Investor Research Report on Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)


Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) currently has a “Sell” signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows “Sell” signal. 10 – 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows “Hold” signal. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows “Sell” Signal.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) gained 1.11 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $58.28. The stock traded with the average Volume of 7.01 Million at the end of last session.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has the Market Capitalization of 101.63 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $64.60 and 52-Week Low of $42.31 and it touched its 52-week high on 01/25/18 and 52-Week Low on 04/17/17.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $0.74/share. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $0.73/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.01/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 1.4 Percent.

Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of Abbott Laboratories for the current quarter to be 20.8%. Their projections for the Next Quarter growth is 14.5 percent. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of 11.76% per annum, whereas in the past Five years Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) showed a growth of -0.22 Percent per annum.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 5 analysts rated Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 1 reported Hold, and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -2.95% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 0.21% and 11.4% respectively.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 1.8%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 4.1%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 6.7%.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.86% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 2.32% percent. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Abbott Laboratories currently has a Weekly performance of -0.66%, monthly performance percentage is -0.27 percent, Quarterly performance is 5.39 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 19.38% and Yearly Performance is 33.52 percent.

Company Profile:

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare.  They have a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals.