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

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM): $129.35

-1.47 (-1.12%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where IBM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 90.86% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for IBM is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 163 days.
  • IBM ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

IBM Stock Summary

  • IBM has a market capitalization of $117,319,421,787 -- more than approximately 97.97% of US stocks.
  • International Business Machines Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.74% of US equities in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for IBM comes in at 14.25% -- higher than that of 86.44% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to International Business Machines Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be MMM, EL, BP, ANTM, and AMGN.
  • Visit IBM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

IBM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, IBM's EV/EBIT ratio is 20% lower, now standing at 25.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, IBM's price/earnings ratio has gone up 3.4.
  • IBM's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 10.5 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 2021-09-01 1.7 5.7 23.4 25.8
IBM 2021-08-31 1.7 5.7 23.6 25.9
IBM 2021-08-30 1.7 5.7 23.4 25.8
IBM 2021-08-27 1.7 5.7 23.4 25.8
IBM 2021-08-26 1.7 5.7 23.3 25.7
IBM 2021-08-25 1.7 5.7 23.5 25.9

IBM Growth Metrics

    The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 20.32%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -13.25%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at -2.64%.
IBM's revenue has moved down $6,376,000,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows IBM's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 74,460 16,112 4,766
2021-06-30 74,402 17,684 5,334
2021-03-31 73,780 18,635 5,370
2020-12-31 73,620 18,197 5,590
2020-09-30 75,031 15,788 7,904
2020-06-30 75,499 15,122 7,878

IBM's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • IBM has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 89.89% of graded US stocks.
  • IBM's asset turnover comes in at 0.491 -- ranking 64th of 83 Computers stocks.
  • ATEN, FFIV, and ANET are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with IBM.

The table below shows IBM's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.491 0.486 0.074
2021-03-31 0.481 0.486 0.072
2020-12-31 0.477 0.483 0.061
2020-09-30 0.489 0.482 0.087
2020-06-30 0.496 0.478 0.084
2020-03-31 0.502 0.475 0.095

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 $150.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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IBM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $129.35 52-week high $152.84
Prev. close $130.82 52-week low $114.56
Day low $129.27 Volume 5,906,900
Day high $131.87 Avg. volume 6,329,878
50-day MA $125.91 Dividend yield 5.07%
200-day MA $136.67 Market Cap 115.94B

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.

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Latest IBM News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about International Business Machines Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate IBM as an investment opportunity.

Once Top-Ranked IBM’s Been Relegated Among the Second-Tier Outsourcers

Analysts need to stop pretending IBM is a tech leader, or even in the league of tech leaders.

Dana Blankenhorn on InvestorPlace | January 18, 2022

Wealthstreet Investment Advisors, LLC Buys International Business Machines Corp, Kyndryl ...

Investment company Wealthstreet Investment Advisors, LLC (Current Portfolio) buys International Business Machines Corp, Kyndryl Holdings Inc, sells AT&T Inc during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Wealthstreet Investment Advisors, LLC.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Ogorek Anthony Joseph Buys Eli Lilly and Co, Union Pacific Corp, International Business ...

Investment company Ogorek Anthony Joseph (Current Portfolio) buys Eli Lilly and Co, Union Pacific Corp, International Business Machines Corp, First Trust New York Municipal High Income ETF, WisdomTree U.S.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Thomasville National Bank Buys Flowers Foods Inc, Vanguard Total Corporate ETF, Intuit Inc, ...

Investment company Thomasville National Bank (Current Portfolio) buys Flowers Foods Inc, Vanguard Total Corporate ETF, Intuit Inc, Darling Ingredients Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc, sells Vanguard Information Technology ETF, iShares TIPS Bond ETF, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, Chevron Corp, BlackRock Inc during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Thomasville National Bank.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Grocery shortages abound amid supply chain issues and Omicron

IBM Global Managing Director of Consumer Industries Luq Niazi joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss grocery supply and labor shortages primarily fueled by Omicron and the rise of hybrid shopping.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

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IBM Price Returns

1-mo -0.98%
3-mo 7.31%
6-mo -2.77%
1-year 19.92%
3-year 18.05%
5-year -0.41%
YTD -3.22%
2021 16.76%
2020 -1.16%
2019 23.58%
2018 -22.56%
2017 -3.99%

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Continue Researching IBM

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