Last quarter, Abbott Labs reported break-even earnings. On an average, Abbott Labs has posted a 6.20% positive surprise in the last four quarters. Let’s see how things are shaping up for the first quarter.
Factors to Influence 1Q Results
Abbott Labs is an extremely diversified company with its presence in the diagnostics, nutrition, generics and medical devices markets after having separated its pharmaceutical business into a new company called AbbVie (ABBV – Analyst Report) in Jan 2013.
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