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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 -0.66% today. In the last week its performance is 2.37%, and 21.42% for the past quarter. Currently, ABB Ltd., ABB has a target price of 20.9, so today’s gain of -0.66% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.22%.

ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB), has a market cap of 50258.93, and is based in Switzerland. Insider ownership is at *TBA, and institutional ownership is 3.60%.

At the current price of 22.5, it has a dividend yield of 3.33%, and its target price is 20.9. 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 29.22, as well as a forward P/E of 19.07.

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 35.62%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/2001, the total performance to date is 32.10%.

Volume today for ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB), is 1202400, while its average volume is 1678.17. Whilst the total gain today was -0.66%, it did have a day high of -1.66%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.80%, and 1.15% for the month. The 52-week low for ABB Ltd., ABB has been 48.80%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.66%.

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 4.32, and the P/S is 1.46, along with a P/B of 3.8. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.91.

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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