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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Becton Dickinson (NYSE: BDX) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $102.75, above its previous 52-week high of $102.72 with 95,427 shares traded as of 10:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 948,600 shares over the past 30 days. Becton Dickinson has a market cap of $19.79 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 30.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Becton, Dickinson and Company, a medical technology company, develops, manufactures, and sells medical devices, instrument systems, and reagents worldwide. The company's BD Medical segment produces medical devices that are used in various healthcare settings.