Filed under: Investing In the health-care sector, few stocks boast names as well-known as Medtronic and Abbott Labs . Medtronic's leadership in the medical device sector and Abbott Labs's strength through medical diversity has made it a strong stock ... FULL ARTICLE AT Daily Finance
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) is a diversified pharmaceuticals health care company. It has 72,000 employees and operates in over 130 countries. The corporate headquarters are in Abbott Park, Illinois, located near North Chicago, Illinois.
Abbott Laboratories was founded by Chicago physician Wallace Calvin Abbott in 1888. In 2008, Abbott had over $29 billion in revenue.
In 1985, the company... Full
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