Navigation Links
Abbott Announces 10 Percent Increase in Quarterly Dividend
Date:2/19/2010

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today increased the company's quarterly common dividend 10 percent to 44 cents per share.

This marks the 38th consecutive year that Abbott has increased its dividend payout and the 345th consecutive quarterly dividend to be paid by Abbott since 1924.  The cash dividend is payable May 15, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2010.

Abbott was recently named by Money as a leading dividend stock.  Additionally, Abbott is a top performer of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index, which tracks companies that have annually increased their dividend for 25 consecutive years.

About Abbott

Abbott 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 83,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries.

Abbott's news releases and other information are available on the company's Web site at www.abbott.com.

SOURCE Abbott

Back to top

RELATED LINKS
http://www.abbott.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE Abbott
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Abbott Completes Acquisition of Solvay Pharmaceuticals
2. Abbott Receives European Regulatory Approval for New Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic Test
3. Abbott to Provide $1 Million in Funding, Products to Help Address Health Needs in Haiti
4. Feeding America and Abbott Transform Disaster Preparedness Into Hunger Relief
5. Abbott to Acquire STARLIMS Technologies Ltd., a Leader in Laboratory Information Management Systems
6. Abbott Declares 344th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend
7. Abbott Statement on ARBITER 6 - HALTS Results and Abbotts Niaspan (niacin extended-release)
8. Abbott to Acquire Novel Investigational Biologic to Treat Chronic Pain
9. Abbott Receives Sustainability Award for Continued Efforts to Protect the Environment in Illinois
10. Abbott Again Honored for Offering One of the Top 10 Leading Workplaces
11. Abbott Receives FDA Approval for First Fully Automated Blood Screening Test for HIV-1/HIV-2
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... fertility once they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment ... also require a comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... First Choice Emergency Room , the largest network of independent ... Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We are pleased to announce ... Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. , ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent article published June 14 ... The article goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking to ... operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, Beverly ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 ... by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of ... honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Georgia (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... awards today at the Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte ... have authored journal articles published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016  In a startling report released today, National Safety ... lacking a comprehensive, proven plan to eliminate prescription opioid overdoses. ... how states are tackling the worst drug crisis in recorded U.S. ... Kentucky , New Mexico , ... Of the 28 failing states, three – Michigan ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... to 2022" report to their offering. ... financial data derived from varied research sources to present unique ... on the market during the next five years, including a ... markets, regional and country level analysis. The report provides a ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research and ... News Issue 52" report to their offering. ... influenza treatment creates a favourable commercial environment for MedImmune to ... patient base that will serve to drive considerable growth for ... would serve to cap sales considerably, but development is still ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: