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: $49.38 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,133,995,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $23.87
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $23.91
  • 52 Week Range: $20.26 - $25.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.29
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.01
  • P/E Growth: 2.96
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $33.56 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.47
  • Book Value: $6.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.68
  • Annual Dividend: $0.73
  • Dividend Yield: 3.4%
  • 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: 1.84 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) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 20th. The company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates 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 return on equity of 18.62% and a net margin of 6.87%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. 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 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for ABB Ltd's shares. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect ABB Ltd's share price to reach $23.00 in the next year. 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 institutional and retail 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 acquired 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 $23.14.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ABB Ltd (NYSE ABB)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  143 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  339 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  482
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 (0.61% 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 8/22/2015 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: $1.13
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:3.15%
Dividend Growth:1.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:67.59% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.40% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
53.68% (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)
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ABB Ltd (ABB) Chart for Tuesday, August, 22, 2017

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