Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of ABB (NYSE:ABB) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Monday morning.
ABB has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Jefferies Group set a $20.00 price objective on shares of ABB and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a neutral rating on shares of ABB in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of ABB from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. Robert W. Baird reissued a buy rating and set a $29.00 target price on shares of ABB in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of ABB from a neutral rating to a conviction-buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $24.50.
Shares of ABB (NYSE:ABB) traded up $0.07 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $25.73. 2,311,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,918,813. ABB has a 1-year low of $20.80 and a 1-year high of $26.48. The stock has a market cap of $55,634.68, a PE ratio of 20.53, a P/E/G ratio of 3.34 and a beta of 1.05. The company has a quick ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48.
ABB (NYSE:ABB) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The industrial products company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $8.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $8.55 billion. ABB had a net margin of 6.79% and a return on equity of 18.65%. The business’s revenue was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.32 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that ABB will post 1.24 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ABB. Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. acquired a new position in shares of ABB in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $113,000. Mountain Capital Investment Advisors Inc purchased a new stake in ABB in the 2nd quarter worth about $120,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC lifted its stake in ABB by 296.7% in the 2nd quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 4,800 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $120,000 after acquiring an additional 3,590 shares in the last quarter. IFP Advisors Inc lifted its stake in ABB by 71.0% in the 2nd quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 6,552 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $163,000 after acquiring an additional 2,721 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Quantbot Technologies LP purchased a new stake in ABB in the 3rd quarter worth about $184,000. 4.76% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
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ABB Ltd (ABB) is a holding company. The Company’s segments include Electrification Products, Robotics and Motion, Industrial Automation, Power Grids, and Corporate and Other. It operates through four divisions: Electrification Products, Robotics and Motion, Industrial Automation and Power Grids. It is engaged in serving customers in utilities, industry and transport and infrastructure.
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