NYSE:IBM - IBM Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$121.57 +0.13 (+0.11 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$121.57
Today's Range$120.5405 - $121.85
52-Week Range$114.09 - $171.13
Volume4.08 million shs
Average Volume10.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$110.48 billion
P/E Ratio8.81
Dividend Yield5.17%
International Business Machines Corporation operates as an integrated technology and services company worldwide. Its Cognitive Solutions segment offers Watson, a cognitive computing platform that interacts in natural language, processes big data, and learns from interactions with people and computers. This segment also offers data and analytics solutions, including analytics and data management platforms, cloud data services, enterprise social software, talent management solutions, and solutions tailored by industry; and transaction processing software that runs mission-critical systems in banking, airlines, and retail industries. The company's Global Business Services segment offers business consulting services; delivers system integration, application management, maintenance, and support services for packaged software applications; and finance, procurement, talent and engagement, and industry-specific business process outsourcing services. Its Technology Services & Cloud Platforms segment provides cloud, project-based, outsourcing, and other managed services for enterprise IT infrastructure environments. This segment also offers technical support, and software and solution support; and integration software solutions. The company's Systems segment offers servers for businesses, cloud service providers, and scientific computing organizations; data storage products and solutions; and z/OS, an enterprise operating system. Its Global Financing segment provides lease, installment payment plans, and loan financing services; short-term working capital financing to suppliers, distributors, and resellers; and remanufacturing and remarketing services. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. International Business Machines Corporation was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:IBM
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.81
Current Ratio1.31
Quick Ratio1.26


Trailing P/E Ratio8.81
Forward P/E Ratio8.80
P/E Growth1.77

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$79.14 billion
Price / Sales1.40
Cash Flow$18.8773 per share
Price / Cash6.44
Book Value$21.92 per share
Price / Book5.55


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$13.80
Net Income$5.75 billion
Net Margins7.12%
Return on Equity69.98%
Return on Assets10.56%


Outstanding Shares908,790,000
Market Cap$110.48 billion

IBM (NYSE:IBM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is IBM's stock symbol?

IBM trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "IBM."

How often does IBM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for IBM?

IBM declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 30th. Investors of record on Friday, November 9th will be given a dividend of $1.57 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $6.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 8th. View IBM's Dividend History.

How will IBM's stock buyback program work?

IBM declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, October 30th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $4,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 3.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were IBM's earnings last quarter?

IBM (NYSE:IBM) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 16th. The technology company reported $3.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.40 by $0.02. The technology company earned $18.76 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $19.04 billion. IBM had a net margin of 7.12% and a return on equity of 69.98%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $3.30 earnings per share. View IBM's Earnings History.

When is IBM's next earnings date?

IBM is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for IBM.

What guidance has IBM issued on next quarter's earnings?

IBM updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 16th. The company provided EPS guidance of at least $13.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $13.81.

What price target have analysts set for IBM?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for IBM's shares. Their predictions range from $140.00 to $200.00. On average, they expect IBM's stock price to reach $164.4706 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for IBM.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for IBM?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for IBM in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for IBM.

Has IBM been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about IBM stock have trended neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. IBM earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting IBM?

IBM saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 15,474,464 shares, a decrease of 27.7% from the October 15th total of 21,393,155 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 12,206,797 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days. Currently, 1.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View IBM's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of IBM's key competitors?

Who are IBM's key executives?

IBM's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Virginia M. Rometty, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. James J. Kavanaugh, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Dr. John E. Kelly III, Sr. VP of IBM Cognitive Solutions & IBM Research (Age 64)
  • Mr. Erich Clementi, Sr. VP of IBM & Chairman of IBM Europe (Age 60)
  • Mr. Martin J. Schroeter, Sr. VP of IBM Global Markets (Age 54)

Who are IBM's major shareholders?

IBM's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Swedbank (0.12%), Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH (0.06%), Alps Advisors Inc. (0.05%), Glenmede Trust Co. NA (0.05%), Aperio Group LLC (0.05%) and Comerica Bank (0.04%). Company insiders that own IBM stock include David N Farr, Diane J Gherson, Erich Clementi, Frederick H Waddell, James J Kavanaugh, James W Owens, Kralingen Bridget A Van, Sidney Taurel and Virginia M Rometty. View Institutional Ownership Trends for IBM.

Which institutional investors are selling IBM stock?

IBM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Paragon Capital Management LLC, Ffcm LLC, Comerica Bank, Check Capital Management Inc. CA, Alps Advisors Inc., Bruce & Co. Inc., Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC and Excalibur Management Corp. Company insiders that have sold IBM company stock in the last year include Diane J Gherson and Erich Clementi. View Insider Buying and Selling for IBM.

Which institutional investors are buying IBM stock?

IBM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Swedbank, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Aperio Group LLC, Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc., Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Baird Financial Group Inc. and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought IBM stock in the last two years include David N Farr, Frederick H Waddell, James W Owens, Sidney Taurel and Virginia M Rometty. View Insider Buying and Selling for IBM.

How do I buy shares of IBM?

Shares of IBM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is IBM's stock price today?

One share of IBM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $121.57.

How big of a company is IBM?

IBM has a market capitalization of $110.48 billion and generates $79.14 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $5.75 billion in net income (profit) each year or $13.80 on an earnings per share basis. IBM employs 397,800 workers across the globe.

What is IBM's official website?

The official website for IBM is http://www.ibm.com.

How can I contact IBM?

IBM's mailing address is 1 NEW ORCHARD ROAD, ARMONK NY, 10504. The technology company can be reached via phone at 914-499-1900 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for IBM (NYSE IBM)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  933 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,279 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,212
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about IBM and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe IBM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe IBM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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