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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB) which is in the industry Diversified Machinery, gaining 2.14% today. In the last week its performance is 3.11%, and 0.90% for the past quarter. Currently, ABB Ltd., ABB has a target price of 20.61, so today’s gain of 2.14% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 2.03%.

ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB), has a market cap of 44630.82, and is based in Switzerland. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 3.60%.

At the current price of 20.67, it has a dividend yield of 3.75%, and its target price is 20.61. This is with a profit margin of 5.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.52. ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB) has a P/E of 23.95, as well as a forward P/E of 16.67.

With a current EPS of 0.85, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 19.02%,ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -4.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.43%.

Performance for the year is 2.98%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/2001, the total performance to date is 18.83%.

Volume today for ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB), is 1937250, while its average volume is 1883.19. Whilst the total gain today was 2.14%, it did have a day high of -0.55%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.95%, and 1.25% for the month. The 52-week low for ABB Ltd., ABB has been 36.73%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.55%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.30%, and its return on assets is 4.50%. ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB) has an operating margin of 8.50%. With a sales growth of -7.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that ABB Ltd., ABB is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.41, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of ABB Ltd.? Well its PEG is 3.72, and the P/S is 1.28, along with a P/B of 2.98. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.36.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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