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Abbott Labs Set to Possibly Pullback After Yesterday's Rally of 2.29%

By James Quinn

Abbott Labs (NYSE:ABT) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $79.61 to a high of $81.69. Yesterday, the shares gained 2.3%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $79.99 on volume of 5.2 million shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

In the past 52 weeks, Abbott Labs share prices have been bracketed by a low of $61.61 and a high of $92.45 and are now at $80.78, 31% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.12% lower and 1.35% lower over the past week, respectively.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in Abbott Labs. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of Abbott Labs in search of a potential trend change.

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