Therefore 58% are positive. North Star Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Abbott Labs for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $97.04B market cap company. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Barclays Capital. Intll Investors owns 0.13% invested in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) for 2.02M shares. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a $57.00 target price (up from $52.00) on shares of Abbott Laboratories in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. The stock of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, November 13. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, July 20 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy”. As per Monday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse on Monday, August 10 with “Outperform”. On Friday, August 19 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. After a recent check, company stock has been trading near the $55.12 mark. Future earnings predictions are perhaps the most essential input when trying to value a company. If the $60.97 PT is reached, the company will be worth $8.75B more. About 7.41 million shares traded or 24.12% up from the average. It has outperformed by 18.91% the S&P500. The stock of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, September 22. Therefore 81% are positive. The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $0.71, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $0.77. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.21% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.30%. Inc.: “Merck’s KEYTRUDA┬« (pembrolizumab) More Than Doubled Median …” published on October 18, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com’s news article titled: “Merck’s Risk/Reward Is Compelling” with publication date: “October 16, 2017.

06/21/2017 – Abbott Laboratories had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at BTIG Research. On Tuesday, July 11 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. As per Monday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Needham on Tuesday, October 27. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 2 report. Abbott Laboratories presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $54.94. The healthcare product maker reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.02.

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Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in ABT. 102 funds opened positions while 441 raised stakes. Rech Investors owns 5.06 million shares. Exxonmobil Invest Management Tx accumulated 333,170 shares. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Limited Liability Co holds 44,368 shares or 1.48% of its portfolio. WestRock Company has 253.35 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 0.85. Winslow Evans Crocker invested in 0% or 28,976 shares. Waldron LP now owns 10,042 shares of the healthcare product maker’s stock worth $442,000 after acquiring an additional 2,922 shares during the last quarter. 592,700 were reported by Factory Mutual Insurance. Blackrock Inc holds 2.59 million shares or 0% of its portfolio. Smithfield Trust holds 10,876 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. 11,318 are held by Alexandria Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company. Columbus Circle accumulated 906,415 shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems owns 0.07% invested in Cadence Design Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CDNS) for 161,400 shares. Private Financial Bank And Tru Communications owns 30,322 shares. Lord Abbett Com Limited Liability Com holds 3.97M shares. About 87,464 shares traded. It has underperformed by 0.80% the S&P500.

Abbott Laboratories is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of a range of healthcare products. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The Company operates through four segments: Established Pharmaceutical Products, Diagnostic Products, Nutritional Products and Vascular Products.