AbbVie Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceuticals in the worldwide. More Details
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Mediocre balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has AbbVie's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ABBV is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ABBV's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ABBV exceeded the US Biotechs industry which returned 22.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ABBV underperformed the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is AbbVie's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Are AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Insiders Spending On Buying Shares?
Is AbbVie undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ABBV ($107.91) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($203.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ABBV is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ABBV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (39.5x) compared to the US Biotechs industry average (29.9x).
PE vs Market: ABBV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (39.5x) compared to the US market (22.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ABBV is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ABBV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (14.6x) compared to the US Biotechs industry average (3.7x).
How is AbbVie forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ABBV's forecast earnings growth (5.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ABBV's earnings (5.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ABBV's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ABBV's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ABBV's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ABBV's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (48.2%).
How has AbbVie performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ABBV has a large one-off loss of $10.1B impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ABBV's current net profit margins (9.9%) are lower than last year (23.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ABBV's earnings have grown by 1.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ABBV's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ABBV had negative earnings growth (-41.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Biotechs industry average (-7.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst ABBV's Return on Equity (35.29%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is AbbVie's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ABBV's short term assets ($24.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($28.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: ABBV's short term assets ($24.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($108.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ABBV's debt to equity ratio (657.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ABBV's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 801.8% to 657.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ABBV's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (20.4%).
Interest Coverage: ABBV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.9x coverage).
What is AbbVie current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ABBV's dividend (4.82%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: ABBV's dividend (4.82%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ABBV has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ABBV's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (177.1%), ABBV's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ABBV's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (45.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rick Gonzalez (66 yo)
Mr. Richard A. Gonzalez, also known as Rick, serves as the Chairman of AbbVie Inc. and has been its Chief Executive Officer at AbbVie Inc. since 2013. Mr. Gonzalez served as an Executive Vice President of ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rick's total compensation ($USD24.01M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.14M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rick's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ABBV's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ABBV's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 19.5%.
AbbVie Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AbbVie Inc.
- Ticker: ABBV
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2012
- Industry: Biotechnology
- Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
- Market Cap: US$182.255b
- Shares outstanding: 1.76b
- Website: https://www.abbvie.com
Number of Employees
- AbbVie Inc.
- 1 North Waukegan Road
- North Chicago
- United States
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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