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Dividend Stock Idea of the Day – ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB)

Dividend Stock Ideas by Dividend Yields – Stock, Capital Investment. Our Dividend Idea of the day is the Swiss based engineering conglomerate ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB). The current dividend yield amounts to 2.66 percent.

ABB Ltd (ABB) is engaged in power and automation technologies. The Company provides a range of products, systems, solutions and services. Its power businesses focus on power transmission, distribution and power-plant automation and serve electric, gas and water utilities, as well as industrial and commercial customers. It operates in approximately 100 countries and has structured its global organization into four regions: Europe, the Americas, Asia, and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). During the year ended December 31, 2010, business consisted of five divisions: Power Products, Power Systems, Discrete Automation and Motion, Low Voltage Products and Process Automation. In June 2010, the Company acquired Ventyx Inc., Ventyx Software Inc. and Ventyx Dutch Holding B.V. In January 2011, the Company acquired Baldor Electric Company (Baldor). In May 2011, it purchased a controlling interest in United States-based Validus DC Systems. (More on Reuters).

Here are some Fundamental Figures:
Sales
33.06 Bil
Income
2.74 Bil
Net Profit Margin
8.86%
Return on Equity
18.30%
Debt/Equity Ratio
0.14
Revenue/Share
14.44
Earnings/Share
1.2
Book Value/Share
7
Dividend Rate
0.68
Payout Ratio
41.00%



Here are some Pricing Figures:
Price/Earnings
21.4
Price/Book
3.7
Price/Sales
1.8
Price/Cash Flow
14.9
Dividend Yield %
2.75
Forward Price/Earnings
14.1
PEG Ratio
8.1
PEG Payback (Yrs)
11.7



Here are some Trading Figures:
Last Price
25.68
52-Wk High
27.58
52-Wk Low
17.2
Volume
 NA
Avg Daily Vol (13 Wks)
 2.74 Mil
50-Day Moving Average
25.78
200-Day Moving Average
23.13
Volatility (beta)
1.5


Sales and Income Figures of ABB Ltd. (Click to enlarge)

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