Why Abbott Labs Is Poised to Keep Poppin'
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Abbott and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Abbott Park, Ill. (1888)
Health care equipment
Chairman/CEO Miles White (since 1999)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
Cash / Debt
$8.5 billion / $7.1 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 2,617 members who have rated Abbott believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Undervalued stock as of right now. Biggest growth will come from emerging markets. Will need to deliver to those emerging markets if it will succeed -- which I think it can. A little worried about a major buyout of its major branches. ... Still a strong company with a good future.
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