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How has ABB Ltd.:(NYSE:ABB) performed recently?

ABB Ltd. (NYSE: ABB) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 46402.25. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 24.93, a forward P/E of 16.67 and EPS of 0.85. At a stock price of 21.23 (0.76%) it has a dividend yield of 3.56%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -4.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by -22.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 31.39% and more long-term 6.43% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -28.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -5.30%.

For performance, ABB Ltd. the past week has seen a gain of 1.79%. For the last month performance for ABB Ltd. is 13.47%. While the last quarter is 4.84% and half year, 29.55%. Finally for the year, performance is 9.99%.

The 52-week high for ABB Ltd., is at 0.53%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 40.41%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.08% and 16.01% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.86%, and for the month it is 1.04%. ABB Ltd., has a target price of 20.7.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.5, and for total debt/equity ABB Ltd. has 0.63. The gross margin is 28.70%, while operating margin is 7.60%, the profit margin is 4.80%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 1.

Insider ownership is at *TBA, with instituitional ownership at 3.60%. ABB Ltd. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 2202.29. The shares float is 2063.43, with the float short at 0.27%, with short ratio coming to 2.97.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see ABB Ltd., get 4.00%, with its returns on investment at 10.30%. Return on equity is 11.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 20.7, reached soon?

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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