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Abbott Laboratories is a health care products company. Abbott announced on Monday an exclusive licensing agreement with
that gives Abbott the rights to market Apricus' erectile dysfunction treatment Vitaros in Canada. Abbott has increased its dividend for 39 consecutive years.
Forward Annual Dividend Yield:
Rated "B (Buy)" By TheStreet Ratings:
The company's third-quarter gross profit margin was basically unchanged from the prior year.
Abbott's liquidity is weak. Its Quick Ratio is 0.97, which demonstrates a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs.
In the third quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 14.94%.
price target on Abbott is $65.11. The stock closed Monday at $55.85.