ABB Ltd Company Profile (NYSE:ABB)

About ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)

ABB Ltd logoABB Ltd (ABB) is a holding company. The Company's segments include Electrification Products, Robotics and Motion, Industrial Automation, Power Grids, and Corporate and Other. It operates through four divisions: Electrification Products, Robotics and Motion, Industrial Automation and Power Grids. It is engaged in serving customers in utilities, industry and transport and infrastructure. The Electrification Products segment manufactures and sells products and services including low and medium-voltage switchgear, breakers, switches and control products. The Robotics and Motion segment manufactures and sells motors, generators, variable speed drives and robots and robotics. The Industrial Automation segment develops and sells control and plant optimization systems, and automation products and solutions. The Power Grids segment supplies power and automation products, systems, and service and software solutions.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:ABB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $53.59 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,143,735,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.18
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $22.69
  • 52 Week Range: $18.72 - $25.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.33
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.52
  • P/E Growth: 3.14
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $33.78 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.59
  • Book Value: $6.72 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.72
  • Annual Dividend: $0.73
  • Dividend Yield: 3.0%
  • EBIDTA: $4.36 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.80%
  • Return on Equity: 18.00%
  • Return on Assets: 6.19%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.42%
  • Current Ratio: 1.43%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.15%
  • Average Volume: 2.12 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.23
  • Short Ratio: 2.28

Frequently Asked Questions for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)

What is ABB Ltd's stock symbol?

ABB Ltd trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ABB."

How often does ABB Ltd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ABB Ltd?

ABB Ltd announced an annual dividend on Wednesday, March 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.7546 per share on Tuesday, May 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.28%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 18th. View ABB Ltd's Dividend History.

How were ABB Ltd's earnings last quarter?

ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 20th. The company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.01. The firm earned $7.85 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.77 billion. ABB Ltd had a net margin of 5.80% and a return on equity of 18.00%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.28 EPS. View ABB Ltd's Earnings History.

Where is ABB Ltd's stock going? Where will ABB Ltd's stock price be in 2017?

13 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for ABB Ltd's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate ABB Ltd's share price to reach $22.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for ABB Ltd.

Who are some of ABB Ltd's key competitors?

Who owns ABB Ltd stock?

ABB Ltd's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include CEVIAN CAPITAL II GP LTD (5.40%), Wellington Management Group LLP (0.00%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.18%), Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc. (0.00%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.16%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.10%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for ABB Ltd.

Who sold ABB Ltd stock? Who is selling ABB Ltd stock?

ABB Ltd's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Macquarie Group Ltd., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Credit Suisse AG, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC and Stevens Capital Management LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for ABB Ltd.

Who bought ABB Ltd stock? Who is buying ABB Ltd stock?

ABB Ltd's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Baird Financial Group Inc., Karp Capital Management Corp, Folketrygdfondet, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Quantitative Investment Management LLC and Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for ABB Ltd.

How do I buy ABB Ltd stock?

Shares of ABB Ltd can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of ABB Ltd stock cost?

One share of ABB Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.00.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.31)
Consensus Price Target: $22.00 (12.00% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/23/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
4/27/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
4/4/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingSell$18.00MediumView Rating Details
3/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingNeutralMediumView Rating Details
2/8/2017NatixisUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/26/2017Nordea Equity ResearchUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/25/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
1/23/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/10/2017Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
12/12/2016Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$22.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/13/2016Citigroup IncReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
8/19/2016HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
4/21/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeSell -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
3/4/2016NomuraDowngradeNeutral -> ReduceN/AView Rating Details
12/9/2015Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$23.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
9/11/2015William BlairReiterated RatingMarket Perform$22.00N/AView Rating Details
9/4/2015Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageSellN/AView Rating Details
7/15/2015Baader BankDowngradeSellN/AView Rating Details
6/8/2015Kepler Capital MarketsUpgradeSell -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
Earnings by Quarter for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
Earnings History by Quarter for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/20/20173/31/2017$0.27$0.28$7.77 billion$7.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2017Q416$0.27$0.33$8.93 billion$8.99 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.30$0.32$8.38 billion$8.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$0.26$0.35$8.83 billion$8.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.22$0.28$8.07 billion$7.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q415$0.21$0.35$9.44 billion$9.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.28$0.26$8.92 billion$8.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.26$0.26$9.09 billion$9.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q1$0.22$0.25$8.34 billion$8.56 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q4$0.35$0.34$10.74 billion$10.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q313$0.31$0.32$10.42 billion$9.82 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q213$0.30$0.28$10.27 billion$10.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q1$0.33$0.24$9.77 billion$9.47 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q4$0.31$0.23$11.34 billion$11.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q113$0.37$0.39$10.25 billion$10.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q412$0.35$0.33$10.21 billion$10.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2013$0.33$0.29$9.54 billion$9.72 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2013$0.34$0.26$10.99 billion$11.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.35$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.35$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.35$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.46$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.40$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.19
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q2 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q3 20171$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q4 20171$0.31$0.31$0.31
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
Next Dividend:5/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.73
Dividend Yield:2.92%
Dividend Growth:1.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:79.35% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
60.33% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
54.07% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)

