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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 48794.78. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 28.66, a forward P/E of 18.7 and EPS of 0.77. At a stock price of 22.14 (0.32%) it has a dividend yield of 3.40%.

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 9.67% and more long-term 6.77% 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 3.62%. For the last month performance for ABB Ltd. is 10.63%. While the last quarter is 13.73% and half year, 34.90%. Finally for the year, performance is 14.58%.

The 52-week high for ABB Ltd., is at -0.05%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 46.42%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.71% and 19.60% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.52%, and for the month it is 0.80%. 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 28.20%, while operating margin is 7.70%, the profit margin is 4.90%. 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 2210.91. The shares float is 2100.56, with the float short at 0.20%, with short ratio coming to 2.38.

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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