ABB Ltd manufactures and sells electrification, industrial automation, and robotics and motion products for customers in utilities, industry and transport, and infrastructure worldwide. More Details
Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has ABB's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ABBN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ABBN's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ABBN exceeded the Swiss Electrical industry which returned 68.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ABBN exceeded the Swiss Market which returned 17% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ABB's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StCould The ABB Ltd (VTX:ABBN) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShould You Investigate ABB Ltd (VTX:ABBN) At CHF29.28?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StABB (VTX:ABBN) Shareholders Booked A 68% Gain In The Last Year
Is ABB undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ABBN (CHF29.92) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF28.11)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ABBN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ABBN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (138.7x) compared to the European Electrical industry average (31x).
PE vs Market: ABBN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (138.7x) compared to the Swiss market (24.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ABBN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ABBN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.9x) compared to the CH Electrical industry average (2.1x).
How is ABB forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 25 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ABBN's forecast earnings growth (15.4% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: ABBN's earnings (15.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (12.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ABBN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ABBN's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (4.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ABBN's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ABBN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (22.9%)
How has ABB performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ABBN has a large one-off loss of $680.0M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ABBN's current net profit margins (1.8%) are lower than last year (3.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ABBN's earnings have declined by 21.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ABBN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ABBN had negative earnings growth (-47.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electrical industry average (22%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ABBN's Return on Equity (4.1%) is considered low.
How is ABB's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ABBN's short term assets ($18.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($15.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: ABBN's short term assets ($18.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($10.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ABBN's debt to equity ratio (48.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ABBN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 49.4% to 48.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ABBN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (41.6%).
Interest Coverage: ABBN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.5x coverage).
What is ABB current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ABBN's dividend (2.58%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.56%).
High Dividend: ABBN's dividend (2.58%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.61%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ABBN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ABBN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (380.9%), ABBN's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ABBN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (56.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Björn Klas Rosengren (61 yo)
Mr. Björn Klas Otto Rosengren, M.Sc. (Tech.), has been Chief Executive Officer of ABB Ltd since March 1, 2020. He served as an Executive Officer at ABB Ltd since February 1, 2020 until March 1, 2020. He se...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Björn Klas's total compensation ($USD10.43M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Swiss market ($USD5.80M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Björn Klas's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: ABBN's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: ABBN's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ABBN insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ABB Ltd's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ABB Ltd
- Ticker: ABBN
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1883
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: CHF60.563b
- Shares outstanding: 2.02b
- Website: https://www.global.abb/group/
Number of Employees
- ABB Ltd
- Affolternstrasse 44
ABB Ltd manufactures and sells electrification, industrial automation, and robotics and motion products for customers in utilities, industry and transport, and infrastructure worldwide. Its Electrification...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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