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International Business Machines Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.54 (-2.89 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $118.93
50-Day Range
MA: $123.03
52-Week Range
Now: $118.93
Volume9.05 million shs
Average Volume7.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$106.28 billion
P/E Ratio13.47
Dividend Yield5.48%
International Business Machines Corporation provides integrated solutions and services worldwide. Its Cloud & Cognitive Software segment offers software for vertical and domain-specific solutions in health, financial services, and Internet of Things (IoT), weather, and security software and services application areas; and customer information control system and storage, and analytics and integration software solutions to support client mission critical on-premise workloads in banking, airline, and retail industries. It also offers middleware and data platform software, including Red Hat that enables the operation of clients' hybrid multi-cloud environments; and Cloud Paks, WebSphere distributed, and analytics platform software, such as DB2 distributed, information integration, and enterprise content management, as well as IoT, Blockchain and AI/Watson platforms. The company's Global Business Services segment offers business consulting services; system integration, application management, maintenance, and support services for packaged software; finance, procurement, talent and engagement, and industry-specific business process outsourcing services; and IT infrastructure and platform services. Its Global Technology Services segment provides project, managed, outsourcing, and cloud-delivered services for enterprise IT infrastructure environments; and IT infrastructure support services. 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, as well as Linux. Its Global Financing segment provides lease, installment payment, loan financing, short-term working capital financing, and remanufacturing and remarketing services. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. The company was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$77.15 billion
Cash Flow$18.50 per share
Book Value$23.69 per share


Net Income$9.43 billion


Market Cap$106.28 billion
Next Earnings Date4/19/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.65 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

3rd out of 1,528 stocks

Computer & Office Equipment Industry

1st out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-3.54 (-2.89 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is International Business Machines a buy right now?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Business Machines in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" International Business Machines stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in IBM, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Wall Street analysts have given International Business Machines a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but International Business Machines wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is International Business Machines' next earnings date?

International Business Machines is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 19th 2021.
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How were International Business Machines' earnings last quarter?

International Business Machines Co. (NYSE:IBM) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 20th. The technology company reported $2.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.79 by $0.28. International Business Machines had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 48.69% and a net margin of 10.53%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $4.71 EPS.
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How has International Business Machines' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

International Business Machines' stock was trading at $117.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, IBM stock has increased by 0.8% and is now trading at $118.93.
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How often does International Business Machines pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for International Business Machines?

International Business Machines announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 10th will be paid a dividend of $1.63 per share on Wednesday, March 10th. This represents a $6.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 9th.
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Is International Business Machines a good dividend stock?

International Business Machines pays an annual dividend of $6.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.48%. IBM has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. International Business Machines has been increasing its dividend for 21 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of International Business Machines is 50.90%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, International Business Machines will have a dividend payout ratio of 56.50% next year. This indicates that International Business Machines will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for IBM?

13 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for International Business Machines' stock. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $155.00. On average, they anticipate International Business Machines' share price to reach $139.85 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are International Business Machines' key executives?

International Business Machines' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James J. Kavanaugh, CFO and Sr. VP of Fin. & Operations (Age 54, Pay $1.98M)
  • Ms. Michelle H. Browdy, Sr. VP of Legal & Regulatory Affairs and Gen. Counsel (Age 56, Pay $1.83M)
  • Mr. Martin J. Schroeter, Chief Exec. Officer of Managed Infrastructure Services Bus. (Age 57, Pay $2.1M)
  • Mr. Arvind Krishna, CEO & Chairman (Age 58)
  • Mr. Gary D. Cohn, Exec. Vice Chairman (Age 60)
  • Mr. James M. Whitehurst, Pres (Age 53)
  • Mr. Fletcher Previn, Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Patricia Murphy, VP of Investor Relations
  • Kevin Reardon, VP of Corp. Devel.
  • Ms. Nickle Jaclyn LaMoreaux, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer

What is Arvind Krishna's approval rating as International Business Machines' CEO?

1,935 employees have rated International Business Machines CEO Arvind Krishna on Glassdoor.com. Arvind Krishna has an approval rating of 88% among International Business Machines' employees.

Who are some of International Business Machines' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of International Business Machines own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other International Business Machines investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Pfizer (PFE).

What is International Business Machines' stock symbol?

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

Who are International Business Machines' major shareholders?

International Business Machines' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.99%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.41%), Northern Trust Corp (1.20%), Morgan Stanley (1.11%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.08%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.48%). Company insiders that own International Business Machines stock include Alex Gorsky, Andrew N Liveris, Bene Robert F Del, David N Farr, Diane J Gherson, Erich Clementi, Kenneth M Keverian and Sidney Taurel.
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Which major investors are selling International Business Machines stock?

IBM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, PGGM Investments, Bessemer Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , and Prudential PLC.
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Which major investors are buying International Business Machines stock?

IBM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., RWWM Inc., Morgan Stanley, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought International Business Machines stock in the last two years include Alex Gorsky, Andrew N Liveris, David N Farr, and Sidney Taurel.
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How do I buy shares of International Business Machines?

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What is International Business Machines' stock price today?

One share of IBM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $118.93.

How much money does International Business Machines make?

International Business Machines has a market capitalization of $106.28 billion and generates $77.15 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $9.43 billion in net income (profit) each year or $12.81 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does International Business Machines have?

International Business Machines employs 383,800 workers across the globe.

What is International Business Machines' official website?

The official website for International Business Machines is www.ibm.com.

Where are International Business Machines' headquarters?

International Business Machines is headquartered at 1 NEW ORCHARD ROAD, ARMONK NY, 10504.

How can I contact International Business Machines?

International Business Machines' 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]

This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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