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Morning Momentum: ABB Ltd (NYSE: ABB)

With a market cap of 55.61 B, ABB Ltd has a large market cap size. ABB Ltd (NYSE: ABB) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 04/06/2001. ABB Ltd is in the Diversified Machinery industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for ABB Ltd, is 2108.56, and so far today it has a volume of 2105524. Performance year to date since the 04/06/2001 is 21.03%.

To help you determine whether ABB Ltd is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 25.94 and forward P/E is 18.81. PEG perhaps more useful shows that ABB Ltd has a value for PEG of 3.93. P/S ratio is 1.65 and the P/B ratio is 3.79. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 8.19 and 17.13 respectively.

At the current price ABB Ltd is trading at, 25.5 (0.55% today), ABB Ltd has a dividend yield of 2.98%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 76.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.98, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 12.07% after growing 1.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 47.30%, and -0.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 2180.83, and the number of shares float is 1983.82. The senior management bring insider ownership to *TBA, and institutional ownership is at 3.70%. The float short is 0.20%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.91. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.20%, and also a return on investment of 10.90%.

The ability for ABB Ltd, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.5, and quick ratio is 1.2. Long term debt/equity is 0.41 and total debt/equity is 0.48. In terms of margins, ABB Ltd has a gross margin of 28.90%, with its operating margin at 9.60%, and ABB Ltd has a profit margin of 6.30%.

The 52 week high is -1.28%, with 36.22% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.17% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.20%.

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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