ABB Posts Downbeat Q4 Net Profit
ABB Ltd (NYSE: ABB) posted an increase in its fourth quarter net profit.
ABB's quarterly net profit surged to $830 million, versus $700 million in the year-ago period, versus analysts' estimates of $941 million. Its orders surged 16% to $10.16 billion.
ABB's sales gained 15% to $10.57 billion versus $9.18 billion, beating analysts' estimates of $10.27 billion. Its earnings before interest and taxes jumped 15% to $1.12 billion.
ABB shares dropped 4.94% to $20.60 in pre-market trading.
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