NYSE:ABB - ABB Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$19.40 -0.01 (-0.05 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 11:20 AM ET)
Previous Close$19.41
Today's Range$19.38 - $19.57
52-Week Range$18.74 - $28.67
Volume43,029 shs
Average Volume2.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.85 billion
P/E Ratio15.52
Dividend Yield2.64%
ABB Ltd manufactures and sells electrification, robotics and motion, industrial automation, and power grid products worldwide. Its Electrification Products segment provides modular substation packages, distribution automation products, circuit breakers, measuring and sensing devices, control products, wiring accessories, enclosures and cabling systems, and intelligent home and building solutions. This segment serves building, data center, rail, wind and solar, food and beverage, marine, and oil and gas industries. The company's Robotics and Motion segment offers robotics, motors, generators, drives, wind converters, components and systems for railways and related services, and digital services for applications in industries, transportation and infrastructure, and utilities. This segment serves machinery manufacturers, process industries, hybrid and batch manufacturers, transportation equipment manufacturers, discrete manufacturing companies, utilities, and customers in the automotive industry. Its Industrial Automation segment provides process and discrete control solutions, advanced process control software and manufacturing execution systems, sensing, measurement and analytical instrumentation and solutions, electric ship propulsion systems, machine and factory automation solutions, and turbochargers, as well as remote monitoring, preventive maintenance, and cybersecurity services. This segment serves companies in the oil and gas, minerals and mining, metals, pulp and paper, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, power generation, and marine industries. The company's Power Grids segment offers turnkey grid integration, transmission systems, and substation solutions; transformers; and circuit breakers, switchgear, and capacitors. This segment serves transmission and distribution operators and owners, as well as utilities and industrial, transportation, and infrastructure customers. ABB Ltd was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Switchgear & switchboard apparatus
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:ABB
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45
Current Ratio1.18
Quick Ratio0.86


Trailing P/E Ratio15.52
Forward P/E Ratio13.96
P/E Growth2

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$34.31 billion
Price / Sales1.21
Cash Flow$1.7897 per share
Price / Cash Flow10.84
Book Value$7.18 per share
Price / Book2.70


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.25
Net Income$2.21 billion
Net Margins6.24%
Return on Equity19.99%
Return on Assets6.57%


Outstanding Shares2,138,610,000
Market Cap$40.85 billion

ABB (NYSE:ABB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is ABB's stock symbol?

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

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

ABB declared an annual dividend on Thursday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.8261 per share on Tuesday, May 15th. This represents a yield of 3.44%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 4th. This is a boost from ABB's previous annual dividend of $0.75. View ABB's Dividend History.

How were ABB's earnings last quarter?

ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The industrial products company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04. The industrial products company had revenue of $9.26 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.46 billion. ABB had a net margin of 6.24% and a return on equity of 19.99%. View ABB's Earnings History.

When is ABB's next earnings date?

ABB is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ABB.

What price target have analysts set for ABB?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for ABB's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.36 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate ABB's stock price to reach $23.4533 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for ABB.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ABB?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ABB in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for ABB.

Has ABB been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ABB stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. ABB earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting ABB?

ABB saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,084,067 shares, a drop of 54.6% from the November 15th total of 2,386,262 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,268,844 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.5 days. View ABB's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of ABB's key competitors?

Who are ABB's key executives?

ABB's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ulrich Spiesshofer, Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Timo J. Ihamuotila, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Ms. Diane de Saint Victor, Gen. Counsel, Company Sec. and Heal of Legal & Integrity (Age 63)
  • Mr. Jean-Christophe Deslarzes, Chief HR Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Greg Scheu, Pres of Americas Region and Head of Group Service & Bus. Integration (Age 57)

Who are ABB's major shareholders?

ABB's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.50%), BlackRock Inc. (0.19%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.17%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.17%), Morgan Stanley (0.16%) and Baird Financial Group Inc. (0.12%).

Which major investors are selling ABB stock?

ABB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Private Advisor Group LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN.

Which major investors are buying ABB stock?

ABB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baird Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Jane Street Group LLC, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC and BlackRock Inc..

How do I buy shares of ABB?

Shares of ABB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is ABB's stock price today?

One share of ABB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.51.

How big of a company is ABB?

ABB has a market capitalization of $40.85 billion and generates $34.31 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $2.21 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.25 on an earnings per share basis. ABB employs 134,800 workers across the globe.

What is ABB's official website?

The official website for ABB is http://www.abb.com.

How can I contact ABB?

ABB's mailing address is Affolternstrasse 44, Zurich V8, CH 8050. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 41-43-317-7111 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for ABB (NYSE ABB)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  408 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  611 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,019
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ABB and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ABB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ABB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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