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DEF 14A
BECTON DICKINSON & CO filed this Form DEF 14A on 12/03/2018
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If you are the beneficial owner of shares held in “street name”, you may revoke or change your voting instructions in the manner provided by your bank, broker or other nominee, or you may vote in person at the meeting in the manner described above under the heading “How to vote.”
Other matters
The Board is not aware of any matters to be presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting other than those set forth in the accompanying notice. If any other matters properly come before the meeting, the persons named in the proxy card will vote on such matters in accordance with their best judgment.
OWNERSHIP OF BD COMMON STOCK
Securities owned by certain beneficial owners
The following table sets forth as of September 30, 2018, information concerning those persons known to BD to be the beneficial owner of more than 5% of BD’s outstanding common stock, the only class of BD capital stock with voting rights. This information is based on filings made by such persons with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). In general, “beneficial ownership” includes those shares that a person has the sole or shared power to vote or dispose of, including shares that the person has the right to acquire within 60 days.
Name and address of beneficial owner
Title of Security
Amount and
nature of
beneficial ownership
Percent of class 
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
100 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Common Stock
37,315,520 (1)
13.7%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
100 Vanguard Boulevard
Malvern, PA 19355
Common Stock
21,666,262 (2)
8.1%
BlackRock, Inc.
40 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022
Common Stock
20,388,809 (3)
7.6%
FMR, LLC
245 Summer
Street Boston, MA 02210
Common Stock
17,788,823 (4)
6.6%
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(1)
The beneficial owner has sole dispositive power with respect to these shares and sole voting power with respect to 11,543,415 shares. Includes approximately 3,630,786 shares underlying depositary shares that are convertible into common stock at the option of the holder.
 
(2)
The beneficial owner has sole dispositive power with respect to 21,258,761 shares and shared dispositive power with respect to 407,501 shares, and has sole voting power with respect to 333,524 shares and shared voting power with respect to 102,111 shares.
 
(3)
The beneficial owner has sole dispositive power with respect to these shares, and sole voting power with respect to 16,557,755 shares. Includes approximately 1,359,749 shares underlying depositary shares that are convertible into common stock at the option of the holder.
 
(4)
The beneficial owner has shared dispositive power with respect to these shares and sole voting power with respect to 1,776,770 shares. Includes approximately 329,392 shares underlying depositary shares that are convertible into common stock at the option of the holder.


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