Needle Moving Activity Spotted in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Early action on shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) puts the stock on today’s active list. At press time, the stock had seen a change of 0.00% from the opening price. Monitoring recent stock trading activity, the stock price has reached $39.16. Company shares have been recently noted at -13.94% off of the 52 week high and 10.82% away from the 52 week low. Narrowing in closer, the stock is -9.98% off of the 50 day high and 3.57% removed from the 50 day low.

Analyst Views

Sell side analysts that regularly cover the stock have provided price targets and recommendations on Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). According to First Call, the consensus price target for the company is $47.38. The consensus recommendation provided by analysts is currently 1.90. This number is based on a scale from 1 to 5. Analysts rating the company a 1 or 2 indicate a Buy recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 4 or 5 indicate a Sell recommendation. Analysts rating the company a 3 indicate a Hold recommendation.

Past Stock Performance

Year to date performance for Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) sits at -10.61%. For the quarter, the stock has changed -8.31%. Monthly stock performance comes in at -2.00%. Looking a little bit closer, performance over the past week is -3.05%.