Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Enterprise Products, Kinder Morgan, Kinross Gold, Marketo, Office Depot, Staples, Disney, Williams and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Wednesday morning. Investors may not be full of too much excitement, but they are not full of fear either. At this point investors still ...
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Money

25 Companies Raising Their Dividends for 25 Years or More

Investors love when companies pay dividends. More specifically, they love companies that are raising their dividends year after year. There exists a classification of dividend payers known as the Dividend Aristocrats. These ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Amex, Apple, Citrix, ConocoPhillips, Kinder Morgan, Qualcomm, ServiceNow, Tesla and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday, but the market is effectively at the 2016 highs. Investors have clearly reverted back to the trend of buying pullbacks that prevailed from ...
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Deutsche Bank Sees 4 Big Pharmaceutical Stocks as Cheap With Solid Dividends

One sector that has lagged dramatically over the past year, although it is very defensive and pays good dividends, is health care — specifically the big pharmaceutical stocks. The constant ...
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Is Alere Really Worth the 50% Premium?

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) absolutely skyrocketed in Monday’s regular session following the announcement that it will be acquired by Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT). At this point, the companies have only ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

January 28, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 222 equities making new 52-week lows today. Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) dropped more than 17% on Thursday ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, GoPro, MetLife, Netflix, SUPERVALU, Disney, Williams, Yelp and Many More

Stocks were up marginally after looking for direction for most of Thursday's early bird indications, but this is after another big sell-off on Wednesday. The bears are getting bolder, and ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Safe Dividend-Paying Mega-Cap Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy

This week has been brutal for investors as the markets retraced the lion's share of the gains that came off the bottom of the late summer, early fall correction. However, ...
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Prescription drugs

Merrill Lynch Has 4 Large Cap Pharmaceutical Dividend Stocks for 2016

No matter whom the pundit is on Wall Street, the expectations for next year are not overly bullish. While few see massive declines, the big run on the S&P 500 ...
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Top Jefferies Blue Chip Value Stocks to Buy Now

With the market volatility ramping up this week, many investors may be looking at their portfolios and wondering if it isn’t time to make some year-end moves. Dividend stocks have ...
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Medicine pills

Jefferies Top Pharma Stock Picks for 2016

Although most pharmaceutical stocks might trade down in the market Monday afternoon, most investors are looking past just the day and at what these stocks can do in the future. In ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Bluebird Bio, Chipotle, Eli Lilly, Ferrari, Wells Fargo and Many More

Stocks had been higher on Monday but were really just looking for direction on Monday morning. Friday's 369-point gain barely made the week positive, but the trend that keeps emerging ...
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Merrill Lynch 4 Top Pharmaceutical Dividend Stocks To Own For 2016

Despite the howling from political candidates trying to make the top drug-makers their whipping boy in populist campaign efforts, the need and demand for pharmaceuticals will only continue. This is especially ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott, BioMarin, CBS, Cisco, GameStop, Petrobras, Sirius XM, SunPower, Yelp and More

Stocks were indicated slightly lower on Friday the 13th, but that is also after a sharp drop on Thursday. Sell-offs create panic, but they also create opportunity. So far, the ...
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4 Top Merrill Lynch Dividend-Paying Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy Now

If any proverbial baby has been tossed out with the stock market bath water this year, it’s been the large cap pharmaceuticals. A combination of hot political rhetoric, opportunistic event-driven ...
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