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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 104806.92. It is in the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 19.39, a forward P/E of 11.54 and EPS of 3.34. At a stock price of 65.95 (1.90%) it has a dividend yield of 3.52%.

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 18.13% and more long-term 16.19% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 31.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 18.20%.

For performance, AbbVie Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 1.30%. For the last month performance for AbbVie Inc. is 8.83%. While the last quarter is 6.68% and half year, 18.02%. Finally for the year, performance is -5.01%.

The 52-week high for AbbVie Inc., is at -4.21%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 49.34%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.76% and 14.16% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.25%, and for the month it is 1.63%. AbbVie Inc., has a target price of 70.17.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 6.35, and for total debt/equity AbbVie Inc. has 6.87. The gross margin is 79.80%, while operating margin is 34.20%, the profit margin is 23.00%. The current ratio is 1.6 and the quick ratio is 1.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 71.00%. AbbVie Inc. has a payout ratio of 64.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1619.39. The shares float is 1616.02, with the float short at 4.40%, with short ratio coming to 7.83.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see AbbVie Inc., get 10.20%, with its returns on investment at 16.90%. Return on equity is 115.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 70.17, reached soon?

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