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Abbott Labs Set to Possibly Pullback After Yesterday's Rally of 7.28%

By Shiri Gupta

Abbott Labs (NYSE:ABT) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $78.47 to a high of $84.40. Yesterday, the shares gained 7.3%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $77.50 on volume of 30.3 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, shares of Abbott Labs have traded between a low of $61.61 and a high of $92.45 and are now at $79.79, which is 30% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has fallen 1.8% while the 200-day MA has slid 0.3%.

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