XNYS:BDX Becton Dickinson & Co Insider Activity 3 Filing - 6/1/2012

Effective Date 6/1/2012

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FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  Lim James
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
06/01/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BECTON DICKINSON & CO [BDX]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY, 1 BECTON DRIVE
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Senior Vice President
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ 07417
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock 4,259(1)
D
 
Common Stock 2,080
I
GSIP Trust(2)

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Appreciation Rights 11/21/2006(3) 11/21/2015 Common Stock 1,173 $59.16 D  
Stock Appreciation Rights 11/21/2007(4) 11/21/2016 Common Stock 1,228 $71.72 D  
Stock Appreciation Rights 11/20/2008(5) 11/20/2017 Common Stock 915 $84.33 D  
Stock Appreciation Rights 11/25/2009(6) 11/25/2018 Common Stock 4,003 $62.5 D  
Stock Appreciation Rights 11/24/2010(7) 11/24/2019 Common Stock 6,158 $75.63 D  
Stock Appreciation Rights 11/23/2011(8) 11/23/2020 Common Stock 6,403 $76.64 D  
Stock Appreciation Rights 11/22/2012(9) 11/22/2021 Common Stock 8,402 $72.12 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Lim James
C/O BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY
1 BECTON DRIVE
FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ 07417
      Senior Vice President  

Signatures

Richard Stout, by power of attorney for James Lim 06/07/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Includes 744 restricted stock units awarded under the Becton, Dickinson and Company 2004 Employee and Director Equity-Based Compensation Plan.
(2) Represents shares of common stock held under the Becton, Dickinson and Company Global Share Investment Program (the "GSIP"). The information presented for the GSIP is as of May 31, 2012.
(3) The stock appreciation rights vest in four annual installments beginning November 21, 2006.
(4) The stock appreciation rights vest in four annual installments beginning November 21, 2007.
(5) The stock appreciation rights vest in four annual installments beginning November 20, 2008.
(6) The stock appreciation rights vest in four annual installments beginning November 25, 2009.
(7) The stock appreciation rights vest in four annual installments beginning November 24, 2010.
(8) The stock appreciation rights vest in four annual installments beginning November 23, 2011.
(9) The stock appreciation rights vest in four annual installments beginning November 22, 2012.

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