Abbott Laboratories

NYSE: ABT
$88.88
-$0.78 (-0.9%)
Closing price February 18, 2020

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Stocks have risen and risen, with all three major U.S. indexes hitting new highs, but profit-taking and more coronavirus news dominated the headlines on Thursday morning. Many investors have yet ...
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5 Big Dividend Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy as Health Care Could Explode Higher

For years, one of the most dependable sectors, especially for more conservative investors, was health care, which included the top pharmaceutical and biotech stocks among other holdings. However, over the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Chevron, Cimarex, DocuSign, GE, IBM, Micron, Microsoft, Nvidia, Tesla, Western Digital and More

Stocks have been hitting all-time highs, but late-day selling on Wednesday has led to some additional selling on Thursday, after the European Central Bank voted to hold interest rates steady ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, AMD, Analog Devices, Applied Materials, Ford, Illumina, Medtronic, Tesla, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks turned in a banner 2019, with roughly a 28% gain on the S&P 500, but that's all over now and it's time to look at 2020. The consensus targets ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, CSX, IBM, Netflix, Occidental, Whiting, Amgen, Gilead, Merck, Pfizer and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Thursday as the world appears to have better hopes for a Brexit framework out of Europe. Investors are having to grapple with ...
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Why Dividend-Paying Large-Cap Pharmaceuticals Could Shine in Q4

With the final quarter of 2019 beginning next Tuesday, many investors are taking a long hard look at their portfolios and trying to make some adjustments. While the end of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Apple, Chipotle, Costco, Exxon, Netflix, Qualcomm, Ulta, US Bancorp and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Thursday, but the three major equity indexes remain effectively just under their all-time highs. The bull market is now well over 10 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, CenterPoint, Dominion, Delphi, Disney, Dollar General, Lennar, Lululemon, Visa, Zillow and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Thursday morning after two days of small losses in the major equity indexes. With so many nontraditional developments and so many sidebar issues ...
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Why 5 Lagging Health Care Giants May Be Incredible Buys Now

While the overall stock market has been very strong year to date, with sectors like technology outperforming, the health care sector, which encompasses everything from pharmaceuticals to biotech to medical ...
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If the Fed Stops Raising Rates, Safe Dividend Stocks Could Roar in 2019

Even though the federal funds rate is only at 2.5%, rates have been gradually rising since 2014, and many on Wall Street think that it is possible that the rate ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Albermarle, Boston Scientific, BP, Embraer, Intuit, Marathon Oil, Norfolk Southern and More

Stocks have seen their worst December since the Great Depression, but Tuesday's early indications were for the indexes to recapture some of Monday's 2% losses. Investors have to keep in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Apple, Apptio, Cheniere, First Solar, Kratos, Smartsheet, UPS, Waste Management and More

Stocks traded sharply higher in a post-G20 recovery from a ceasefire in the China trade war, but stocks already were indicated to give back some of those gains on Tuesday ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dollar Tree, Goldman Sachs, Palo Alto Networks, Sony, Under Armour and More

Stocks were looking to open slightly lower on Friday, which would cap off a solid week of trading. Assuming the broad markets hold steady in Friday’s session, November will have ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Boston Scientific, CME, DaVita, Skyworks, Spirit Air, AMD, Nvidia and More

Stocks were looking to open higher on Wednesday morning after Tuesday's bounce. While investors have seen numerous waves of selling in 2018, they also have seen lower upside after buying ...
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Why Large Cap Pharmaceuticals Will Hold Up in a Bear Market

After over nine years of a rising stock market, we could be getting close to the end of the run. That does not ensure a bear market, and to be ...
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