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ABB Ltd

$ 18.62 -0.35 (-1.82%)
Volume: 983,236 Avg Vol (1m): 2,175,463
Market Cap $: 39.62 Bil Enterprise Value $: 45.14 Bil
P/E (TTM): 21.84 P/B: 2.79
Earnings Power Value -27.61
Net Current Asset Value -4.27
Tangible Book 0.55
Projected FCF 17.11
Median P/S Value 15.54
Graham Number 3.25
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 6/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.42
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
67.26% of 1955 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 18748.75, Med: 0.88, Min: 0.01
ABB: 0.42
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.37, Med: 0.79, Max: 4.15
Current: 0.42
0.37
4.15
Equity-to-Asset 0.32
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
82.11% of 1934 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 2.87, Med: 0.52, Min: -71.16
ABB: 0.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.03, Med: 0.34, Max: 0.42
Current: 0.32
0.03
0.42
Debt-to-Equity 0.59
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
69.92% of 1569 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 68.65, Med: 0.39, Min: 0.01
ABB: 0.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.15, Med: 0.55, Max: 8.19
Current: 0.59
0.15
8.19
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.96
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
51.37% of 1536 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 919.63, Med: 2.08, Min: 0.01
ABB: 2.96
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.47, Med: 1.56, Max: 2.96
Current: 2.96
0.47
2.96
Interest Coverage 8.26
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
55.70% of 1675 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 23895183, Med: 13.91, Min: 0.01
ABB: 8.26
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.02, Med: 11.19, Max: 32.49
Current: 8.26
8.02
32.49
Piotroski F-Score 7
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6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 2.25
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.69
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 6.92%
WACC 5.88%

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 6.89
Operating Margin ranked higher than
61.72% of 1954 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 13338.71, Med: 6.99, Min: -25375
ABB: 6.89
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.89, Med: 9.87, Max: 12.98
Current: 6.89
6.89
12.98
Net Margin % 8.27
Net Margin ranked higher than
58.03% of 1954 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 8021.23, Med: 4.94, Min: -31862.5
ABB: 8.27
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.45, Med: 7.74, Max: 9.12
Current: 8.27
5.45
9.12
ROE % 15.46
ROE ranked higher than
79.02% of 1921 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 4655.61, Med: 7.64, Min: -11407.44
ABB: 15.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.71, Med: 15.5, Max: 22.19
Current: 15.46
12.71
22.19
ROA % 4.81
ROA ranked higher than
60.06% of 1978 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 2479.63, Med: 3.84, Min: -1188916.67
ABB: 4.81
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.53, Med: 5.75, Max: 8.19
Current: 4.81
4.53
8.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 39.20
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
89.14% of 1971 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 239329.21, Med: 12.65, Min: -146437.5
ABB: 39.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 39.2, Med: 73.39, Max: 105.97
Current: 39.2
39.2
105.97
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate -8.10
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
70.84% of 1859 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 507.7, Med: 3.1, Min: -100
ABB: -6.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -23.1, Med: -2.6, Max: 46.1
Current: -6.8
-23.1
46.1
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -8.50
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
66.77% of 1682 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 353.1, Med: 4.3, Min: -1168.5
ABB: -7.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -21.2, Med: -1.1, Max: 25.3
Current: -7.2
-21.2
25.3
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate -6.70
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
61.64% of 1525 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 447, Med: 5.3, Min: -405.7
ABB: -6.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: -6.2, Max: 220.8
Current: -6.7
0
220.8

