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St. Jude Medical, Inc. (STJ) Shares Rally Following Mistaken Report Of Acquisition Bid From Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

A report from Financial Times mentioning a potential acquisition bid for St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) helped rocket the shares of the company up......(read more)
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The 10 Most Recession-Proof Dividend Aristocrats

Investors are panicking. The stock market is in free-fall. Now is a good time to insulate your portfolio against the worst effects of recessions. Unfortunately......(read more)
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Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Avoids Possible Fight By Adding Two Members From Activist Side

Animal health care company, Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) is doing extremely well according to activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square, having agreed......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

How To Earn 13.2% Yields From Stocks Paying 5.4%

The story was picked up by the major news sources a few years ago as a “cute” human interest feature. You might have seen the headlines like......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

Danaher Corporation (DHR), General Electric Company (GE): Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Looks to Turn the Fading Ortho Diagnostics Unit Into Cash

While Foolish readers know all too well that a good turnaround story can drive excellent shareholders, sometimes discretion is the better part of valor......(read more)
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Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited (ADR) (RDY), Abbott Laboratories (ABT): Positive Outlook for the Generic Version of Depakote ER

Since 1983, Depakote ER has been a good source of revenue for drug manufacturers. The drug is mainly used in the treatment of bipolar disorder, migraines......(read more)
Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT): Is Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Destined for Greatness?

Investors love stocks that consistently beat the Street without getting ahead of their fundamentals and risking a meltdown. The best stocks offer sustainable......(read more)
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA)

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARNA), VIVUS, Inc. (VVUS): Third Obesity Drug Moves Closer to FDA Approval

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA)‘s Belviq, VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS)‘s Qsymia, and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OREX)&#......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Medtronic, Inc. (MDT), Abbott Laboratories (ABT): Should You Trust This Top Health-Care Dividend?

The medical-device industry isn’t probably the first place you’d think to find great, high-yielding dividend stocks. While other players in......(read more)
Stryker Corporation

Stryker Corporation (SYK): Hedge Fund and Insider Sentiment Unchanged, What Should You Do?

Is Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) a buy? To the average investor, there are a multitude of metrics shareholders can use to analyze stocks. Some of the......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Hedge Funds Are Crazy About Medtronic, Inc. (MDT)

Who’s crazy about Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)? Now, according to many of your fellow readers, hedge funds are perceived as useless, old investment......(read more)
Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN)

Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN), Abbott Laboratories (ABT): How to Play Emerging Market Growth Safely

The benefits to investing in emerging markets have become well known over the course of the last decade. The pros include better long-term growth and......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT), AbbVie Inc (ABBV): Profit From The Market’s Misunderstanding Of This Spinoff Company

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but spinoff companies are as close to free as you can get. When a company is spun off, there’s a high......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

You Should Be Crazy About Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)’s stock hasn’t had as good of a 2013 as some investors may want, but one indicator tells us now may be the......(read more)
OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR)

OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Alere Inc (ALR): A Closer Look at the Market for Home and Lab HIV Tests

It is often said that the real cure for HIV and AIDS will come from better, more discrete testing procedures, and not from the drug cocktails made by......(read more)
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GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (GSK), Abbott Laboratories (ABT): China’s Murky Business Climate Won’t Clear Up Soon

A strong week for investors ended especially well in China, as Hong Kong’s HANG SENG INDEX (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) index jumped by 3.3% for the week......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Abbott Laboratories (ABT): The S&P 500’s 5 Most Loved Stocks

These days there doesn’t seem to be much in the way of economic news that can stop the ascent of the broad-based S&P 500 . With good reason,......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Better Dividend: Abbott Laboratories (ABT) vs. AbbVie Inc (ABBV)

High yields aren’t everything when you’re searching for the perfect dividend stock. Great stocks for the long-term require stability, financial......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

This Acquisition Will Improve Abbott Laboratories (ABT)’s Business

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)‘ bid to acquire IDEV Technologies by end-2013 will strengthen the former’s medical devices (Abbott Vascular) business......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY): Healthcare Stocks to Consider Buying

Note: This article has been amended to remove TRADJENTA as Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY)’s leading products–it is developed and commercialized......(read more)
Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co. (ADR) (NYSE:SHI)

Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co. (ADR) (SHI), Abbott Laboratories (ABT): The Trends Investors Need to Watch in China’s Slowdown

A downbeat outlook from China’s manufacturing sector couldn’t hold back Hong Kong’s  HANG SENG INDEX (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) from big gains......(read more)
AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV)

Will AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Earnings Stay Healthy?

AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) will release its quarterly report on Friday, and with its stock having jumped considerably since it started trading as a separate......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) & ThermoGenesis Corp (KOOL): Two Medical Device Companies Making Smart Acquisitions

Due to the aging population in developed nations, rising incomes levels in emerging nations, and overall higher government spending in the healthcare......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Better Dividend: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) vs. Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Picking the best dividend stocks isn’t just a matter of finding the highest-yielding picks. Top dividend stocks mix stable, profitable companies......(read more)
The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG)

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), The Walt Disney Company (DIS): Five Stocks Every Parent Should Own

It’s not just Kate Middleton and Prince William having a baby these days. There are a lot of new parents and parents-to-be out there. There are......(read more)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), AbbVie Inc (ABBV), Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY): Three Future Winners and One Major Loser in the HCV Wars

The biotech industry is a cutthroat one, with companies constantly racing to get new treatments approved by the FDA ahead of their rivals. In my previous......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Pfizer Inc. (PFE): How Will the Patent Cliff Affect These Pharmaceuticals?

