ABB among highest dividend stocks in Switzerland

Huge dividend ABB

Investors in ABB can expect a huge dividend payment. Based on the recent analysts' consensus the stock now has one of the highest dividend returns of the Swiss market. For this year most of the analysts expect a dividend of 0,82 cents per share. ABB's dividend yield thus equals 4,01 percent. The average dividend yield of the semiconductor companies is a low 0,5 percent.

Dividend returns ABB

Tomorrow the Swiss ABB will report its past quarters results. Over the current book year the total revenue will be 36,74 billion CHF (consensus estimates). This is slightly more than 2017's revenue of 34,31 billion CHF.

Historical revenues and results ABB plus estimates 2018

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The analysts expect for 2018 a net profit of 2,88 billion CHF. The majority of the analysts expects for this year a profit per share of 1,33 CHF. The price/earnings-ratio is then 15,38.

Newest target prices around 20 CHF

RBC Capital Markets, JP Morgan and UBS recently provided recommendations for the stock.

Based on the current number of shares ABB's market capitalization equals 43,76 billion CHF. The ABB stock was the past 12 months quite unstable. Since last February the stock is 9 percent lower. This year the stock price moved between 18 and 25 CHF. Since 2008 the stock price is almost 51 percent higher.

At 9.33 the stock trades 0,49 percent lower at 20,46 CHF.

Historical stock prices ABB

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