ABB Dividend yield

 Price  33.69
 Dividend  0.84
 Earnings  1.41
 Cash-flow  0.66
 Book value  6.36
 Equity  6.98

ABB is part of Industrial Engineering business, which is part of Industrials industry. ABB is a company from Switzerland, and his stocks are publicly traded.

ABB stock dividend

ABB paid a total dividend of 1,564 million CHF last year, for a market value of 62,731 millions (Market Cap 50,347 millions). ABB dividend per share is 0.84 CHF, and his stock market price 33.69 CHF.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, ABB has a dividend yield of 2.49%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Switzerland. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare ABB stocks dividend with other Industrial Engineering companies or other of the high Switzerland dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of ABB

ABB Dividend Payout

About the ability of ABB to maintain his current dividend of CHF 0.84 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.49%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). ABB payout on ernings is currently 59.57%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.34% and 37.26% respectively. Both figures show that ABB can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of ABB is CHF 0.66 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of CHF 0.84, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of ABB, compared againt world market average, Switzerland companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Engineering sector companies.

ABB payout

ABB Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of ABB's dividend stock, both in percentage and in CHF, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  CHF  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of ABB dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Switzerland stocks and that of the Industrial Engineering stocks.

ABB stock dividend history

ABB Stock performance

Finally, last moth ABB showed a return of -3.40% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 28.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Switzerland and Industrial Engineering firms.

ABB stock and market return