ABB Limited operates in the Switchgear and switchboard apparatus sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares ABB Limited with three other
power transmission equipment manufacturers in Europe:
Smiths Group PLC
of the United Kingdom
sales of £3.28 billion [US$4.25 billion]
of which 29%
was Smith Medical),
AQ Group AB
(4.02 billion Swedish Kronor [US$442.69 million]
of which 78%
was Components), and
Bavaria Industries Group AG
based in Germany
(504.52 million Euro [US$572.02 million]
ABB Limited reported sales of 33.50 billion Swiss Francs (US$33.30 billion)
December of 2017.
decrease of 0.5%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were 33.65 billion Swiss Francs.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, ABB Limited had sales
of 36.53 billion Swiss Francs.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 5.6% decline
in Power Grids, from 10.29 billion Swiss Francs to 9.71 billion Swiss Francs.
There were also decreases in sales in
Robotics and Motion (down 4.3% to 7.73 billion Swiss Francs)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Electrification Products (up 8.8% to 9.40 billion Swiss Francs)
Industrial Automation (up 3.4% to 6.59 billion Swiss Francs)
Corporate/other (up 253.0% to 205.90 million Swiss Francs)