Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

111.78 -0.42%
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Pros
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Buy analyst rating
Cons
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is declining
High short interest

Pros

  1. ABT forward dividend yield is 1.92%, higher than the industry (0.18%) and sector (0.20%) forward dividend yields. See ABT forward dividend chart.
  2. ABT average analyst rating is Buy. See ABT analyst rating chart.

Cons

  1. ABT quarterly revenue growth was -4.70%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (7.83% and 5.67%, respectively). See ABT revenue growth chart.
  2. ABT profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -2.36 percentage points. See ABT profitability chart.
  3. ABT short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.49. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See ABT short interest ratio chart.