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IBM Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.86 (+0.73 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $118.95
50-Day Range
MA: $123.64
52-Week Range
Now: $118.95
Volume2.95 million shs
Average Volume5.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$105.93 billion
P/E Ratio13.50
Dividend Yield5.52%
International Business Machines Corporation operates as an integrated technology and services company worldwide. Its Cognitive Solutions segment offers a portfolio of enterprise artificial intelligence platforms, such as analytics and data management platforms, cloud data services, talent management, and industry solutions primarily under the Watson Platform, Watson Health, and Watson Internet of Things names. This segment also offers transaction processing software for use 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 project, managed, outsourcing, and cloud-delivered services for enterprise IT infrastructure environments; technical support, and software and solution support services; 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. International Business Machines Corporation serves financial services institutions, airlines, manufacturers, and consumer goods and retail companies. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. The company was incorporated in 1911 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.63 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryIT Consulting & Other Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$77.15 billion
Cash Flow$19.25 per share
Book Value$23.69 per share


Net Income$9.43 billion


Market Cap$105.93 billion
Next Earnings Date10/21/2020 (Estimated)
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IBM (NYSE:IBM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has IBM's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

IBM's 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 shares have increased by 0.8% and is now trading at $118.95.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of IBM?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for IBM in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is IBM's next earnings date?

IBM is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 21st 2020.
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How were IBM's earnings last quarter?

IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July, 20th. The technology company reported $2.18 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.14 by $0.04. The technology company earned $18.12 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.72 billion. IBM had a return on equity of 51.06% and a net margin of 10.44%. The business's revenue was down 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $3.17 EPS.
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How often does IBM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for IBM?

IBM declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $1.63 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $6.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 7th.
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How will IBM's stock buyback program work?

IBM announced that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Tuesday, October 30th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $4,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 3.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for IBM?

16 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for IBM's stock. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $155.00. On average, they anticipate IBM's share price to reach $139.07 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of IBM's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of IBM own?

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

Who are IBM's key executives?

IBM's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Virginia M. Rometty, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. James J. Kavanaugh, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Dr. John E. Kelly III, Exec. VP (Age 65)
  • Mr. Martin J. Schroeter, Sr. VP of IBM Global Markets Global Financing, Marketing & Communications (Age 55)
  • Mr. Fletcher Previn, Chief Information Officer

What is IBM's stock symbol?

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

Who are IBM's major shareholders?

IBM's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bessemer Group Inc. (0.11%), Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH (0.08%), Comerica Bank (0.03%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%) and BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A. (0.02%). Company insiders that own IBM stock include Bene Robert F Del, Diane J Gherson, Erich Clementi, Kenneth M Keverian, Sidney Taurel and Virginia M Rometty.
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Which major investors are selling IBM stock?

IBM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AJO LP, Exane Derivatives, KLCM Advisors Inc., Sentry Investment Management LLC, Edge Wealth Management LLC, Hanson & Doremus Investment Management, Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH, and Torray LLC. Company insiders that have sold IBM company stock in the last year include Bene Robert F Del, and Diane J Gherson.
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Which major investors are buying IBM stock?

IBM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A., Bessemer Group Inc., John G Ullman & Associates Inc., Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Viking Fund Management LLC, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Peninsula Asset Management Inc., and Albion Financial Group UT. Company insiders that have bought IBM stock in the last two years include Sidney Taurel, and Virginia M Rometty.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is IBM's stock price today?

One share of IBM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $118.95.

How big of a company is IBM?

IBM has a market capitalization of $105.93 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. IBM employs 383,800 workers across the globe.

What is IBM's official website?

The official website for IBM is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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