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

$81.93
-2.44 (-2.89 %)
(As of 08/25/2019 12:27 PM ET)
Today's Range
$81.37
Now: $81.93
$84.23
50-Day Range
$82.16
MA: $85.82
$88.35
52-Week Range
$65.22
Now: $81.93
$88.76
Volume4.81 million shs
Average Volume4.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$144.80 billion
P/E Ratio28.45
Dividend Yield1.52%
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$4.6657 per share
Book Value$18.05 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.37 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees103,000
Outstanding Shares1,767,400,000
Market Cap$144.80 billion
Next Earnings Date10/16/2019 (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, June 14th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Thursday, August 15th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 12th. View Abbott Laboratories' Dividend History.

How were Abbott Laboratories' earnings last quarter?

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) released its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 17th. The healthcare product maker reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.02. The healthcare product maker had revenue of $7.98 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8 billion. Abbott Laboratories had a net margin of 9.36% and a return on equity of 17.26%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.73 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, October 16th 2019. 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, July, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.21-3.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.22.

What price target have analysts set for ABT?

18 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Abbott Laboratories' shares. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $98.00. On average, they anticipate Abbott Laboratories' share price to reach $85.94 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Abbott Laboratories.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Abbott Laboratories?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Abbott Laboratories in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 15 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?

Media coverage about ABT stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Abbott Laboratories earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the healthcare product maker a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Abbott Laboratories.

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), CA (CA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (8.39%), BlackRock Inc. (7.16%), BlackRock Inc. (7.16%), Northern Trust Corp (1.50%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.25%) and Morgan Stanley (1.19%). Company insiders that own Abbott Laboratories stock include Alejandro D Wellisch, 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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Primecap Management Co. CA, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. and Poplar Forest Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Abbott Laboratories company stock in the last year include Andrew H Lane, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and Voleon Capital Management LP. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Abbott Laboratories' stock price today?

One share of ABT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $81.93.

How big of a company is Abbott Laboratories?

Abbott Laboratories has a market capitalization of $144.80 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  759 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  617 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,376
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This page was last updated on 8/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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