AbbVie Inc (ABBV) is a leading drug manufacturers-general business based in the US. AbbVie is listed on the NYSE and employs 47,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
|52-week range||$59.3753 - $113.1|
|50-day moving average||$106.9612|
|200-day moving average||$96.4776|
|Wall St. target price||$117.1|
|Dividend yield||$5.2 (4.69%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$4.572|
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Valuing AbbVie stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of AbbVie's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
AbbVie's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, AbbVie shares trade at around 24x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
However, AbbVie's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the drug manufacturers-general industry or those of similar companies.
AbbVie's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.2788. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into AbbVie's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
However, it's sensible to consider AbbVie's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.
AbbVie's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $18.4 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a AbbVie's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
To put AbbVie's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.
|Revenue TTM||$40.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||33.11%|
|Gross profit TTM||$25.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||8.05%|
|Return on equity TTM||209.12%|
|Market capitalisation||$195.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 13.3 million AbbVie shares held short by investors – that's known as AbbVie's "short interest". This figure is 0.5% up from 13.3 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting AbbVie shares can be evaluated.
AbbVie's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of AbbVie shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of AbbVie shares traded daily (recently around 7.1 million). AbbVie's SIR currently stands at 1.87. In other words for every 100,000 AbbVie shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1870 shares are currently held short.
To gain some more context, you can compare AbbVie's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.
However AbbVie's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of AbbVie shares, or, against the total number of tradable AbbVie shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case AbbVie's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 AbbVie shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0076% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable AbbVie shares, roughly 8 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against AbbVie.
Find out more about how you can short AbbVie stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like AbbVie.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 34.86
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and AbbVie's overall score of 34.86 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 66th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like AbbVie is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
To gain some more context, you can compare AbbVie's total ESG risk score against those of similar companies.
Environmental score: 4.96/100
AbbVie's environmental score of 4.96 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that AbbVie is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 22.65/100
AbbVie's social score of 22.65 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that AbbVie is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 16.25/100
AbbVie's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that AbbVie is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 3/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, AbbVie scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that AbbVie hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.
Wondering how that compares? Below are the controversy scores of similar companies.
|Total ESG score||34.86|
|Total ESG percentile||65.78|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||3|
Dividend payout ratio: 49.39% of net profits
Recently AbbVie has paid out, on average, around 49.39% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.69% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), AbbVie shareholders could enjoy a 4.69% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In AbbVie's case, that would currently equate to about $5.2 per share.
While AbbVie's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that AbbVie may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
AbbVie's most recent dividend payout was on 16 February 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
AbbVie's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.
Over the last 12 months, AbbVie's shares have ranged in value from as little as $59.3753 up to $113.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while AbbVie's is 0.8193. This would suggest that AbbVie's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
To put AbbVie's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.
AbbVie Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceuticals in the United States, Japan, Germany, Canada, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Brazil, and internationally. The company offers HUMIRA, a therapy administered as an injection for autoimmune and intestinal Behçet's diseases; SKYRIZI to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults; RINVOQ, a JAK inhibitor for the treatment of moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis in adult patients; IMBRUVICA to treat adult patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL), mantle cell lymphoma, waldenström's macroglobulinemia, marginal zone lymphoma, and chronic graft versus host disease; VENCLEXTA, a BCL-2 inhibitor used to treat adults with CLL or SLL; VIEKIRA PAK, an interferon-free therapy to treat adults with genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV); TECHNIVIE to treat adults with genotype 4 HCV infection; and MAVYRET to treat patients with chronic HCV genotype 1-6 infection. It also provides SYNAGIS that protects at-risk infants from severe respiratory disease; KALETRA, a prescription anti-HIV-1 medicine; CREON, a pancreatic enzyme therapy for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency; Synthroid used in the treatment of hypothyroidism; AndroGel for males diagnosed with symptomatic low testosterone; and Lupron, a product for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer, endometriosis and central precocious puberty, and patients with anemia caused by uterine fibroids. In addition, the company offers ORILISSA, a nonpeptide small molecule gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist; Duopa and Duodopa, a levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel to treat Parkinson's disease; and Sevoflurane, an anesthesia product. It has collaborations with Calico Life Sciences LLC; Alector, Inc.; Janssen Biotech, Inc.; Frontier Medicines, Corp.; Jacobio Pharmaceuticals; I-Mab; and Genmab A/S. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in North Chicago, Illinois.
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