International Business Machines Corporation (IBM): Price and Financial Metrics

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM): $145.41

0.80 (+0.55%)

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  • Value is the dimension where IBM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.06% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for IBM is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • IBM's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 6.47% of US stocks).

IBM Stock Summary

  • International Business Machines Corp's market capitalization of $129,212,336,157 is ahead of 98.09% of US-listed equities.
  • International Business Machines Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.7% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, IBM is more volatile than just 13.21% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to International Business Machines Corp are AMGN, BLK, HDB, CAT, and DEO.
  • IBM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit International Business Machines Corp's official web site, go to

IBM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, IBM's price/sales ratio is 66.04% lower, now standing at 1.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, IBM's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up $8.7.
  • IBM's price/sales ratio has moved down $0.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for IBM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
IBM 2012-11-13 2.0 10.5 13.2 10.9
IBM 2010-03-09 1.7 7.2 12.1 9.5
IBM 2009-11-03 1.7 8.7 12.2 9.7
IBM 2003-03-06 1.6 5.9 26.6 20.5
IBM 2002-01-08 2.4 9.8 26.7 20.2
IBM 2001-11-09 2.2 8.8 23.6 17.7

IBM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of IBM, see our IBM price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $143.82 Average Broker Recommendation 1.84 (Hold)

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IBM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $145.41 52-week high $152.84
Prev. close $144.61 52-week low $105.92
Day low $144.96 Volume 972,896
Day high $146.19 Avg. volume 5,835,195
50-day MA $144.38 Dividend yield 4.54%
200-day MA $128.71 Market Cap 129.93B

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Company Bio

International Business Machines Corp was founded in 1911 in Endicott, New York. Headquartered in Armonk, New York, IBM offers a variety of IT services along with software, and hardware and also provides planning, build, manage, and maintain IT infrastructure, platforms, applications, and services. In 2020, IBM generated global revenues of nearly 73 billion U.S. dollars, of which 50 percent of this generated in the Americas region. The company spent 6.33 billion U.S. dollars in 2020 for research and development, specifically focused in the areas of artificial intelligence and hybrid cloud technologies. IBM employs nearly 350,000 individuals worldwide and the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer is Arvind Krishna.

IBM Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$145.41$154.97 7%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for International Business Machines Corp. To summarize, we found that International Business Machines Corp ranked in the 56th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of International Business Machines Corp, consider:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 68. Notably, its equity weight is greater than only 8.1% of US equities in the Technology sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • International Business Machines Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 7.67% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest IBM News From Around the Web

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Yahoo | June 21, 2021

IBM Canada Announces New Office in Downtown Toronto

IBM Canada (NYSE: IBM) today announced it would be merging four Toronto-based offices into a single flexible workspace to be located at 16 York in Toronto's downtown core. The new office will include an AI and hybrid cloud client showcase centre, collaboration spaces for use by both employees and clients, and space for IBM Garage, a globally recognized design approach to innovation and digital transformation.

Yahoo | June 21, 2021

Pandora Boosts Online Sales by Transforming Its Global Omnichannel e-Commerce with IBM Sterling Supply Chain Software

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has worked with Pandora (NASDAQ: PNDORA), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of hand-finished jewelry, to help Pandora transform and scale its global omnichannel e-commerce capabilities with IBM Sterling Order Management. Pandora, one of the world's largest jewelry brands, was able to double its online sales in 2020 and is now leading the jewelry industry with improved real-time inventory visibility to better manage growing demand.

Yahoo | June 21, 2021

UPDATE 1-California launches digital COVID-19 vaccine pass but won't require it

California officials on Friday unveiled a website to access or download a digital copy of COVID-19 immunization records, though they stressed the state would not make it mandatory to carry the vaccine credentials. "It's an optional tool to use," said State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan. California opened up from COVID-19 restrictions on Tuesday, with masks, social distancing and capacity limits no longer required at most venues for those who are vaccinated.

Yahoo | June 18, 2021

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Both tech giants are turning over new leaves -- but one is transitioning to new opportunities much faster.

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IBM Price Returns

1-mo 1.13%
3-mo 7.81%
6-mo N/A
1-year 31.54%
3-year 21.21%
5-year 23.89%
YTD 18.37%
2020 -1.16%
2019 23.58%
2018 -22.56%
2017 -3.99%
2016 25.21%

IBM Dividends

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Continue Researching IBM

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