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: Heavy Electrical Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:ABB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $53.6183 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,133,995,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $23.46
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $24.02
  • 52 Week Range: $20.26 - $25.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.82
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.66
  • P/E Growth: 3.18
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $33.56 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.57
  • Book Value: $6.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.94
  • Annual Dividend: $0.73
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
  • EBIDTA: $4.26 billion
  • Net Margins: 6.87%
  • Return on Equity: 18.62%
  • Return on Assets: 6.55%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.50%
  • Current Ratio: 1.45%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.13%
  • Average Volume: 1.74 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.07
  • Short Ratio: 1.87

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 declared 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 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, July, 20th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.03. The business earned $8.45 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.55 billion. ABB Ltd had a net margin of 6.87% and a return on equity of 18.62%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.35 earnings per share. View ABB Ltd's Earnings History.

When will ABB Ltd make its next earnings announcement?

ABB Ltd is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for ABB Ltd.

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

12 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for ABB Ltd's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate ABB Ltd's share price to reach $23.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for ABB Ltd.

Who are some of ABB Ltd's key competitors?

Who are ABB Ltd's key executives?

ABB Ltd's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ulrich Spiesshofer, President, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee
  • Timo Ihamuotila, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee
  • Sami Atiya, President of the Robotics and Motion division, Member of the Group Executive Committee
  • Frank Duggan, President, Region Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA), Member of the Group Executive Committee
  • Claudio Facchin, President of Power Grids division, Member of the Group Executive Committee
  • Tarak Mehta, President of Electrification Products division, Member of the Group Executive Committee
  • Greg Scheu, President of Region Americas, Head of Group Service, Business Integration, Member of the Group Executive Committee
  • Peter Terwiesch, President of Industrial Automation division, Member of the Group Executive Committee
  • Diane de Saint Victor, General Counsel & Company Secretary, Member of the Group Executive Committee
  • Jean-Christophe Deslarzes, Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Group Executive Committee

Who owns ABB Ltd stock?

ABB Ltd's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.39%), Northern Trust Corp (0.21%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.18%), Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc. (0.17%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.16%) and Folketrygdfondet (0.13%). 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 Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Stewart & Patten Co. LLC, Quantitative Investment Management LLC, State Street Corp, Keystone Financial Planning Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 Fisher Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Folketrygdfondet, Royal Bank of Canada, Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC and Conning 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.

What is ABB Ltd's stock price today?

