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NYSE:ABT - Abbott Laboratories Stock Price, Forecast & News

$86.35
+0.38 (+0.44 %)
(As of 12/16/2019 08:35 AM ET)
Today's Range
$85.78
Now: $86.35
$86.71
50-Day Range
$81.55
MA: $84.12
$86.34
52-Week Range
$65.44
Now: $86.35
$88.76
Volume3.87 million shs
Average Volume4.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$152.71 billion
P/E Ratio29.98
Dividend Yield1.48%
Beta1.12
Abbott Laboratories discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells health care products worldwide. The company's Established Pharmaceutical Products segment offers branded generic pharmaceuticals for the treatment of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency; irritable bowel syndrome or biliary spasm; intrahepatic cholestasis or depressive symptom; gynecological disorder; hormone replacement therapy; dyslipidemia; hypertension; hypothyroidism; Ménière's disease and vestibular vertigo; pain, fever, and inflammation; migraine; and anti-infective clarithromycin, as well as provides influenza vaccines and products that regulate physiological rhythm of the colon. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment
SectorMedical
CUSIP00282410
CIK1800
Phone224-667-6100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$30.58 billion
Cash Flow$4.81 per share
Book Value$17.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.37 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees103,000
Outstanding Shares1,768,460,000
Market Cap$152.71 billion
Next Earnings Date1/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Abbott Laboratories' stock symbol?

Abbott Laboratories trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ABT."

How often does Abbott Laboratories pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Abbott Laboratories?

Abbott Laboratories announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 13th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, February 14th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.67%. This is an increase from Abbott Laboratories's previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. View Abbott Laboratories' Dividend History.

How were Abbott Laboratories' earnings last quarter?

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 16th. The healthcare product maker reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.84. The healthcare product maker earned $8.08 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.10 billion. Abbott Laboratories had a net margin of 10.50% and a return on equity of 17.65%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.75 earnings per share. View Abbott Laboratories' Earnings History.

When is Abbott Laboratories' next earnings date?

Abbott Laboratories is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Abbott Laboratories.

What guidance has Abbott Laboratories issued on next quarter's earnings?

Abbott Laboratories updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 16th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.23-3.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.24.

What price target have analysts set for ABT?

15 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Abbott Laboratories' stock. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $98.00. On average, they anticipate Abbott Laboratories' stock price to reach $88.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Abbott Laboratories.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Abbott Laboratories?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Abbott Laboratories in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Abbott Laboratories.

Has Abbott Laboratories been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ABT stock has been trending somewhat negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Abbott Laboratories earned a daily sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the healthcare product maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Abbott Laboratories.

Are investors shorting Abbott Laboratories?

Abbott Laboratories saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 18,860,000 shares, an increase of 7.8% from the November 14th total of 17,500,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,570,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Abbott Laboratories' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Abbott Laboratories' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Abbott Laboratories own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Abbott Laboratories investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Abbott Laboratories' key executives?

Abbott Laboratories' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Miles D. White M.B.A., Chairman & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Robert B. Ford, Pres & COO (Age 45)
  • Mr. Brian B. Yoor, Exec. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Hubert L. Allen, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Stephen R. Fussell, Exec. VP of HR (Age 62)

Who are Abbott Laboratories' major shareholders?

Abbott Laboratories' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.10%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.80%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.39%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.38%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (0.36%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.23%). Company insiders that own Abbott Laboratories stock include Andrew H Lane, Brian B Yoor, Brian J Blaser, Daniel Gesua Sive Salvadori, Daniel J Starks, Hubert L Allen, Jaime Contreras, Jared Watkin, John G Stratton, John M Capek, Joseph J Manning, Michael J Pederson, Miles D White, Randel William Woodgrift, Roger Bird, Sally E Blount, Sharon J Bracken and Stephen R Fussell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Abbott Laboratories.

Which major investors are selling Abbott Laboratories stock?

ABT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Coho Partners Ltd., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Columbus Circle Investors, Sawgrass Asset Management LLC, Montag & Caldwell LLC, Sector Gamma AS and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. Company insiders that have sold Abbott Laboratories company stock in the last year include Brian B Yoor, Brian J Blaser, Daniel Gesua Sive Salvadori, Hubert L Allen, Jaime Contreras, Jared Watkin, John M Capek, Joseph J Manning, Michael J Pederson, Miles D White, Randel William Woodgrift, Roger Bird, Sally E Blount, Sharon J Bracken and Stephen R Fussell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Abbott Laboratories.

Which major investors are buying Abbott Laboratories stock?

ABT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, Strs Ohio, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Bartlett & Co. LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Banco Santander S.A.. Company insiders that have bought Abbott Laboratories stock in the last two years include Daniel J Starks, John G Stratton and Randel William Woodgrift. View Insider Buying and Selling for Abbott Laboratories.

How do I buy shares of Abbott Laboratories?

Shares of ABT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Abbott Laboratories' stock price today?

One share of ABT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.35.

How big of a company is Abbott Laboratories?

Abbott Laboratories has a market capitalization of $152.71 billion and generates $30.58 billion in revenue each year. The healthcare product maker earns $2.37 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.88 on an earnings per share basis. Abbott Laboratories employs 103,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Abbott Laboratories.

What is Abbott Laboratories' official website?

The official website for Abbott Laboratories is http://www.abbott.com/.

How can I contact Abbott Laboratories?

Abbott Laboratories' mailing address is 100 ABBOTT PARK ROAD D-322 AP6D, ABBOTT PARK IL, 60064. The healthcare product maker can be reached via phone at 224-667-6100.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Abbott Laboratories (NYSE ABT)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  775 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  642 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,417
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Abbott Laboratories and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ABT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ABT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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