4. As of noon trading, ABB ( ABB) is down $0.33 (-1.4%) to $22.84 on average volume Thus far, 1.0 million shares of ABB exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.67-$22.93 after having opened the day at $22.69 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $23.17.

ABB Ltd provides power and automation technologies for utility and industrial customers worldwide. ABB has a market cap of $52.7 billion and is part of the industrial industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate ABB a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ABB as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full ABB Ratings Report now.

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