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 0.61% from the opening price. Monitoring recent stock trading activity, the stock price has reached $42.61. Company shares have been recently noted at -6.94% off of the 52 week high and 19.82% away from the 52 week low. Narrowing in closer, the stock is -6.94% off of the 50 day high and 5.26% removed from the 50 day low.
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 $7.43. The consensus recommendation provided by analysts is currently 2.00. 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 the stock sits at -4.50%. For the quarter, the stock has changed 3.75%. Monthly stock performance comes in at 0.02%. Looking a little bit closer, performance over the past week is -0.54%.