|Bid||50.03 x 200|
|Ask||50.05 x 100|
|Day's Range||49.46 - 50.83|
|52 Week Range||37.38 - 50.83|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||52.72|
|Dividend & Yield||1.06 (2.17%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Microsoft earnings will be the highlight on Thursday, (almost) capping what's been a big week for tech earnings.
Abbott Laboratories[ticker symb=ABT] on Thursday reported adjusted income of 62 cents a share on sales of $6.64 billion for the second quarter, compared with 55 cents and $5.3 billion in the year-earlier period. Analysts had called for adjusted profits of 60 cents a share and $6.62 billion in sales. In early trading on the stock market today, Abbott lifted 1.1%,...
Microsoft, which will report results after the market close, was up 0.4 percent in premarket trading. Investors have been pouring money into the technology sector in their search for growth areas in an otherwise low-growth environment, looking for sectors that are not affected by any major policy gridlock. Quarterly earnings will continue to be the main focus with analysts estimating an 8.7 percent rise in second-quarter earnings and a 4.6 percent increase in revenue for the S&P 500 companies from a year earlier, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.