Dividend History by Quarter for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
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Headline Trends for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
Latest Headlines for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
DateHeadline logoBillionaire Ex-Oilman Plans 1st Nonstop Round-World Solar Flight - May 26 at 1:27 AM logoPetrofac Falls 30% After Suspending COO Amid Fraud Investigation - May 25 at 3:22 PM logoABB strengthens commitment to Canada - May 24 at 3:15 PM logoBNP Paribas Downgrades ABB Ltd (ABB) to Neutral - May 23 at 12:36 PM logoETFs with exposure to ABB Ltd. : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 3:15 PM logoBetter Buy: Caterpillar Inc. vs ABB Ltd. - Motley Fool - May 17 at 3:17 PM logoAllied Motion Technologies, Inc. (AMOT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16 ... - May 15 at 3:16 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - May 13 at 12:26 AM logo$8.54 Billion in Sales Expected for ABB Ltd (ABB) This Quarter - May 11 at 11:50 AM logoABB: The Worst Is Behind But The Future Is Overvalued - Seeking Alpha - May 10 at 3:23 PM logoBRIEF-ABB Ltd has priced EUR 750 million 7- year bond transaction - Reuters - May 9 at 3:16 PM logoABB - BNP Paribas Primary New Issues: PRE-Stabilisation Notice - May 9 at 9:32 AM logo$0.30 EPS Expected for ABB Ltd (ABB) This Quarter - May 9 at 7:44 AM logoOilfield Communications Market is expected to grow to USD 4.46 billion by 2022 - May 8 at 8:16 PM logoETFs with exposure to ABB Ltd. : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 8:16 PM logoABB (ABB) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - May 4 at 3:48 PM logoUnited States electric motors market expected to cross $ 19 billion by 2022 - May 2 at 3:20 PM logoABB (ABB) Earning Positive News Coverage, Study Shows - May 1 at 11:38 AM logoABB (ABB) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.23 - April 28 at 10:56 AM logoABB's (ABB) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Morgan Stanley - April 27 at 12:06 PM logoABB Fills A Gap, But Has More Work To Do - Seeking Alpha - April 26 at 3:23 PM logoETFs with exposure to ABB Ltd. : April 26, 2017 - April 26 at 3:23 PM logoABB Ltd. :ABB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 3:15 PM logoFavorable Media Coverage Unlikely to Impact ABB (ABB) Stock Price - April 25 at 2:23 PM logoABB and IBM Partner in Industrial Artificial Intelligence Solutions - April 25 at 6:25 AM logoMachinery Stocks on Investors' Radar -- General Electric, Honeywell, Danaher, and ABB Ltd - PR Newswire (press release) - April 24 at 3:16 PM logoABB Reaches Analyst Target Price - Nasdaq - April 22 at 3:16 PM logoABB (ABB) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.13 - April 22 at 10:22 AM logoABB Q1 Profit Climbs, Revenues, Orders Down - Quick Facts - April 21 at 8:09 PM logoABB’s Sales Edged Down at Start of ‘Transitional Year’ - April 21 at 8:09 PM logoABB, Schneider Electric bid for General Electric unit: sources - Reuters - April 21 at 3:08 PM logoABB, Schneider Electric bid for General Electric unit -sources - April 21 at 3:08 PM logoABB Q1 Earnings Trump Estimates, Markets Stabilizing - April 20 at 8:48 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $7.61 Billion - April 20 at 1:55 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS - April 20 at 10:57 AM logoABB Q1 Profit Climbs, Revenues, Orders Down - Quick Facts - Nasdaq - April 20 at 1:19 AM logoABB: Dominating Industrial Automation And Robotics - Seeking Alpha - April 20 at 1:19 AM logoABB (ABB) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds - April 19 at 8:42 AM logoABB Ltd (ABB) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - Nasdaq - April 18 at 3:16 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - April 18 at 3:15 PM logo Brokerages Expect ABB Ltd (ABB) to Announce $0.25 Earnings Per Share - April 18 at 11:38 AM logoABB's (ABB) Buy Rating Reiterated at Morgan Stanley - April 18 at 11:12 AM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 18 at 12:33 AM logoThe Best Electrical Equipment Stocks to Buy in 2017 - The Motley Fool - Motley Fool - April 17 at 3:15 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 18, 2017 - Nasdaq - April 17 at 3:15 PM logoABB (ABB) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.31 - April 16 at 7:28 AM logoABB Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday (ABB) - April 15 at 3:16 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for ABB Ltd (ABB) Lowered by Jefferies Group - April 14 at 12:20 PM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Effect ABB (ABB) Share Price - April 13 at 1:28 PM logoAugustine Asset Management Inc Buys Apple, Amgen, ABB, Sells MiMedx Group - April 11 at 3:16 PM



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