ABB Company Profile (NYSE:ABB)

About ABB

ABB logoABB Ltd (ABB) is engaged in power and automation technologies. The Company manages its business based on five divisions: Discrete Automation and Motion, Low Voltage Products, Process Automation, Power Products and Power Systems. The Discrete Automation and Motion division provides low-voltage and medium-voltage drive products and systems for industrial, commercial and residential applications. The Process Automation division provides engineered solutions, products and services for process control, safety, instrumentation, plant electrification and energy management. The Power Products division offers a portfolio of products and services to facilitate power generation, transmission and distribution. The Power Systems division offers solutions for power and water plants, grid integration and automation, as well as a range of systems and services for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. The Company operates in approximately 100 countries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: ABB
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $22.35
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $22.43
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $21.11
  • 52-Week Range: $15.74 - $22.92
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.99
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.47
  • P/E Growth: 3.09
  • Market Cap: $47.54B
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,126,998,000
  • Beta: 1.2
  • Net Margins: 4.91%
  • Return on Equity: 16.86%
  • Return on Assets: 5.93%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.48%
  • Current Ratio: 1.30%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for ABB (NYSE:ABB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $23.50 (5.15% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for ABB (NYSE:ABB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/13/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
10/4/2016Bank of America Corp.Set Price TargetHold$23.00View Rating Details
10/5/2016Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$21.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
9/1/2016BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformView Rating Details
8/19/2016HSBCDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
7/22/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
6/13/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/21/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
4/6/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
3/28/2016NatixisUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$25.50View Rating Details
3/4/2016NomuraDowngradeNeutral -> ReduceView Rating Details
12/9/2015Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$23.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
10/23/2015Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
10/9/2015Jefferies GroupUpgradeUnderperform -> HoldView Rating Details
9/11/2015William BlairReiterated RatingMarket Perform$22.00View Rating Details
9/4/2015Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageSellView Rating Details
7/15/2015Baader BankDowngradeSellView Rating Details
6/8/2015Kepler Capital MarketsUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
1/26/2015Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
12/2/2014Liberum CapitalInitiated CoverageSell -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2014 forward)


Earnings History for ABB (NYSE:ABB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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$0.31$8.34 billion$8.56 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2015Q4$0.35$0.30$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$0.34$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 (NYSE:ABB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.03 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.21 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.27$0.27$0.27
Q2 20162$0.29$0.31$0.30
Q3 20161$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q4 20161$0.35$0.35$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for ABB (NYSE:ABB)
Annual Dividend:$0.73
Dividend Yield:3.27%
Dividend Growth:2.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:94.81% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
70.87% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
60.33% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for ABB (NYSE:ABB)
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