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2014-02-21 12:24:41

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today declared a quarterly common dividend of 22 cents per share. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140221/CG69503-INFO) This marks the 361(st) consecutive quarterly dividend to be paid by Abbott since 1924. The cash dividend is payable May 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2014. Abbott has increased its dividend payout for 42...

2014-02-03 12:21:03

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has elected Laura J. Schumacher to be a director of the corporation, effective February 2, 2014. Schumacher is the executive vice president of Business Development, External Affairs and General Counsel for AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott. Schumacher is responsible for AbbVie's legal, licensing and acquisitions,...

2014-01-16 08:25:35

New Book by Ida O. Abbott Provides Roadmap for Success GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sponsoring Women: What Men Need to Know, a book by Ida O. Abbott, has just been published by Attorney at Work. It provides critical advice and action steps for professional men who want to bring more women into the executive suite but are concerned about how to proceed. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/MN47204) "Women need the sponsorship of men, and men...

2014-01-06 08:27:15

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will announce its fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 financial results on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, before the market opens. The announcement will be followed by a live webcast of the earnings conference call at 8 a.m. Central time (9 a.m. Eastern), and will be accessible through Abbott's Investor Relations Web site at www.abbottinvestor.com. An archived edition of the call will be available after 11 a.m. Central...

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