Abbott Labs (ABT) Receives a Buy from UBS

In a report released today, John Sourbeer from UBS maintained a Buy rating on Abbott Labs (ABTResearch Report), with a price target of $128.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $108.81.

According to, Sourbeer is ranked #7087 out of 7949 analysts.

Abbott Labs has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $121.15, a 10.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 12, J.P. Morgan also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $125.00 price target.

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Abbott Labs’ market cap is currently $191B and has a P/E ratio of 22.74.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 187 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of ABT in relation to earlier this year.

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Abbott Laboratories offers a diversified line of healthcare products. It operates through four reportable segments: Established Pharmaceutical Products International (includes international sales of branded generic pharmaceutical products), Nutritional Products Diagnostic Products and Medical Devices. The company was founded by Wallace Calvin Abbott in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, IL.

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