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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 43822.5. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 22.85, a forward P/E of 15.72 and EPS of 0.85. At a stock price of 19.31 (-3.01%) it has a dividend yield of 3.94%.

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 19.46% and more long-term 6.43% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -7.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -7.60%.

For performance, ABB Ltd. the past week has seen a gain of 0.10%. For the last month performance for ABB Ltd. is -7.83%. While the last quarter is 1.15% and half year, 10.22%. Finally for the year, performance is -5.07%.

The 52-week high for ABB Ltd., is at -10.77%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.68%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.38% and 2.71% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.34%, and for the month it is 1.25%. ABB Ltd., has a target price of 20.61.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.41, and for total debt/equity ABB Ltd. has 0.52. The gross margin is 28.70%, while operating margin is 8.50%, the profit margin is 5.40%. The current ratio is 1.5 and the quick ratio is 1.1.

Insider ownership is at *TBA, with instituitional ownership at 3.50%. ABB Ltd. has a payout ratio of 87.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 2269.42. The shares float is 2269.42, with the float short at 0.21%, with short ratio coming to 2.56.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see ABB Ltd., get 4.50%, with its returns on investment at 10.30%. Return on equity is 12.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 20.61, 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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