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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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Cash-to-Debt 0.75
ABB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. ABB: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ABB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.81 Max: 4.15
Current: 0.75
0.41
4.15
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
ABB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 1761 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. ABB: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ABB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.33
0.03
0.42
Debt-to-Equity 0.58
ABB's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
59% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. ABB: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
ABB' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.52 Max: 8.19
Current: 0.58
0.15
8.19
Interest Coverage 12.95
ABB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 37.90 vs. ABB: 12.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ABB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.66  Med: 13.45 Max: 32.49
Current: 12.95
10.66
32.49
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.20
Beneish M-Score: -2.62
WACC vs ROIC
6.42%
16.47%
WACC
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GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating Margin % 10.32
ABB's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. ABB: 10.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ABB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.59  Med: 11.29 Max: 13.68
Current: 10.32
8.59
13.68
Net Margin % 6.67
ABB's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
62% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. ABB: 6.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ABB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.45  Med: 7.49 Max: 12.87
Current: 6.67
5.45
12.87
ROE % 16.70
ABB's ROE % is ranked higher than
80% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.95 vs. ABB: 16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ABB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.71  Med: 16.89 Max: 43.27
Current: 16.7
12.71
43.27
ROA % 5.54
ABB's ROA % is ranked higher than
64% of the 1825 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. ABB: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ABB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.53  Med: 6.53 Max: 13.03
Current: 5.54
4.53
13.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 53.40
ABB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.26 vs. ABB: 53.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ABB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.27  Med: 60.75 Max: 110.21
Current: 53.4
39.27
110.21
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.40
ABB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 1640 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ABB: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ABB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.1  Med: 0.1 Max: 46.1
Current: -0.4
-23.1
46.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -3.90
ABB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 1436 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. ABB: -3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ABB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.7  Med: 2.5 Max: 25.4
Current: -3.9
-36.7
25.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -6.90
ABB's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ABB: -6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ABB' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.6  Med: -5.3 Max: 220.8
Current: -6.9
-70.6
220.8
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

ABB Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Sarah Ketterer 379,002 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 704,153 sh (+92.80%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,444,179 sh (+0.86%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 27,100 sh (-0.73%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 307,686 sh (-2.06%)
David Dreman 2,037 sh (-6.65%)
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Q4 2016

ABB Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 294,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,416,900 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 1,175,635 sh (+210.19%)
Mario Gabelli 27,100 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Ken Fisher 703,150 sh (-0.14%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 249,743 sh (-18.83%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 1,949,714 sh (-20.23%)
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Q1 2017

ABB Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 890,537 sh (+202.08%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,224,632 sh (+4.17%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 258,962 sh (+3.69%)
Mario Gabelli 27,100 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Ken Fisher 699,498 sh (-0.52%)
Steven Cohen 19,100 sh (-98.65%)
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Q2 2017

ABB Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Joel Greenblatt 15,877 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 8,281,858 sh (+1083.97%)
Steven Cohen 83,000 sh (+334.55%)
Jim Simons 999,300 sh (+12.21%)
Mario Gabelli 27,100 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 246,675 sh (-4.74%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,128,649 sh (-7.84%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ABB

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 1083.97%0.3%$22.19 - $25.8 $ 24.731%8,281,858
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 New Buy0.01%$22.19 - $25.8 $ 24.731%15,877
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Reduce -0.52%$21.28 - $23.83 $ 24.738%699,498
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.06%$21.28 - $23.83 $ 24.738%0
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2016-12-31 Reduce -20.23%0.02%$20.38 - $22.88 $ 24.7316%1,949,714
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Reduce -0.14%$20.38 - $22.88 $ 24.7316%703,150
David Dreman 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$20.38 - $22.88 $ 24.7316%0
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2016-09-30 Add 0.86%$18.9 - $22.81 $ 24.7315%2,444,179
Ken Fisher 2016-09-30 Add 92.80%0.01%$18.9 - $22.81 $ 24.7315%704,153
Mario Gabelli 2016-09-30 Reduce -0.73%$18.9 - $22.81 $ 24.7315%27,100
David Dreman 2016-09-30 Reduce -6.65%$18.9 - $22.81 $ 24.7315%2,037
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials    NAICS: 335999    SIC: 3613
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Traded in other countries:ABJ.Germany, ABB N.Mexico, ABB.Sweden, ABBN.Switzerland, 0NX2.UK, ABLZF.USA,
Headquarter Location:Switzerland
ABB Ltd is a power and automation systems provider that are designed to boost industrial productivity, increase power grid reliability and enhance energy efficiency. The company works closely with utility, industry, transport and infrastructure customers.

