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Abbott Park - ABT - Off to a strong start in 2012
4/18/2012 9:27:05 AM
Abbott Park, Illinois (NYSE: ABT) Abbott announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.
"Abbott is off to a strong start in 2012, delivering double-digit ongoing earnings-per-share growth," said Miles D. White, chairman and chief executive officer, Abbott. "As a result we're raising our outlook for the full year. During the quarter, we also announced a number of new product launches and strategic partnerships to enhance the pipelines of each of our major businesses. And, we remain focused on the process of separating Abbott into two leading health care companies, which remains on track to be completed by the end of the year.
About Abbott (ABT)
Abbott (ABT) is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs approximately 91,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries.