Abbott Labs And Abbvie - 5 Years Later

About: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV), ABT
by: Cash-Centered Creep
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Five years ago, Abbvie was spun-off from Abbott Labs.

At the time, sentiment about Abbvie was bearish, while Abbott Labs was viewed more favorably.

Now, the sentiment has reversed.

At the start of 2013, Abbott Laboratories (ABT) spun off its branded pharmaceutical business, which has traded since then as Abbvie Inc. (ABBV). Prior to the split, Abbott Laboratories was a