ABB is a global supplier of power and automation products. Founded in the late 19th century, the company was created out of the merger of two old industrial companies--ASEA and BBC--and is now called Asea Brown Boveri Group, or ABB Ltd. It is the number-one or number-two supplier in all of its core markets and the number-two robotic arm supplier globally. In automation, it offers a full suite of products for both discrete and process automation.

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ABB ReliaGear® product family expanded to include full range of low-voltage solutions

$25 million technology investment expands ABB’s family of power distribution equipment, bringing world-class, smart breaker technology to the United States
HOUSTON, March 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABB has announced a significant launch of low-voltage ReliaGear® switchgear, motor control center, SafeT™ switchboard, SafeT™ panelboard and busway.  The expansion of the range completes the full line, complementing ABB’s medium-voltage switchgear, which includes ReliaGear® and SafeGear® brands.  The launches represent more than $25 million research and development investment to bring ABB’s global leadership in switchgear to the North American market. 
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d8dccaef-da4e-48b8-b46b-a2ae9a36f9c3The launch is part of ABB’s expansion of its power distribution equipment portfolio, in which all medium- and low-voltage solutions are branded as ReliaGear for standard equipment and SafeGear for arc-resistant equipment. â€œWith this significant investment in low-voltage power distribution solutions, ABB now has the complete range for a one-line solution, from substation equipment to a cable tie,” said Tarak Mehta, president, ABB Electrification Products division. “Our presence in the United States and Canada provides the market with a source for superior low-voltage power distribution solutions that are smarter, smaller, safer and more reliable.”The extended low-voltage ReliaGear offering is now available in the United States and Canada and provides world-leading ABB circuit breaker technology, which is UL® and cUL / CSA Listed and has American National Standards Institute (ANSI) certification. The solution incorporates either ABB Tmax or Tmax XT UL489 molded-case circuit breakers (MCCBs), or Emax 2 UL 1066 power circuit breakers, which are among the most advanced in the world. These circuit breakers enable the ReliaGear family of power distribution equipment to employ the latest data communications and automation technology. They occupy less space, improve safety, and increase service life.The launch of ReliaGear power distribution equipment comprises the following solutions:UL 1558-Listed low-voltage switchgear: The switchgear offers a turnkey solution for ANSI C37.20.1-compliant power distribution in a critical application.  The Emax 2 circuit breaker combines advanced protection, programmable logic (like an embedded automatic transfer switch function), full connectivity and comprehensive microgrid energy management in an all-in-one revolutionary device.UL845-Listed low-voltage motor control center (MCC):  With a unique draw-out mechanism that does not require mechanical shutters, this MCC sets new standards for safety, reliability and operator convenience.  It incorporates leading ABB technology, such as Emax 2 and Tmax/Tmax XT circuit breakers, ACS-type variable speed drives and PST-type soft starters into a complete type-tested system. Having a built-in, fast load-shedding solution, Emax 2 simplifies the MCC architectures and maximizes the plant service continuity. All the circuit breaker and electrical data are managed by ABB Ability™ Electrical Distribution Control System, the new cloud-based platform that enables remote energy monitoring and optimization.UL 67-Listed SafeT panelboard: With a finger-safe bus stack and plug-in branch devices, this panelboard offers improved safety and greater ease of use. The panelboard uses Tmax and/or Tmax XT MCCBs that occupy up to 30 percent less mounting space than competitor products. This enables an overall reduction in the size of the panel enclosure and the amount of wall space it occupies. Its simple design allows a one-person installation process. UL 857-Listed busway: The busway is designed to occupy less space and uses less material, making it a more economical and efficient solution.UL 891-Listed SafeT switchboard: The switchboard design can use Emax 2, Tmax or Tmax XT circuit breakers. The switchboard also features an industry-exclusive finger-safe vertical bus in the distribution section for group-mounted breakers.ABB (ABB:) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a more than 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees. www.abb.com.ABB’s Americas operations are headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, and employ about 30,000 people in multiple manufacturing, service and other major facilities.
For more information please contact:

Kurt Andersen
Harris, Baio & McCullough
Phone: (215) 440-9800
email: [email protected]

Harry Hurst
Harris, Baio & McCullough
Phone: (610) 725-9600
email: [email protected]

Lynette A. Jackson
Head of Communications
Electrification Products Division
Affolternstrasse 44, P.O. Box
CH-8050 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: 41 (0)43 317 54 04
E-Mail: [email protected]

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ABB SENTRICITY™ for industrial-quality circuit protection for homes

Energy-limiting technology interrupts short circuits up to three times faster
HOUSTON, March 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABB has launched a new range, SENTRICITY™ Load Centers and Circuit Breakers, which offer industrial-quality circuit protection for residential use by including energy-limiting technology that interrupts the circuit up to three times faster than conventional circuit breakers.
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/b6273ab7-7b2d-4efc-a4e2-b9ae5522629a.“SENTRICITY Load Centers and Circuit Breakers feature technology previously unavailable in residential applications,” said Bernie Ausdenmoore, product marketing director, Building Products, ABB Electrification Products division. “This technology limits the intensity of a short circuit and reduces the likelihood of collateral damage.“We developed the SENTRICITY Load Center and Circuit Breaker solution in response to what contractors told us they wanted. We took the list of issues they raised with existing load centers and circuit breakers in the residential market and provided improvements with new, standard features.  We innovated to make this equipment faster and easier to install, safer in its protection of circuits, and better in its functionality. SENTRICITY is the only load center solution available in the residential market that offers all of these features and benefits as standard.”The SENTRICITY family of products, named for the ability to act as a 24-hour sentry for the homeowner’s electrical circuits, includes load centers and branch devices: Miniature circuit breakers (MCBs), combination arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs), ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) and surge protective devices (SPDs). Durable laser printing makes product identification of branch devices easy. The MCBs, AFCIs and GFCIs all use energy-limiting technology, making them the fastest and safest devices of their kind in the residential industry. The MCBs also feature visual trip indicators to facilitate identification of tripped circuits, usually found only in premium-priced units. The AFCIs and GFCIs use LED lights to indicate proper function and self-testing features to ensure continued functionality. AFCI circuit breakers also include diagnostics and signalization that indicate which of three different trip types occurred, to facilitate troubleshooting. The SPDs also feature a visual status indicator.In addition to providing better circuit protection to the homeowner’s electrical system, SENTRICITY Load Centers are also easier and faster to install with keyhole mounting slots and simple, plug-on neutral AFCIs, GFCIs and SPDs that eliminate pigtails.  â€œThe keyhole-slot allows easy installation and adjustable mounting holes ensure a flush fit, while the plug-on neutral AFCIs, GFCIs and SPDs reduce the number of connections by a third, eliminating the pigtail neutral connection and maximizing wire gutter space,” Ausdenmoore said. “By making installation faster, easier and safer, we increase profitability for residential electrical contractors.”SENTRICITY MCBs, AFCIs and GFCIs feature IP20 finger-safe and fail-safe terminals up to 70 amps, which reduce the chance of inadvertent shock, while helping to ensure that wiring is fed properly into the terminal. MCBs, AFCIs and GFCIs also feature captive terminal screws that prevent the screws from backing or falling out. Backed out terminal screws are also featured with MCBs, AFCIs and GFCIs, as well as neutral bars and ground bars, which eliminate up to 50 percent of the work required to terminate wires. The ground bars on the main lug units are installed at the factory, which further contributes to time saved when installing the equipment. ABB SENTRICITY for industrial-quality circuit protection for homes
Additional product features include both aesthetic and expandable design. The cover is flat, making it easily concealed, and features holding tabs that enable hands-free installation of the cover screws. Unique diamond-shaped knockouts on the top and bottom enable easy removal from inside of the load center for future circuit additions. SENTRICITY Load Centers and Circuit Breakers are part of a comprehensive line of circuit protection solutions available from ABB that range from low-voltage products and systems for residential applications to medium-voltage technology for utility, industrial and commercial applications.About ABB
ABB is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees. www.abb.com
For more information please contact:

Kurt Andersen
Harris, Baio & McCullough
Phone: (215) 440-9800
email: [email protected]

Harry Hurst
Harris, Baio & McCullough
Phone: (610) 725-9600
email: [email protected]

Lynette A. Jackson
Head of Communications
Electrification Products Division
Affolternstrasse 44, P.O. Box
CH-8050 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: 41 (0)43 317 54 04
E-Mail: [email protected]

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ABB Ability™ Electrical Distribution Control System US launch for cloud-based energy management

The ABB Ability™ solution delivers operating cost reduction of up to 30%

HOUSTON, Texas, March 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABB Ability™ Electrical Distribution Control System, a breakthrough innovation for cloud-based energy management, remote supervision and diagnostics has been introduced in the US market by the innovative technology leader ABB. The system connects a facility’s electrical equipment with the Internet of Things and leverages ABB circuit breaker’s built-in sensing and connectivity to provide the information and control functions to reduce total operating costs by up to 30 percent.
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/e4c1500b-c669-4842-ab77-53fce392b3c8 ABB Ability™ is a range of solutions that are digital and connected to allow ABB to support customers and optimize their assets. The ABB Ability™ Electrical Distribution Control System was launched in Europe in 2016. Giampiero Frisio, Managing Director of ABB’s Protection and Connection business, said: “We launched the first ever circuit breaker with intelligent energy management, the ABB Emax 2, four years ago and we continue to innovate to ensure our customers benefit from cutting edge technology.  We have now certified the system for the US market and know that our customers here will benefit from gaining intelligence about their electrical system so that they can maximize energy savings, productivity and safety.” ABB Ability™ Electrical Distribution Control System has a cloud-based platform that processes data from the site’s electrical equipment to deliver analysis and make recommendations to optimize the performance of the electrical system. It enables the remote monitoring of plants, their energy consumption and costs at a glance to make it easier and faster to implement energy management strategies. Giampiero added: “Having the right energy management strategy in place can reduce peak power consumption and deliver savings on electricity bills of up to 20 percent, depending on local tariffs. An additional 10 percent savings are possible through efficiency improvement actions, enabled monitoring of energy demands and costs.  “The solution is also scalable, to date we have linked to the cloud via our intelligent circuit breakers, but this could also be done in smaller buildings, including homes, by linking to the cloud from a miniature circuit breaker, for instance. This system can support remote monitoring and energy management in any electrical system.” ABB Ability™ Electrical Distribution control system provides direct supervision of electrical assets and reporting functions. With alerts, immediate access to documentation and the remote diagnosis of devices, maintenance becomes simpler. When necessary, facility managers can take corrective action in a matter of minutes. The solution has demonstrated benefits for customers in a range of applications across Europe and the Middle East. A water treatment facility in Italy, Consorzio di Bonifica Veronese confirmed a reduction in maintenance time of 40 percent and total operating costs down by a third. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), a major utility customer in the United Arab Emirates is using ABB Ability™ Electrical Distribution Control System to manage one of the largest rooftop solar installation of the region. Additionally, there are installations in a paper mill, in several factories and office buildings. The system can also support energy efficiency, asset management and cost reduction in shopping malls, events arenas and power plants. ABB (ABB:) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a more than 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees. www.abb.com.  