One share of ABB Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.73.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ABB Ltd (NYSE ABB)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  160 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  357 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  517
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ABB Ltd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $23.00 (7.00% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/24/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$28.00LowView Rating Details
7/21/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightLowView Rating Details
6/9/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingSellLowView Rating Details
5/23/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralLowView 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
1/23/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/10/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingNeutralN/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
(Data available from 9/25/2015 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
10/26/2017$0.30N/AView Earnings Details
7/20/20176/30/2017$0.33$0.30$8.55 billion$8.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: $1.13
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q2 20171$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q3 20171$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q4 20172$0.29$0.31$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
Most Recent Dividend:5/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.73
Dividend Yield:2.95%
Dividend Growth:1.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:67.59% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
59.84% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
52.14% (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 logoABB Expands E-mobility Charging Infrastructure in Germany - Nasdaq - Nasdaq - September 23 at 9:37 AM logoGE Is Said to Near Sale of Industrial-Solutions Unit to ABB ... - Bloomberg - September 23 at 9:37 AM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers ABB Ltd (ABB) to Sell - September 19 at 12:34 PM logoRace to Make Robots for China Spurs ABB to Double Capacity ... - Bloomberg - September 18 at 3:24 PM logoRace to Make Robots for China Spurs ABB to Double Capacity - September 18 at 3:24 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 17 at 3:14 AM logoGlobal Smart Cities Market 2017-2022: ABB, Cisco, HP, IBM ... - PR Newswire (press release) - September 14 at 1:20 AM logoContrasting ABB (ABB) & Hydrogenics (HYGSD) - September 13 at 10:50 PM logoWatch a robot conduct an Italian orchestra and a famous tenor - MarketWatch - September 13 at 3:17 PM logoWatch a robot conduct an Italian orchestra and famous tenor - September 13 at 3:17 PM logoABB Crosses Above Average Analyst Target - September 13 at 1:20 AM logoGlobal Home Automation Market to 2022 By Product, Technology, Region - Research and Markets - September 9 at 8:17 PM logoABB to expand robot manufacturing - September 7 at 3:16 PM logoABB plans expansion in US, scouting for acquisitions, CEO says - Reuters - September 6 at 8:21 PM logoABB Enhances Smart Home Experience With Amazon and Sonos - Yahoo Finance - September 5 at 3:18 PM logoABB Enhances Smart Home Experience With Amazon and Sonos - September 4 at 4:03 PM logoABB (ABB) and Pioneer Power Solutions (PPSI) Financial Comparison - September 4 at 8:30 AM logoFinancial Review: ABB (ABB) vs. Pioneer Power Solutions (PPSI) - September 4 at 8:24 AM logoABB Takes Smart Home Experience to New Heights with Amazon and Sonos Solutions - September 4 at 1:18 AM logoBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - ABB - September 3 at 1:18 AM logoComparing Pioneer Power Solutions (PPSI) and ABB (ABB) - September 2 at 6:30 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $8.43 Billion - September 1 at 4:58 AM logo Analysts Expect ABB Ltd (ABB) Will Post Earnings of $0.30 Per Share - August 30 at 12:18 PM logoDigital Utility Market Accretes USD 253 Billion By 2023 With 12% of CAGR: Declares MRFR - August 28 at 1:21 AM logoCritical Analysis: Hydrogenics (HYGSD) versus ABB (ABB) - August 27 at 6:20 AM logoABB: Incorporating Value Into The Future Of Technology - August 25 at 4:55 PM logoGE, ABB restart industrial solution talks - Seeking Alpha - August 25 at 1:23 AM logoRobert W. Baird Reiterates Buy Rating for ABB Ltd (ABB) - August 24 at 9:30 PM logoIndustrial Cybersecurity Market Worth 22.79 Billion USD by 2023 - August 24 at 8:23 PM logoABB (ABB) versus Hydrogenics (HYGSD) Critical Review - August 24 at 4:24 PM logoABB Wins Shore-to-Ship Power Technology Contract in Canada - Nasdaq - August 24 at 1:22 AM logoGE, ABB restart talks over industrial solutions deal - August 23 at 8:20 PM logoMidea's Bold Plan for Beer-Pouring Robots, People-Less Factories - August 23 at 8:20 PM logoGE, ABB restart talks over industrial solutions deal: sources - August 23 at 8:20 PM logoABB winds power contract in Canada - August 23 at 3:17 PM logoABB Wins Shore-to-Ship Power Technology Contract in Canada - August 23 at 3:17 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 23 at 3:56 AM logoAt 14.5% CAGR, Smart Home Market to Reach $53.45 Billion by 2022: Zion Market Research - August 17 at 8:36 PM logoIndustrial Internet of Things - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025 - August 16 at 8:21 PM logoPioneer Power Solutions (PPSI) & ABB (ABB) Critical Analysis - August 16 at 2:10 AM logoThe Board of Directors has hired Frank Tseng as the new Chief Financial Officer of SEGN to replace Brian Kistler - August 15 at 3:23 PM logoIndian Industrial Automation Market 2017-2023 - Rapid Adoption of Digital Technologies - August 15 at 2:23 AM logoETFs with exposure to ABB Ltd. : August 14, 2017 - August 14 at 9:20 PM logoAnalyzing ABB (ABB) & Pioneer Power Solutions (PPSI) - August 13 at 2:24 PM logo Analysts Expect ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB) Will Post Earnings of $0.30 Per Share - August 12 at 2:12 AM logoABB (NYSE:ABB) versus Babcock (BW) Critical Review - August 10 at 10:20 PM logoNotable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - ABB - Nasdaq - August 10 at 4:50 PM logoNotable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - ABB - Nasdaq - August 10 at 4:50 PM logoZacks Industry Outlook Highlights: ABB, Illinois Tool Works, Parker-Hannifin, Ingersoll-Rand - August 9 at 3:21 PM logoBabcock (BW) & ABB (NYSE:ABB) Head-To-Head Comparison - August 9 at 7:46 AM



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