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

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM): $137.07

-0.42 (-0.31%)

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  • Value is the dimension where IBM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.45% of US stocks.
  • IBM's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • IBM's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 16.11% of US stocks).

IBM Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $122,553,843,581, International Business Machines Corp has a greater market value than 97.86% of US stocks.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for IBM is 3.39 -- better than 86.54% of US stocks.
  • IBM's went public 35.75 years ago, making it older than 92.65% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to International Business Machines Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be MMM, ZTS, GE, SYK, and CAT.
  • 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

  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -32.9%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 58.66%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at -5.32%.
IBM's revenue has moved down $4,987,000,000 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
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
2020-03-31 76,537 14,487 9,015

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 87.24% of graded US stocks.
  • IBM's asset turnover comes in at 0.491 -- ranking 64th of 83 Computers stocks.
  • ATEN, FFIV, and INTZ 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 1.79 (Moderate Buy)

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IBM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $137.07 52-week high $152.84
Prev. close $137.49 52-week low $105.92
Day low $137.07 Volume 2,945
Day high $137.07 Avg. volume 5,167,349
50-day MA $139.68 Dividend yield 4.77%
200-day MA $135.25 Market Cap 122.86B

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.

Is IBM Stock A Buy Right Now? Here's What Earnings, Charts Show

When Arvind Krishna became chief executive on IBM in April 2020, he immediately prioritized building what the company calls an open, hybrid cloud platform.

Yahoo | September 23, 2021

IBM, Telefonica to Build Cloud-Based 5G Core Network Platform

International Business Machines (IBM) signs a strategic multi-year agreement with Telefonica to use IBM intelligent automation software and services to implement UNICA Next.

Yahoo | September 23, 2021

Zacks Market Edge Highlights: Amazon, Starbucks, Facebook, IBM and Netflix

Zacks Market Edge Highlights: Amazon, Starbucks, Facebook, IBM and Netflix

Yahoo | September 23, 2021

Telefónica Chooses IBM To Implement Its First-Ever Cloud-Native 5G Core Network Platform

IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced today a strategic multi-year agreement with Telefónica to use IBM intelligent automation software and services to implement UNICA Next – Telefónica's first-ever, cloud-native, 5G core network platform. With UNICA Next, Telefónica aims to acquire the agility, reliability, and efficiency to continuously optimize its services, now and in the future. As Telefónica and other Communications Service Providers (CSPs) around the world prepare for the benefits 5G and edge will bri

Yahoo | September 23, 2021

New optical ''transistor'' speeds up computation up to 1,000 times, at lowest switching energy possible

An international research team led by Skoltech and IBM has created an extremely energy-efficient optical switch that could replace electronic transistors in a new generation of computers manipulating photons rather than electrons. In addition to direct power saving, the switch requires no cooling and is really fast: At 1 trillion operations per second, it is between 100 and 1,000 times faster than today''s top-notch commercial transistors. The study comes out Wednesday in Nature.

Phys | September 22, 2021

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IBM Price Returns

1-mo -1.68%
3-mo -4.74%
6-mo 5.21%
1-year 21.17%
3-year 4.95%
5-year 8.46%
YTD 12.86%
2020 -1.16%
2019 23.58%
2018 -22.56%
2017 -3.99%
2016 25.21%

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