ABB Ltd (ADR) ($ABB) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name ABB Ltd (ADR)
Stock ticker ABB
Live stock price [stckqut]ABB[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair


Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Fair
P/E growth Fair
EBIT growth Fair


Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $23.57
Target stock price (averages with growth) $33.67
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $33.2
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $22.69

The following company description is from Google Finance:

ABB Ltd (ABB) is engaged in power and automation technologies committed to improving performance and lowering the environmental impact for utility and industry customers. The Company provides a broad range of products, systems, solutions and services that are designed to power grid reliability boost industrial productivity and enhance energy efficiency. The Company’s power businesses focus on power transmission, distribution and power-plant automation, and support electric, gas and water utilities, as well as industrial and commercial customers. Effective September 27, 2013, ABB Ltd acquired Baldor Electric India Pvt Ltd.


Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in ABB Ltd (ADR).

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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:

Stock price at the time of the calculation: $24.87

Growth: 0.09

Current EPS (TTM): $1.25

P/E: 19

Future EPS Calc: $1.92

Future Stock Price Calc: $36.54

Target stock price: $22.68

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