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

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM): $125.29

1.92 (+1.56%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where IBM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.38% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for IBM is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • IBM's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 10.65% of US stocks).

IBM Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $112,526,451,045, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP has a greater market value than 98.17% of US stocks.
  • IBM's went public 37.25 years ago, making it older than 93.52% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 68.66, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about 92.54% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be CAT, ZTS, SYK, BSX, and BDX.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 20.83% lower, now standing at 1.9.
  • IBM's price/earnings ratio has moved up 30.8 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 2023-03-21 1.9 5.2 70.1 72.2
IBM 2023-03-20 1.9 5.2 69.7 71.9
IBM 2023-03-17 1.9 5.1 68.5 71.0
IBM 2023-03-16 1.9 5.2 69.0 71.4
IBM 2023-03-15 1.8 5.1 68.2 70.8
IBM 2023-03-14 1.9 5.2 69.0 71.4

IBM Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -4.24%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -22.34%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -27.75%.
IBM's revenue has moved down $30,051,000,000 over the prior 33 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 $125.29 52-week high $153.21
Prev. close $123.37 52-week low $115.54
Day low $122.88 Volume 3,812,600
Day high $125.40 Avg. volume 5,245,030
50-day MA $132.86 Dividend yield 5.35%
200-day MA $134.75 Market Cap 113.65B

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.

US, Canada plan North American chip corridor, starting with IBM expansion

The United States and Canada said on Friday they would work together to create a bilateral semiconductor manufacturing corridor, as International Business Machines signaled its intent to expand in Canada. The news came as U.S. President Joe Biden, who is visiting Canada, issued a joint pledge with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to stand together against authoritarian regimes in part by reducing their dependence on other countries for critical minerals and semiconductors. The Canadian government will spend C$250 million ($181.94 million) on its domestic semiconductor industry to boost research and development and manufacturing, the prime minister's office said in a statement.

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IBM Price Returns

1-mo -4.04%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 5.42%
1-year 0.14%
3-year 35.06%
5-year 10.00%
YTD -9.98%
2022 10.64%
2021 16.76%
2020 -1.16%
2019 23.58%
2018 -22.56%

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