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How has AbbVie Inc.:(NYSE:ABBV) performed recently?

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 109031.23. It is in the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 19.26, a forward P/E of 11.83 and EPS of 3.49. At a stock price of 67.69 (0.74%) it has a dividend yield of 3.39%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 3.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by 185.20%. The next year growth is going to be about 18.14% and more long-term 16.81% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 17.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 17.80%.

For performance, AbbVie Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.98%. For the last month performance for AbbVie Inc. is 5.61%. While the last quarter is 9.32% and half year, 30.15%. Finally for the year, performance is 1.82%.

The 52-week high for AbbVie Inc., is at 0.45%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 53.28%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.39% and 15.56% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.19%, and for the month it is 1.26%. AbbVie Inc., has a target price of 70.78.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 6.62, and for total debt/equity AbbVie Inc. has 6.71. The gross margin is 78.60%, while operating margin is 35.00%, the profit margin is 23.10%. The current ratio is 1.8 and the quick ratio is 1.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 69.80%. AbbVie Inc. has a payout ratio of 63.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1622.73. The shares float is 1622.73, with the float short at 3.14%, with short ratio coming to 6.02.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see AbbVie Inc., get 10.00%, with its returns on investment at 16.90%. Return on equity is 119.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 70.78, reached soon?

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