Abbott is a diverse, global healthcare company serving customers in more than 150 countries.

At Abbott, we're all about helping you live the best life you can through good health. We keep your heart healthy, nourish your body at every stage of life, help you see clearly, and bring you information and medicines to manage your health. Every day and around the world, we’re discovering new ways to make life better.

We create breakthrough products – in diagnostics, medical devices, nutrition and branded generic pharmaceuticals – that help you, your family and your community lead healthier lives, full of unlimited possibilities.

For more than 125 years, we’ve put science and innovation to work – to create more possibilities for more people through the power of health. We adapt and respond quickly to changes in the world around us to deliver better solutions to help people live their best lives.

Company Growth (employees)
Illinois City, US
Size (employees)
74,000 (est)
Abbott was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Illinois City, US

Key People at Abbott

Miles D. White

Miles D. White

Thomas C. Freyman

Thomas C. Freyman

Robert Ford

Robert Ford

Executive VP
Hubert Allen

Hubert Allen

Executive VP & General Counsel
Brian Blaser

Brian Blaser

Executive VP
John Capek

John Capek

Executive VP
Stephen Fussell

Stephen Fussell

Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Abbott Office Locations

Abbott has offices in Illinois City, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Beijing and in 5 other locations
Illinois City, US
Québec, CA
Maidenhead, GB
Wiesbaden, DE
Seoul, KR
Tokyo, JP
Beijing, CN
Shanghai, CN
Sao Paulo, BR

Abbott Metrics

Abbott Summary

Market capitalization

$77.8 b

Closing share price

Abbott's current market capitalization is $77.8 b.

Abbott Financials

Abbott's revenue is $21.8 b in FY, 2013
FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$21.8 b$20.2 b$20.4 b$20.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$10 b$8.9 b$9.2 b$9.2 b$8.7 b

Gross profit

$11.8 b$11 b$11.7 b

Operating expense total

$9.2 b$8.4 b$8.8 b


$2.6 b$2.6 b$2.9 b

Interest expense

$359 m$320 m$145 m$150 m$163 m

Income tax expense

$110 m($457 m)$53 m$797 m$577 m

Net Income

$2.6 b$2.3 b$4.4 b$1.4 b

Operating cash flow

($7.3 b)$588 m$938 m

Abbott Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
St. Jude MedicalApril 28, 2016$25 b
Kalila MedicalApril 06, 2016
AlereFebruary 02, 2016$5.8 b

Abbott Market Value History

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