For more information please contact:

Lynette A. Jackson
Head of Communications
Electrification Products Division
Affolternstrasse 44, P.O. Box
CH-8050 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: 41 (0)43 317 54 04
E-Mail: [email protected]

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ABB unveils $60 million technology investment for US market

HOUSTON, Texas, March 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABB today unveiled its latest electrical innovations for the US market, resulting from research and development, and operational investments of more than $60 million. The investments for power distribution and protection, and residential circuit protection, complete ABB's portfolio extending its broad range of installation products from Thomas & Betts, the business ABB acquired in 2012.  A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/920815a9-fa89-4b92-a2b5-ec1a3c3dfc17 This builds on the $10 million investment to localize production in Senatobia, Mississippi, for a range of electrical components and systems previously manufactured overseas. The new 85,000 square foot manufacturing plant, which opened in October 2016 currently employs over 100 local employees with plans to increase to 300 in the next five years. In total, with additional investments in the sales team, logistics and other product development, ABB has invested more than $100 million in the US market alone, since its $3.9 billion purchase of Thomas & Betts.  "With the expansion of our portfolio, we continue to show our strong commitment to our US customers. ABB now has a complete offering of electrical solutions from a simple installation product such as a Ty-Rap™ through full electrical systems up to the medium-voltage substation," said Tarak Mehta, President of Electrification Products division. "We now have the most competitive and technically advanced range in our industry and will continue to invest in innovation and people to support our customers here."  Three main ranges have been launched, low-voltage power distribution solutions, residential load protection solutions and UPS and switching solutions.  Complementing the existing medium-voltage solutions, ABB has added ReliaGear® switchgear, motor control center, SafeT™ switchboard, SafeT panelboard and busway. These solutions will enable a safer and greener flow of electricity in data centers, advanced medical facilities, large hotel resorts, office towers or a sports stadium. Now ABB offers a complete portfolio of medium- and low-voltage solutions branded as ReliaGear for standard equipment and SafeGear for arc-resistant equipment.  In addition, SENTRICITY™ Load Centers and Circuit Breakers, a new residential solution, has been developed specifically for North America (NAM). The solution includes miniature circuit breakers (MCB), arc fault circuit interrupters/ground fault circuit interrupters (AFCI/GFCI), and surge protection devices (SPD). The solution protects people and equipment in the home.  "ABB is committed to bringing its reliable, smart, and green power products and solutions to the US market. We will continue to work to expand our portfolio here in the US in line with the increasing market demand," added Greg Scheu President of ABB in the Americas. "Investing in R&D and manufacturing strengthens our competitive position and enables us to improve the value we offer our customers. This latest investment makes ABB an even stronger force in the electrical industry."
For more information please contact:

Lynette A. Jackson
Head of Communications
Electrification Products Division
Affolternstrasse 44, P.O. Box
CH-8050 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: 41 (0)43 317 54 04
E-Mail: [email protected]

