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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 0.63% today. In the last week its performance is 1.69%, and 8.95% for the past quarter. Currently, ABB Ltd., ABB has a target price of 20.7, so today’s gain of 0.63% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.36%.

ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB), has a market cap of 47825.46, and is based in Switzerland. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 3.60%.

At the current price of 22.21, it has a dividend yield of 3.38%, and its target price is 20.7. This is with a profit margin of 4.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.63. ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB) has a P/E of 28.84, as well as a forward P/E of 18.82.

With a current EPS of 0.77, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.67%,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 6.77%.

Performance for the year is 22.71%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/2001, the total performance to date is 30.40%.

Volume today for ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB), is 1817600, while its average volume is 1660.85. Whilst the total gain today was 0.63%, it did have a day high of -0.67%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.09%, and 0.79% for the month. The 52-week low for ABB Ltd., ABB has been 46.88%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.67%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.30%, and its return on assets is 4.00%. ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB) has an operating margin of 7.70%. With a sales growth of -5.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that ABB Ltd., ABB is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.5, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of ABB Ltd.? Well its PEG is 4.26, and the P/S is 1.39, along with a P/B of 3.75. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.52.

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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