The pharmaceutical sector is mainly about the pipeline of new products and patents. The term patent cliff is being used to describe drugs that are near......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Good Nutrition Helps Abbott Laboratories (ABT)’s Q2 Earnings Grow

Investors looking to find out how well Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) performed in the second quarter had reason to be confused this morning. One headline......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT), AbbVie Inc (ABBV): Why Investors Should Care About Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C, caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV), is an infectious disease affecting the liver. An estimated 130 million-200 million people worldwide......(read more)
Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN)

Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN), Abbott Laboratories (ABT): Which Infant Formula Stock is a Best Buy Now?

I always consider a short-term stock price decline to be an opportunity for investors to accumulate a company’s shares at a low price. Recently, Mead......(read more)
Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN)

Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN): Is This Company’s Cash Cow Drying Up?

Shares of Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN) plunged recently, after Chinese regulators stated that they were investigating claims that foreign companies......(read more)
Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO)

Altria Group Inc (MO), Philip Morris International Inc. (PM): How to Play a Stronger Dollar, or Hedge Against a Falling One

Back in late March the head of US equity strategy for Deutsche Bank, David Bianco, stated that, “I’d welcome a stronger dollar… It contains......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT), AbbVie Inc (ABBV): 6-Month Checkup

Technically, Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has been around for decades. But the new Abbott Laboratories stock — the one that no longer contains......(read more)

VIVUS, Inc. (VVUS): Obesity Drug Finally Hits Pharmacies

After gaining Food and Drug Administration approval nearly a year ago, patients can finally walk into a pharmacy and get their prescription for VIVUS,......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY): Top Dividend Stocks in Big Pharma

When looking for the best dividend stocks, it’s usually best to not chase the highest dividend. Looking for quality dividend stocks with decent......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

Is the Time Ripe to Buy Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Stock?

If you owned Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) stock at the beginning of 2013, you’re sitting atop gains of more than 20% right now. If you didn......(read more)
Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEGR)

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AEGR), Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARNA): Investment Opportunities in Drug Launches

There are investment opportunities in every sector, but biotechs launching new drugs offer a unique investment opportunity to take advantage of hyper-......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT), AbbVie Inc (ABBV): This Healthcare Giant is Definitely a Great Buy Now

I am always excited when a company plans to return more cash to its shareholders in both dividends and share buybacks. Recently, Abbott Laboratories (......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Is Now a Great Time to Buy Abbott Laboratories (ABT)?

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) stock is down almost 8% since the end of May. Is now a good time to buy? Let’s take a look. Anatomy of a pullback......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT), AbbVie Inc (ABBV): This FDA Approval Is Exciting News for Hepatitis-C Patients

People with hepatitis-C and those who carry the virus without even realizing it — you have a reason to celebrate this weekend. Hepatitis-C is a......(read more)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX), Abbott Laboratories (ABT): This Pharmaceutical Stock Promises Robust Returns

The healthcare sector has always been a subject of great interest to investors and analysts alike. With the rise of sedentary lifestyles and increasing......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): The Proprietary Drug Business Just Got Riskier

A new Supreme Court ruling presents pharmaceutical companies with a tough choice — stop paying generic-drug producers to withhold generic options......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT), VIVUS, Inc. (VVUS) – It’s Official: Obesity Is a Disease

According to the American Medical Association, obesity is now officially a disease. A highly preventable disease, but a disease nonetheless. I think that......(read more)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY): The Best Healthcare Bet

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has been one of the most prolific investments in the healthcare sector. The company value has almost doubled in the......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Loves Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Stock

After completing a $5 billion buyback program started late 2008, Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) is ready to buy another $3 billion worth of Abbott Laboratories......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Medtronic, Inc. (MDT): Should You Buy This Dividend Aristocrat?

As the market becomes more volatile and high-grade dividend stocks begin to fall in price an opportunity opens up to buy those stocks at a more reasonable......(read more)

Identifying the Biggest Gem in Antares Pharma Inc (ATRS)’s Pipeline

Following the publication of my article on the blockbuster potential of Antares Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:ATRS)‘s transformational product (Otrexup),......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN), Abbott Laboratories (ABT): These Companies Have a Formula for Success

As populations grow and as food safety concerns increase, parents are being very selective about the infant baby formulas they buy. Infant formula is......(read more)

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Virgin Media Inc. (VMED): Here’s What This 758% Gainer Has Been Buying

Every quarter, many money managers have to disclose what they’ve bought and sold, via “13F” filings. Their latest moves can shine a......(read more)

Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN), Abbott Laboratories (ABT): Bet Big on Boomers and Babies

With more baby boomers hitting retirement age and their babies starting families (the so-called Echo Boom) several stocks are bound to benefit. There......(read more)

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