|Bid||19.48 x 900|
|Ask||19.49 x 900|
|Day's Range||19.18 - 19.54|
|52 Week Range||18.05 - 24.72|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.08|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||19.12|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.83 (4.29%)|
|1y Target Est||22.41|
Industrial robots have spread from automotive factories into industries such as food production and electronics manufacturing. Shipments of such robots rose 7% last year in North America.
According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following stocks have high dividend yields but performed poorly over the last 12 months. AllianceBernstein Holding LP's (AB) dividend yield is 9.07% with a payout ratio of 115%. Over the last 52 weeks, the share price has risen 10%.
ABB's revenues rise year over year in Q4 courtesy of the Robotics and Motion segment's robust performance and the Electrification Products segment's solid momentum.
The company also announced a partnership with Dassault Systemes, which increases its exposure to higher-value industrial automation software with an offering more in line with that of Siemens and Schneider Electric. The robotics division came in with better growth than we expected, up 11% for the fourth quarter and 8% for the year, about 200 basis points above our 6% forecast. The industrial automation division (process automation) posted just 1% growth, about half of what we expected.
Ltd. (ABBN.EB) said Thursday that earnings fell in the fourth quarter despite orders rising across all divisions and regions. The Swiss engineering group said net profit for the October-to-December period fell to $317 million from $393 million a year earlier. ABB said profitability was hit by higher costs and charges from legacy operations as well as the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions.
Robot stocks are positioned to keep leading the market thanks to new applications, new software and an advancement of connected technologies.
ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer and HPE CEO Antonio Neri kick off three days of exciting and high-profile keynotes featuring ABB Executive Committee members, Futurist Tony Seba, top executives from ABB, BP, ...
ABB’s digital transformation could accelerate revenue and earnings growth and enhance shareholder returns. And you can collect a 4.2% yield while you wait.
“We bought six companies in the last two years in robotics and will acquire more,” the newspaper cited the 54-year-old CEO as saying. The executive, who in December told Bloomberg he had the “financial horsepower” for more deals, reiterated plans to bolster the company’s electrification arm in Latin America, southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
Ltd. is putting more power in the hands of its business leaders and reducing head count at its corporate office in a bid to boost its profit margin and cut $500 million a year in costs. ABB also announced it would scrap country and regional structures across its remaining business lines—electrification, industrial automation, robotics and discrete automation and motion. As part of the restructuring, the Swiss conglomerate gave business unit leaders ownership of products, functions, research and technology and territories.
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Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") today changed the outlook on the A2 long-term issuer rating of ABB Ltd. (ABB) to negative from stable. At the same time, Moody's affirmed ABB's A2 long-term issuer rating, the P-1 short-term issuer rating and the A2 rated debt instruments. A full list of affected ratings can be found at the end of this press release.
Japanese companies have embarked on the biggest overseas acquisition spree in more than 20 years, echoing the deal boom of the 1980s as they race to buy growth to offset a shrinking domestic market and ageing workforce. Corporate Japan splashed out nearly $180bn on 621 outbound deals so far this year, compared with 685 deals with a total value of almost $80bn for the whole of 2017, according to financial data provider Dealogic. Hitachi (HTHIY) added another $6.4bn to Japan’s tally of deals on Monday after it bought an 80.1% stake in the power grids division of its Swiss-Swedish rival ABB (ABB) .
ABB intends to grow on the back of stellar sales, acquisitions and the Power Grids divestiture. However, material cost inflation remains a major drag.
The divestment of ABB's Power Grids business will enable it to focus more on its core businesses and technologies such as artificial intelligence.
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