Abbott delivered another strong quarter in Q4 2017 to close out a very important year for the company. We committed to strong double-digit growth at the beginning of the year and we achieved it.
In fact, Abbott continues to meet or beat Street adjusted EPS estimates every quarter and has done so for more than 10 years. And, we’ve achieved a 'beat' in 41 of the last 45 quarters.
As we enter 2018, we're more diverse and better balanced than ever before.
During the year, we also delivered more than 20 new products and our pipeline of transformational health technologies stands to help countless people around the world. In the quarter alone, our product milestones included:
For full financials, you can read our press release, but major highlights are included in the materials below:
Abbott's Chairman and CEO Miles D. White shares his views on fourth-quarter performance:
Download a summary of Abbott's earnings highlights here.
For more information on Abbott's earnings results, see the news release.
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