Abbott Laboratories (ABT) : Stadion Money Management scooped up 6,982 additional shares in Abbott Laboratories during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 70,971 shares of Abbott Laboratories which is valued at $3,196,534.Abbott Laboratories makes up approximately 0.11% of Stadion Money Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Two Sigma Securities added ABT to its portfolio by purchasing 23,766 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,070,421. Abbott Laboratories makes up approx 0.55% of Two Sigma Securities’s portfolio.Dorsey Whitney Trust Co boosted its stake in ABT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 881 additional shares and now holds a total of 29,608 shares of Abbott Laboratories which is valued at $1,333,544. Abbott Laboratories makes up approx 0.30% of Dorsey Whitney Trust Co’s portfolio.Private Wealth Advisors boosted its stake in ABT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2 additional shares and now holds a total of 9,213 shares of Abbott Laboratories which is valued at $397,725. Abbott Laboratories makes up approx 0.19% of Private Wealth Advisors’s portfolio.
Abbott Laboratories opened for trading at $41.92 and hit $42.34 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $42.3, with a gain of 0.67% or 0.28 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,07,39,240 shares. Company has a market cap of $62,181 M.
On the company’s financial health, Abbott Laboratories reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Jul 20, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.53. The company had revenue of $5333.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5244.94 million. The company’s revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.52 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Abbott Laboratories. Abbott Laboratories was Upgraded by Edward Jones to ” Buy” on Jun 21, 2016.
Abbott Laboratories (Abbott) is engaged in the discovery development manufacture and sale of a range of health care products. Abbott operates in four business segments: Established Pharmaceutical Products Diagnostic Products Nutritional Products and Vascular Products. The Established Pharmaceutical Products segment includes the international sales of a line of branded generic pharmaceutical products. The Diagnostic Products segment includes the sales of a line of adult and pediatric nutritional products. The Nutritional Products includes the sales of diagnostic systems and tests for blood banks hospitals commercial laboratories and alternate-care testing sites. The Vascular Products includes the sales of coronary endovascular structural heart vessel closure and other medical device products.