ABB Ltd. (ABBN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2016 |    No of Pages: 85 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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ABB Ltd. (ABBN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies A brief summary of the executives employment history.
- Key operational heads A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

ABB Ltd. (ABB) is a provider of power and automation technologies. The company provides solutions for secure, energy-efficient generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and for increasing productivity in industrial, commercial and utility operations. ABBs product and service portfolio includes switches, sockets, robots, large transformers, control systems, engineering, and consulting and installation, and commissioning that help manage the entire power network and factories. It also has a presence in renewable energy value chain. The company has operations in Europe, North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa through its wholly and partially owned subsidiaries. ABB is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

ABB Ltd. Key Recent Developments

Jul 27, 2016: ABBs innovative flexible power link solution to support ‘smart network in the UK
Jul 26, 2016: Lumax Energy equips ABB headquarters with Renusol mounting solution for solar microgrid installation
Jul 26, 2016: Solar Impulse proves innovation, technology and pioneering mindset can address global challenges
Jul 25, 2016: ABB wins $40 million transformer orders to extend and upgrade the Polish grid
Jul 21, 2016: ABB: Solid Progress on Profitability

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
ABB Ltd. - Key Facts 6
ABB Ltd. - Key Employees 7
ABB Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies 8
ABB Ltd. - Major Products and Services 9
ABB Ltd. - History 11
ABB Ltd. - Company Statement 41
ABB Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 44
Head Office 44
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 44
Joint Venture 49
Section 2 Company Analysis 50
ABB Ltd. - Business Description 50
ABB Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 52
ABB Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 53
SWOT Analysis - Overview 53
ABB Ltd. - Strengths 53
Strength - Diverse Applications and Markets 53
Strength - Technological Expertise 53
ABB Ltd. - Weaknesses 54
Weakness - Business Performance: Power Products 54
Weakness - Business Performance: Discrete Automation and Motion 54
Weakness - Decline in Net Working Capital 54
ABB Ltd. - Opportunities 55
Opportunity - Process Automation Services 55
Opportunity - Business Initiatives 55
Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Renewable Energy Sources 55
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Biopower: Switzerland 55
Opportunity - Positive Outlook For Wind Power: Switzerland 55
ABB Ltd. - Threats 57
Threat - Increasing Raw Material Costs 57
Threat - Intense Competition 57
Threat - Technological Changes in End Use Markets 57
ABB Ltd. - Key Competitors 58
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 59
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 59
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 60
Performance Chart 62
Financial Performance 62
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 63
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 64
Section 4 company's Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 65
ABB Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 65
ABB Ltd., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 66
ABB Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 67
Section 5 company's Recent Developments 68
Jul 27, 2016: ABBs innovative flexible power link solution to support ‘smart network in the UK 68
Jul 26, 2016: Lumax Energy equips ABB headquarters with Renusol mounting solution for solar microgrid installation 69
Jul 26, 2016: Solar Impulse proves innovation, technology and pioneering mindset can address global challenges 70
Jul 25, 2016: ABB wins $40 million transformer orders to extend and upgrade the Polish grid 71
Jul 21, 2016: ABB: Solid Progress on Profitability 72
Jul 19, 2016: ABB wins orders of over $300 million for worlds first 1,100 kV UHVDC power link in China 76
Jul 14, 2016: ABB wins $30 million order to strengthen Norwegian grid 77
Jul 14, 2016: ABB Wins First Commercial Order for Breakthrough 15-Second Flash Charging Technology to Enable Emission-Free Public Transport in Geneva 78
Jul 13, 2016: ABB to support power reliability in Vietnam 79
Jul 08, 2016: ABB completes HVDC system upgrade, delivering clean, reliable hydropower from Canada to US 80
Section 6 Appendix 81
Methodology 81
Ratio Definitions 81
About GlobalData 85
Contact Us 85
Disclaimer 85

List of Tables
ABB Ltd., Key Facts 6
ABB Ltd., Key Employees 7
ABB Ltd., Key Employee Biographies 8
ABB Ltd., Major Products and Services 9
ABB Ltd., History 11
ABB Ltd., Other Locations 44
ABB Ltd., Subsidiaries 45
ABB Ltd., Joint Venture 49
ABB Ltd., Key Competitors 58
ABB Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 59
ABB Ltd., Annual Ratios 60
ABB Ltd., Interim Ratios 63
ABB Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 65
ABB Ltd., Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 66
ABB Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 67
Currency Codes 81
Capital Market Ratios 81
Equity Ratios 82
Profitability Ratios 82
Cost Ratios 83
Liquidity Ratios 83
Leverage Ratios 84
Efficiency Ratios 84

List of Figures
ABB Ltd., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 62
ABB Ltd., Ratio Charts 64
ABB Ltd., Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 65
ABB Ltd., Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 66


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