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: $55.20104 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,133,995,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $24.33
  • 52 Week Range: $20.26 - $25.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.53
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.19
  • P/E Growth: 2.74
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $33.56 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.62
  • Book Value: $6.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.05
  • Annual Dividend: $0.73
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
  • EBITDA: $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: 1.46 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.06
  • 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 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 yield of 3.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 18th. View ABB Ltd's Dividend History.

How were ABB Ltd's earnings last quarter?

ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 20th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $8.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.55 billion. ABB Ltd had a return on equity of 18.62% and a net margin of 6.87%. ABB Ltd's revenue for the quarter was down 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm 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 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for ABB Ltd's stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate ABB Ltd's share price to reach $23.50 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.41%), Penn Davis Mcfarland Inc. (0.02%), Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.00%) and Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. (0.00%). 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 Penn Davis Mcfarland Inc.. 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, Eqis Capital Management Inc. and Rockefeller Financial Services 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 $25.46.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ABB Ltd (NYSE ABB)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  168 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  360 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  528
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: $23.50 (7.70% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
Price Target History for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
Analysts' Ratings History for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/4/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$29.00LowView 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, Inc. (The)Reiterated 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 10/23/2015 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: $1.16
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$0.31$0.34$0.33
(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:2.87%
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

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