Is The Stock Risky? (Beta Analysis) :: Abbott Laboratories, (NYSE: ABT)

On Tuesday, December 31, 2019, the USA’s Company, Abbott Laboratories, ABT, (Gain, ↑) the Trending-Graph belongs to the sector of Healthcare.

Market Updates:

The Abbott Laboratories, (NYSE: ABT) closed at $86.86 in the latest trading session on marking a 0.07% Gain from the preceding day.

Performance Analysis of the Abbott Laboratories:NYSE:

A company that manage their resources strong will have a high performance, while if manage their resources weakly will have a low performance. Further, investors may be closely monitoring historical stock’s price performance in-order to observe what has been happening with company shares. Weekly performance (-0.56%), Monthly performance (1.65%), Quarterly performance (6.13%), Half-yearly performance (2.25%), Year to date performance (20.09%).

Earnings Per Share (EPS):

Earnings-Per-Share (EPS) gives investors a uniform way to determine a company’s earnings and evaluate how expensive the stock is and also tells how much money the company is making in earnings per every-outstanding share of stock. EPS in next 05-years is expected to attain 11.23% whereas EPS trend in past 05-years was recorded at 2%.  However, EPS growth in next year will be estimated to attain 11.01%, while EPS growth estimated for this year is set at 34.3%.

Target Price:

Target Price informs the investors, a stock survey at which a trader is willing to buy or sell a stock. Target pricing at which a trader projects that a buyer will buy a product. Trarget Price of the company Abbott Laboratories recorded at $94.53.

Productivity Level (ROE, ROA, ROI):

A performance measure used to estimate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the ability of some different investments. The Return on equity, ROE% = 10.5%, Return on Assets, ROA% = 4.8% & Return on Investment, ROI% = 6.1% was recorded Abbott Laboratories, ABT.

PS, PE, PC & PB Values of the Abbott Laboratories:NYSE:

The price-to-sales is a valuation ratio that relates a company’s stock price to its revenues. The price-to-sales ratio is a symbol of the value placed on each dollar of a company’s sales or taxes. The Abbott Laboratories has the values of PS  4.94, PE 46.95 & PB 4.84. PE & PB ratios both are used on a regular basis by the investor to measure the value of the company and to get the right amount of the share. Its P/Cash valued at 35.72. The price-to-cash-flow ratio is a stock valuation indicator that measures the value of a stock’s price to its cash flow per share

Volume / Average Volume & Rel Volume:

The Company ABT traded with 3251485 shares contrast to its average daily volume of 4.64M shares. Relative Volume (RVOL) is a volume indicator, meaning it assists measure shareholder interest in a stock. RVOL compares a stock’s current volume to its previous amount over a specific period. The Relative Volume (RVOL) recorded at 0.7.

Gross / Operating Margins of ABT:

It calculates how much out of every Dollar of sales a company actually keeps in earnings. Gross Margin seen at 58.6% & Operating Margin seen at 13.5%.

Vital Role of Volatility:

Volatility is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. In most cases, the higher the volatility, the riskier the security. Volatility can either be measured by using the standard deviation or variance between returns from that same security or market index. A beta factor is used to measure the volatility of the stock. The stock of the company Abbott Laboratories, remained 0.87% (volatile for the week) and 1.25% (volatile for the month).

Moving Averages (MA) Indicator:

The Abbott Laboratories, Healthcare having its distance from 20-days simple moving average is 0.94%, and its distance from 50-days simple moving average is 2.81%, while it has a distance of 5.52% from the 200-days simple moving average.


Rating Scale Calculation (1-5 Numeric Scale): Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell. Notable Experts have a mean recommendation of 1.7 on this stock.

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