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Becton, Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX)

Analysis of Inventory

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Accounting Policy on Inventory

Inventories are stated at the lower of approximate cost determined on the first-in, first-out basis or market.

Source: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27).


Inventory Disclosure

Becton, Dickinson & Co., balance sheet: inventory

US$ in millions

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Sep 30, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 30, 2014
Materials 544  510  313  316  384  248 
Work in process 318  297  271  274  280  260 
Finished products 1,717  1,644  1,234  1,129  1,295  987 
Inventories 2,579  2,451  1,818  1,719  1,959  1,495 

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-26).

Item Description The company
Inventories Amount after valuation and LIFO reserves of inventory expected to be sold, or consumed within one year or operating cycle, if longer. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s inventories increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.