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

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM): $147.05

-0.73 (-0.49%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where IBM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.3% of US stocks.
  • IBM's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 26 weeks.
  • IBM ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 22nd percentile.

IBM Stock Summary

  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP's market capitalization of $133,358,638,542 is ahead of 98.54% of US-listed equities.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 105.67, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about 95.59% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, IBM is more volatile than only 5.09% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP are DE, CAT, RTX, SNY, and MDT.
  • Visit IBM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

IBM Valuation Summary

  • IBM's price/sales ratio is 2.8; this is 21.74% higher than that of the median Technology stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, IBM's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for IBM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
IBM 2022-12-06 2.8 6.6 105.7 154.8
IBM 2022-12-05 2.8 6.6 105.6 154.7
IBM 2022-12-02 2.9 6.7 106.5 155.7
IBM 2022-12-01 2.9 6.7 106.9 156.1
IBM 2022-11-30 2.9 6.7 106.7 155.9
IBM 2022-11-29 2.8 6.6 104.9 154.0

IBM Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -40.27%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 45.28%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -23.17%.
IBM's revenue has moved down $33,674,000,000 over the prior 52 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
2022-09-30 47,096 9,014 1,262
2022-06-30 50,607 9,826 5,588
2022-03-31 53,817 11,130 5,521
2021-12-31 57,350 12,796 5,743
2021-09-30 74,460 16,112 4,766
2021-06-30 74,402 17,684 5,334

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 $147.05 52-week high $150.46
Prev. close $147.78 52-week low $115.54
Day low $146.97 Volume 3,047,500
Day high $148.34 Avg. volume 5,035,500
50-day MA $136.15 Dividend yield 4.47%
200-day MA $133.16 Market Cap 132.95B

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.

IBM acquires software company Octo from Arlington Partners to expand federal government services

International Business Machines Inc. said late Wednesday it will acquire government-focused digital transformation services company Octo from private-equity firm Arlington Capital Partners.

Yahoo | December 7, 2022

IBM to Acquire Octo

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an agreement to acquire Octo, a U.S.-based IT modernization and digital transformation services provider exclusively serving the U.S. federal government, including defense, health, and civilian agencies. IBM's acquisition of Octo establishes one of the largest digital transformation partners to the federal government. Upon the close of the acquisition, Octo's approximately 1,500 employees will join IBM Consulting's U.S. public and federal market organization.

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Today, Call for Code founding partner IBM (NYSE: IBM), creator, David Clark Cause, charitable partner United Nations Human Rights, and program affiliate, the Linux Foundation announced the winner of the fifth annual Call for Code Global Challenge, which invited innovators across the globe to help accelerate sustainability and combat climate change with open source-powered technology. The top prize this year went to GardenMate for creating an app that uses IBM Watson® to connect gardeners with ex

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IBM Price Returns

1-mo 4.12%
3-mo 15.18%
6-mo 11.52%
1-year 24.38%
3-year 33.54%
5-year 25.89%
YTD 15.47%
2021 16.76%
2020 -1.16%
2019 23.58%
2018 -22.56%
2017 -3.99%

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