ABB Ltd Free Cash Flow

Free Cash Flow of ABB for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Free Cash Flow growth rates and interactive chart. Free cash flowis calculated as operating cash flow minus of capital expenditures. Interest payments are excluded from the generally accepted definition of free cash flow. Free cash flow is the cash flow available to all the investors in a company, including common stockholders, preferred shareholders, and lenders. Some investors prefer FCF or FCF per share over earnings and earnings per share as a measure of profitability. However, because FCF accounts for investments in property, plant, and equipment it can be lumpy over time. Free cash flow is usually used in discounted cash flow models to determine a company's intrinsic value.


Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Free Cash Flow for the quarter ending December 30, 2019 was $1.69 Billion (a 218.64% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Free Cash Flow decreased by -507.71%
  • Annual Free Cash Flow for 2019 was $1.65 Billion (a -26.03% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Free Cash Flow for 2018 was $2.22 Billion (a -28.44% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Free Cash Flow for 2017 was $3.11 Billion (a 1.14% increase from previous year)
  • Twelve month Free Cash Flow ending December 30, 2019 was $1.65 Billion (a 2.3% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing Free Cash Flow decreased by -34.04% year-over-year
Trailing Free Cash Flow for the last four month:
30 Dec '19 29 Sep '19 29 Jun '19 30 Mar '19
$1.65 Billion $1.61 Billion $1.46 Billion $2.49 Billion
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Historical Free Cash Flow of ABB Ltd

Most recent Free Cash Flowof ABB including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Free Cash Flow of ABB Ltd

ABB Ltd Free Cash Flow for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

(All values are in $ million)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 $1,692.0 $531.0 $-163.0 $-415.0 $1,645.0
2018 $1,655.0 $380.0 $874.0 $-685.0 $2,224.0
2017 $2,337.0 $182.0 $252.0 $337.0 $3,108.0
2016 $1,138.0 $921.0 $920.0 $94.0 $3,073.0
2015 $1,689.0 $1,004.0 $440.0 $-123.0 $3,010.0
2014 $1,456.0 $951.0 $683.0 $-238.0 $2,852.0
2013 $1,758.0 $1,001.0 $307.0 $-439.0 $2,627.0
2012 $2,023.0 $466.0 $295.0 $-258.0 $2,526.0
2011 $1,263.0 $586.0 $696.0 $103.0 $2,648.0
2010 $1,321.0 $1,216.0 $527.0 $293.0 $3,357.0
2009 $1,453.0 $1,071.0 $853.0 $-281.0 $3,096.0

Business Profile of ABB Ltd

Sector: Industrial Products
Industry: Machinery Elec
ABB Ltd manufactures and sells electrification, industrial automation, and robotics and motion products for customers in utilities, industry and transport, and infrastructure worldwide. Its Electrification Products segment provides electric vehicle charging infrastructure, solar power solutions, modular substation packages, distribution automation products, switchboard and panel boards, switchgears, UPS solutions, circuit breakers, measuring and sensing devices, control products, wiring accessories, enclosures and cabling systems, and intelligent home and building solutions. This segment serves building, data center, rail, wind and solar, distribution utilities, food and beverage, marine, e-mobility, and oil and gas industries. The company's Robotics and Motion segment offers robotics, motors, generators, drives, wind converters, components and systems for railways and related services, and digital solutions for applications in industries, transportation and infrastructure, and utilities. This segment serves machinery manufacturers, process industries, hybrid and batch manufacturers, transportation equipment manufacturers, discrete manufacturing companies, utilities, and customers in the automotive industry. Its Industrial Automation segment provides process and discrete control solutions, advanced process control software and manufacturing execution systems, sensing, measurement and analytical instrumentation and solutions, electric ship propulsion systems, machine and factory automation solutions, and turbochargers, as well as remote monitoring, preventive maintenance, and cybersecurity services. This segment serves companies in the oil and gas, minerals and mining, metals, pulp and paper, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, power generation, and marine industries. ABB Ltd has a strategic collaboration with IBM. ABB Ltd was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.