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International Business Machines Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.24 (+0.21 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $116.00
50-Day Range
MA: $122.46
52-Week Range
Now: $116.00
Volume3.89 million shs
Average Volume5.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$103.31 billion
P/E Ratio13.14
Dividend Yield5.63%
International Business Machines Corporation operates as an integrated solutions and services company 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, which 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, industry-specific business process outsourcing services; 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. It'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. It was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. It was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.43 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$18.27 per share
Book Value$23.69 per share


Net Income$9.43 billion


Market Cap$103.31 billion
Next Earnings Date1/19/2021 (Estimated)
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International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) Frequently Asked Questions

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 (WHO). Since then, IBM stock has decreased by 1.7% and is now trading at $116.00.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of International Business Machines?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for International Business Machines 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 International Business Machines' next earnings date?

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

International Business Machines Co. (NYSE:IBM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 19th. The technology company reported $2.58 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.58. The technology company had revenue of $17.56 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $17.56 billion. International Business Machines had a net margin of 10.53% and a return on equity of 49.12%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $2.68 earnings per share.
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How often does International Business Machines pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for International Business Machines?

International Business Machines declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Investors of record on Monday, August 10th will be paid 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 5.62%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 7th.
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How will International Business Machines' stock buyback program work?

International Business Machines declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, October 30th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $4,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 3.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has International Business Machines issued on next quarter's earnings?

International Business Machines issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.58 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.58. The company issued revenue guidance of $17.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $17.56 billion.

What price target have analysts set for IBM?

16 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for International Business Machines' shares. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $155.00. On average, they expect International Business Machines' stock price to reach $140.07 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.7% from the stock's current price.
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Has International Business Machines been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about IBM stock has been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. International Business Machines earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
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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).

Who are International Business Machines' key executives?

International Business Machines' management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Virginia M. Rometty, Exec. Chairman (Age 61, Pay $7.47M)
  • Mr. James J. Kavanaugh, Sr. VP and CFO of Fin. & Operations (Age 53, Pay $1.98M)
  • Ms. Michelle H. Browdy, Sr. VP of Legal & Regulatory Affairs and Gen. Counsel (Age 55, Pay $1.83M)
  • Dr. John E. Kelly III, Exec. VP (Age 66, Pay $1.76M)
  • Mr. Arvind Krishna, CEO & Director (Age 57)

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 LSV Asset Management (0.37%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.07%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.06%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.05%), Dearborn Partners LLC (0.03%) and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. (0.02%). Company insiders that own International Business Machines 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 institutional investors are selling International Business Machines stock?

IBM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Standard Life Aberdeen plc, CX Institutional, Pacer Advisors Inc., Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV, Atlantic Union Bankshares Corp, Cadence Capital Management LLC, James Investment Research Inc., and BLB&B Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold International Business Machines company stock in the last year include Bene Robert F Del, and Diane J Gherson.
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Which institutional investors are buying International Business Machines stock?

IBM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, LSV Asset Management, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Garland Capital Management Inc., Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC, IBM Retirement Fund, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought International Business Machines stock in the last two years include Sidney Taurel, and Virginia M Rometty.
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How do I buy shares of International Business Machines?

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 International Business Machines' stock price today?

One share of IBM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $116.00.

How big of a company is International Business Machines?

International Business Machines has a market capitalization of $103.31 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. 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.

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 10/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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