Why ABB Is Poised to Outperform
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Swiss electrical-engineering giant ABB has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at ABB and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Zurich, Switzerland (1883)
Heavy electrical equipment
CEO Joseph Hogan
CFO Erik Elzvik
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$4.7 billion/$8.1 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 1,771 members who have rated ABB believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
ABB is another great play on a Eurozone recovery. Whether that recovery has begun already is definitely arguable, but whether it will happen is not. The company has made lots of acquisitions in recent years and is doing a good job of positioning itself for long-term growth.
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