Skip to Content


Rating as of

Morningstar’s Analysis

Currency in USD
Is it the right time to buy or sell?
Find out with Morningstar Premium
Is it the right time to buy or sell?
Find out with Morningstar Premium

1-Star Price


5-Star Price


Economic Moat


Capital Allocation


Chinese Property Market Slowdown Is a Growing Risk for Elevator OEMs

Analyst Note

| Denise Molina, CFA |

Should the Chinese property market spiral into lower property prices and sales and a broader developer liquidity crunch as a result of Evergrande's potential collapse, we believe the near-term credit loss risk for European capital goods suppliers will be moderate and manageable. From a valuation standpoint, the greater risk is a step down in medium-term Chinese property market growth prospects if banks tighten lending to property developers. For now, however, we are making no changes to our ratings or valuations.

Read Full Analysis

Company Profile

Business Description

ABB is a global supplier of electrical equipment and automation products. Founded in the late 19th century, the company was created out of the merger of two old industrial companies--ASEA and BBC--and is now called Asea Brown Boveri Group, or ABB. The company is the number-one or number-two supplier in all of its core markets and the number-two robotic arm supplier globally. In automation, it offers a full suite of products for both discrete and process automation as well as industrial robotics.

Affolternstrasse 44
Zurich, 8050, Switzerland
T +41 433177111
Sector Industrials
Industry Electrical Equipment & Parts
Most Recent Earnings Jun 30, 2021
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2021
Stock Type
Employees 106,370