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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:ABB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $54.39883 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,143,735,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $25.14
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $23.81
  • 52 Week Range: $20.26 - $25.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.71
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.80
  • P/E Growth: 3.29
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $33.78 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.55
  • Book Value: $6.72 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.63
  • Annual Dividend: $0.73
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
  • EBIDTA: $4.36 billion
  • Net Margins: 6.47%
  • Return on Equity: 18.92%
  • Return on Assets: 6.51%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.39%
  • Current Ratio: 1.47%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.15%
  • Average Volume: 2.01 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.08
  • Short Ratio: 2.37

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. Stockholders 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) announced its quarterly earnings results 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 company had revenue of $8.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.55 billion. ABB Ltd had a net margin of 6.47% and a return on equity of 18.92%. The company's revenue was down 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.35 earnings per share. 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 stock. Their predictions 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.39%), Aperio Group LLC (0.04%), Penn Davis Mcfarland Inc. (0.02%), Manning & Napier Advisors LLC (0.01%), US Bancorp DE (0.01%) and Capstone Asset Management Co. (0.01%). 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., Manning & Napier Advisors LLC, Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc., Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, Trust Co. of Vermont, Capstone Asset Management Co., NEXT Financial Group Inc and Bartlett & Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for ABB Ltd.

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

ABB Ltd's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, US Bancorp DE, Aperio Group LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Pennsylvania Trust Co, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Atria Investments LLC and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $24.39.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ABB Ltd (NYSE ABB)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  128 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  320 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  448
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, 6 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.23)
Consensus Price Target: $23.00 (5.70% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/21/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightLowView Rating Details
6/16/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$27.00 -> $28.00LowView 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
9/11/2015William BlairReiterated RatingMarket Perform$22.00N/AView Rating Details
9/4/2015Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageSellN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/21/2015 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
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: $1.12
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 20171$0.29$0.29$0.29
(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:2.99%
Dividend Growth:1.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:70.87% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.34% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
53.28% (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 Ltd (NYSE:ABB) Downgraded to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley - July 21 at 11:50 AM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.03 EPS - July 20 at 5:11 PM logoABB Ltd. (ABB) Reports In-Line Q2 EPS - - July 20 at 3:17 PM logoABB's Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates but Fall Y/Y, Shares Down - July 20 at 3:17 PM logoABB beats 2Q profit forecasts - July 20 at 3:17 PM logoSolarEdge Outshines Competitors, Analyst Upgrades - Benzinga - July 18 at 3:21 PM logoSolarEdge Outshines Competitors, Analyst Upgrades - July 18 at 3:21 PM logoRemote Monitoring and Control Market Worth 27.11 Billion USD by 2023 - MarketWatch - July 17 at 3:25 PM logoWilliam Blair Comments on ABB Ltd's Q2 2017 Earnings (ABB) - July 17 at 8:11 AM logoHiToxic Gas Detector - Global Market Outlook (2016-2022) - July 15 at 3:19 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB) Reduced by William Blair - July 14 at 12:43 PM logoCritical Power and Cooling Market, Power Solution by Type and End Use, Cooling Solution by Type - Global Forecast to 2021 - July 14 at 1:49 AM logoGlobal Model-based Manufacturing Technologies Market to Stand at US$ 53,550 Mn by 2027-end - July 13 at 1:20 AM logoForeign Stock Roundup: PHG Acquires Health & Parenting; ABB to Buy Data Transmission Business - Nasdaq - July 11 at 4:19 PM logoTechnical Reports on Machinery Equities -- General Electric, ABB, Danaher, and Honeywell - PR Newswire (press release) - July 8 at 8:21 AM logoTechnical Reports on Machinery Equities -- General Electric, ABB, Danaher, and Honeywell - July 7 at 3:27 PM logoCorporate News Blog - ABB to Buy German-based KEYMILE's Communication Network Business - July 6 at 4:41 PM logoMotor Management Market Worth 4.03 Billion USD by 2023 - July 4 at 3:29 PM logoABB Set to Buy Keymile's Business Unit, Eyes IIOT Growth - July 4 at 3:29 PM logoABB Set to Buy Keymile's Business Unit, Eyes IIOT Growth - July 4 at 3:29 PM logoABB Ltd. (ABB) to Acquire KEYMILE's Communication Networks Business; Terms Not Disclosed - July 4 at 1:24 AM logoABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - July 4 at 12:32 AM logoABB (NYSE:ABB) and Hydrogenics Corporation (HYGS) Head to Head Comparison - July 3 at 8:30 PM logoABB To Buy Mission-critical Communication Business Of KEYMILE - July 3 at 8:23 PM logoEnterprise Asset Management Market Growing at a CAGR of 11.9% During 2017 to 2022 - ReportsnReports - MarketWatch - July 3 at 3:21 PM logoABB To Acquire KEYMILE Group's Communications Business - Seeking Alpha - July 3 at 3:21 PM logo$8.64 Billion in Sales Expected for ABB Ltd (ABB) This Quarter - June 30 at 12:46 PM logoHVDC Transmission Market Worth 11.52 Billion USD by 2023 - MarketWatch - June 29 at 3:20 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate ABB Ltd (ABB) Will Post Earnings of $0.31 Per Share - June 28 at 6:26 PM logoAs Europe Bounces Back, Activist Investors Like Loeb Pounce - June 26 at 3:26 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - June 25 at 4:22 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley - June 22 at 10:46 AM logoEmission Monitoring Systems Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025 - June 20 at 3:33 PM logoUnited Technologies' Wing F119 Engine Crosses Key Milestone - June 20 at 3:33 PM logoBRIEF-Vipshop to sell 4.48 pct stake in SRP Groupe - June 19 at 3:15 PM logoMorgan Stanley Reiterates Buy Rating for ABB Ltd (ABB) - June 18 at 4:58 PM logoTechnavio Announces Key Highlights From Their Distribution Feeder Automation, Centrifugal Pumps, and Professional Cleaning Robots Reports - June 17 at 1:24 AM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Given Outperform Rating at Robert W. Baird - June 16 at 4:58 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) PT Raised to $28 at Baird; Reiterates Outperform - - June 16 at 3:20 PM logoGE begins testing drones to inspect refineries, factories - CNBC - June 13 at 3:15 PM logoABB's YuMi rings the NASDAQ opening bell - June 12 at 3:19 PM logoETFs with exposure to ABB Ltd. : June 12, 2017 - June 12 at 3:19 PM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - June 12 at 12:32 PM logoABB's (ABB) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup Inc - June 9 at 10:10 PM logoSweden’s Most Powerful Industrial Family Gets Ready for a Fight With ‘the Butcher’ - June 9 at 1:20 AM logoABB Ltd (ABB) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 7 at 12:44 AM
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