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Morning Momentum: AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV)

With a market cap of 113.93 B, AbbVie Inc. has a large market cap size. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 01/02/2013. AbbVie Inc. is in the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for AbbVie Inc., is 5512.32, and so far today it has a volume of 6396250. Performance year to date since the 01/02/2013 is 13.93%.

To help you determine whether AbbVie Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 18.37 and forward P/E is 11.01. PEG perhaps more useful shows that AbbVie Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.27. P/S ratio is 4.35 and the P/B ratio is 22.79. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 18.23 and 41.55 respectively.

At the current price AbbVie Inc. is trading at, 71.34 (0.41% today), AbbVie Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.59%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 60.20%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.88, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 17.30% after growing 16.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 28.10%, and 9.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1597, and the number of shares float is 1590.31. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 70.30%. The float short is 1.91%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.51. Management has seen a return on assets of 9.50%, and also a return on investment of 18.00%.

The ability for AbbVie Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.8, and quick ratio is 1.6. Long term debt/equity is 7.31 and total debt/equity is 7.39. In terms of margins, AbbVie Inc. has a gross margin of 76.70%, with its operating margin at 36.30%, and AbbVie Inc. has a profit margin of 24.10%.

The 52 week high is 0.31%, with 29.56% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.29% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.69%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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