above the 50-day moving average.

Options traders are focusing on calls today. The strike seeing the heaviest volume is the February 2012 $80.00 call, which has traded 1,000 times on open interest of 1,958 contracts.

Calls are outpacing puts today by 22 to 1.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is a global medical technology company engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of medical devices, instrument systems and reagents used by healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry and the general public.

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