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Business Description

Industry Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials    NAICS : 335999    SIC : 3613
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Address Affolternstrasse 44, Zurich, CHE, 8050
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.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 19.18
PE Ratio ranked lower than
55.03% of 1590 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 5225, Med: 17.65, Min: 0.05
ABB: 19.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.46, Med: 18.89, Max: 28.89
Current: 19.18
5.46
28.89
Forward PE Ratio 18.98
Forward P/E ranked higher than
62.45% of 253 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 2500, Med: 15.06, Min: 4.15
ABB: 18.98
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 21.84
PE without NRI ranked lower than
55.99% of 1570 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 5225, Med: 17.66, Min: 0.06
ABB: 21.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.21, Med: 19.16, Max: 29.26
Current: 21.84
6.21
29.26
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 13.43
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked higher than
51.91% of 888 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 4763.33, Med: 21.25, Min: 0.01
ABB: 13.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.75, Med: 16.3, Max: 30.93
Current: 13.43
6.75
30.93
PB Ratio 2.79
PB Ratio ranked lower than
79.78% of 1944 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 525, Med: 1.54, Min: 0.02
ABB: 2.79
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.13, Med: 3.1, Max: 5.78
Current: 2.79
2.13
5.78
PS Ratio 1.58
PS Ratio ranked lower than
53.70% of 1948 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 1900, Med: 1.07, Min: 0.01
ABB: 1.58
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.74, Med: 1.33, Max: 2.37
Current: 1.58
0.74
2.37
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 16.85
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
52.03% of 738 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 5820, Med: 21.23, Min: 0.02
ABB: 16.85
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.16, Med: 17.09, Max: 26.17
Current: 16.85
8.16
26.17
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.91
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
52.12% of 1086 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 3375, Med: 15.29, Min: 0.01
ABB: 12.91
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.13, Med: 12.68, Max: 19.2
Current: 12.91
6.13
19.2
EV-to-EBIT 22.70
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
51.12% of 1647 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 13326.84, Med: 13.68, Min: 0.08
ABB: 22.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.9, Med: 12.3, Max: 29.6
Current: 22.7
3.9
29.6
EV-to-EBITDA 16.01
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
52.32% of 1724 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 1187.9, Med: 11.03, Min: 0.1
ABB: 16.01
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.5, Med: 9.7, Max: 21.1
Current: 16.01
3.5
21.1
EV-to-Revenue 1.80
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
55.19% of 1957 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 5753.25, Med: 1.22, Min: 0.01
ABB: 1.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.6, Med: 1.3, Max: 2.5
Current: 1.8
0.6
2.5
Shiller PE Ratio 16.20
Shiller PE Ratio ranked higher than
64.21% of 732 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 400.99, Med: 21.39, Min: 0.06
ABB: 16.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.54, Med: 18.93, Max: 62.84
Current: 16.2
12.54
62.84
Current Ratio 1.23
Current Ratio ranked lower than
81.66% of 1930 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 170.17, Med: 1.8, Min: 0.01
ABB: 1.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1, Med: 1.39, Max: 1.77
Current: 1.23
1
1.77
Quick Ratio 0.98
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
74.60% of 1929 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 170.17, Med: 1.25, Min: -6.16
ABB: 0.98
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.84, Med: 1.1, Max: 1.44
Current: 0.98
0.84
1.44
Days Inventory 107.17
Days Inventory ranked higher than
61.08% of 1909 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 921.12, Med: 97.47, Min: 0.02
ABB: 107.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 69.36, Med: 77.34, Max: 107.17
Current: 107.17
69.36
107.17
Days Sales Outstanding 93.09
Days Sales Outstanding ranked lower than
55.27% of 1925 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 870.82, Med: 83.11, Min: 0.05
ABB: 93.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 70.7, Med: 75.43, Max: 106.78
Current: 93.09
70.7
106.78
Days Payable 84.84
Days Payable ranked higher than
56.84% of 1879 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 894.15, Med: 74.81, Min: 0.05
ABB: 84.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 60.78, Med: 65.5, Max: 93.29
Current: 84.84
60.78
93.29

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 4.32
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked higher than
86.72% of 1980 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 23.04, Med: 1.98, Min: 0.02
ABB: 4.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.97, Med: 3.21, Max: 7.04
Current: 4.32
1.97
7.04
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 11.70
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked lower than
62.63% of 899 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 229.2, Med: 6.3, Min: -100
ABB: 11.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: -0.8, Max: 57
Current: 11.7
0
57
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.24
Forward Dividend Yield ranked higher than
83.46% of 1929 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 84.66, Med: 2.2, Min: 0.02
ABB: 4.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 5.13
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked higher than
78.22% of 1938 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 92.13, Med: 2.46, Min: 0.01
ABB: 5.13
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.39, Med: 3.89, Max: 8.52
Current: 5.13
2.39
8.52
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 0.80
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
93.28% of 1160 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 100, Med: -3.2, Min: -565.3
ABB: 0.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -23, Med: 0.5, Max: 36.8
Current: 0.8
-23
36.8

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 33.82
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
100.00% of 1900 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 10434.71, Med: 1.77, Min: 0.02
ABB: 33.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.85, Med: 13.94, Max: 128.02
Current: 33.82
3.85
128.02
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.09
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
53.40% of 1075 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 426, Med: 1.25, Min: 0.03
ABB: 1.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.94, Med: 1.29, Max: 4.62
Current: 1.09
0.94
4.62
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.20
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
50.66% of 1826 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 938.75, Med: 0.9, Min: 0.01
ABB: 1.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.07, Med: 0.96, Max: 1.71
Current: 1.2
0.07
1.71
Price-to-Graham-Number 5.72
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
100.00% of 1478 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 110.19, Med: 1.26, Min: 0.02
ABB: 5.72
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.39, Med: 3.38, Max: 11.29
Current: 5.72
1.39
11.29
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
58.33% of 2018 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 1250, Med: 5.81, Min: -5000
ABB: 4.42
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.4, Med: 8.15, Max: 25.7
Current: 4.42
3.4
25.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -6.38
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
55.18% of 1227 companies
in the Diversified Industrials industry.
Industry Max: 3279.49, Med: 6.3, Min: -6478.15
ABB: -6.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -7.7, Med: 5, Max: 27.2
Current: -6.38
-7.7
27.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 25,882
EPS (TTM) $ 1
Beta 1.09
Volatility % 21.9
52-Week Range $ 18.05 - 24.72
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 2,131.96

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 7
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y