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PE Ratio 23.16
ABB's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 23.08 vs. ABB: 23.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ABB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.46  Med: 18.61 Max: 29.41
Current: 23.16
5.46
29.41
Forward PE Ratio 17.73
ABB's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 19.88 vs. ABB: 17.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
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PE Ratio without NRI 23.61
ABB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
53% of the 1431 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 23.21 vs. ABB: 23.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ABB' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.21  Med: 18.83 Max: 29.26
Current: 23.61
6.21
29.26
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 18.28
ABB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
67% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.73 vs. ABB: 18.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ABB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.75  Med: 16.5 Max: 52.56
Current: 18.28
6.75
52.56
PB Ratio 3.96
ABB's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. ABB: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ABB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 3.16 Max: 7.65
Current: 3.96
2.13
7.65
PS Ratio 1.55
ABB's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. ABB: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ABB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.42
Current: 1.55
0.74
2.42
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.00
ABB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. ABB: 20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ABB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.16  Med: 17.15 Max: 34.27
Current: 20
8.16
34.27
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.85
ABB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
53% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.85 vs. ABB: 14.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ABB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.13  Med: 12.71 Max: 25.31
Current: 14.85
6.13
25.31
EV-to-EBIT 15.33
ABB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.84 vs. ABB: 15.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ABB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 12.1 Max: 18.9
Current: 15.33
3.8
18.9
EV-to-EBITDA 11.74
ABB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
55% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.86 vs. ABB: 11.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ABB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 9.6 Max: 14.4
Current: 11.74
3.4
14.4
EV-to-Revenue 1.61
ABB's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
53% of the 1792 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. ABB: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ABB' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.3 Max: 2.3
Current: 1.61
0.6
2.3
Shiller PE Ratio 18.41
ABB's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 27.55 vs. ABB: 18.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ABB' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.54  Med: 19.38 Max: 62.84
Current: 18.41
12.54
62.84
Current Ratio 1.45
ABB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1794 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ABB: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ABB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.44 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.45
1
1.77
Quick Ratio 1.13
ABB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1793 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. ABB: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ABB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.44
Current: 1.13
0.84
1.44
Days Inventory 74.04
ABB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 1751 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 97.63 vs. ABB: 74.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ABB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.14  Med: 76.54 Max: 84.66
Current: 74.04
68.14
84.66
Days Sales Outstanding 109.51
ABB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 1401 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 78.95 vs. ABB: 109.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ABB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 70.7  Med: 77.54 Max: 115.2
Current: 109.51
70.7
115.2
Days Payable 73.80
ABB's Days Payable is ranked higher than
52% of the 1373 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 65.11 vs. ABB: 73.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ABB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.78  Med: 65.5 Max: 113.48
Current: 73.8
60.78
113.48

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.09
ABB's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1852 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. ABB: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ABB' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 3.04 Max: 6.9
Current: 3.09
0.47
6.9
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.47
ABB's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. ABB: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ABB' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.47
0.14
1.47
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 5.90
ABB's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. ABB: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ABB' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.1 Max: 57
Current: 5.9
0
57
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.10
ABB's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1764 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. ABB: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.39
ABB's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
74% of the 2255 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. ABB: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ABB' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 3.34 Max: 7.58
Current: 3.39
0.52
7.58
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.40
ABB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1006 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. ABB: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ABB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23  Med: -0.3 Max: 36.8
Current: 2.4
-23
36.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 30.16
ABB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 1640 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. ABB: 30.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ABB' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 12.84 Max: 106.78
Current: 30.16
3.85
106.78
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.49
ABB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. ABB: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ABB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.27 Max: 4.62
Current: 1.49
0.94
4.62
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.17
ABB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. ABB: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ABB' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.62
Current: 1.17
0.09
1.62
Price-to-Graham-Number 5.61
ABB's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
85% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. ABB: 5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ABB' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.35 Max: 10
Current: 5.61
1.39
10
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.50
ABB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 1820 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. ABB: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ABB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 8.3 Max: 26.4
Current: 6.5
5.3
26.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 1.18
ABB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. ABB: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ABB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 6.5 Max: 84.5
Current: 1.18
0.5
84.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $33,556.00
EPS (TTM) $ 1.05
Beta1.17
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $20.26 - 25.83
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,134.00 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 34,530 36,424 38,153
EPS ($) 1.17 1.36 1.57
EPS without NRI ($) 1.17 1.36 1.57
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
11.46%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.78 0.84 0.89
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