IBM:NYE-International Business Machines Corporation

EQUITY | Application Software | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 163.85

Change

+0.71 (+0.44)%

Market Cap

USD 151.69B

Volume

7.79M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 163.74 (-0.07%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 161.30 (-1.55%)
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About

International Business Machines Corp is an IT products and services company. It offers consulting and IT implementation services, cloud and cognitive offerings, and enterprise systems and software.

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ETFs Containing IBM

TDIV First Trust NASDAQ Techno.. 7.81 % 0.50 %

+0.06 (+0.58%)

USD 0.86B
DJD Guggenheim Dow Jones Indu.. 5.25 % 0.30 %

-0.05 (0.58%)

USD 0.01B
ZWA:CA BMO Covered Call Dow Jone.. 4.41 % 0.72 %

-0.27 (0.58%)

CAD 0.32B
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial.. 4.36 % 0.15 %

-0.10 (0.58%)

USD 23.88B
ZDJ:CA BMO Dow Jones Industrial .. 4.35 % 0.26 %

-0.51 (0.58%)

CAD 0.20B
WBIY WBI Power Factor High Div.. 4.11 % 0.70 %

-0.13 (0.58%)

USD 27.41
ZWH:CA BMO US High Dividend Cove.. 4.04 % 0.71 %

-0.14 (0.58%)

CAD 0.69B
ZWH.U:CA BMO US High Dividend Cove.. 4.04 % 0.72 %

-0.08 (0.58%)

CAD 0.06B
SHE SPDR Series Trust SSGA Ge.. 3.88 % 0.20 %

-0.25 (0.58%)

USD 0.38B
XNTK SPDR NYSE Technology 2.91 % 0.35 %

-0.07 (0.58%)

USD 0.89B
SPHQ PowerShares S&P 500 Quali.. 2.84 % 0.29 %

-0.18 (0.58%)

USD 1.42B
ZUQ:CA BMO MSCI USA High Quality.. 2.81 % 0.34 %

-0.31 (0.58%)

CAD 0.21B
QUAL iShares Edge MSCI USA Qua.. 2.73 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD 3.40B
IYW iShares U.S. Technology 2.59 % 0.44 %

-0.79 (0.58%)

USD 4.19B
JHMT John Hancock Multifactor .. 2.49 % 0.50 %

-0.24 (0.58%)

USD 0.04B
QUS:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core US Eq.. 2.33 % 0.00 %

-0.32 (0.58%)

CAD 0.14B
DQD:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 2.14 % 0.58 %

N/A

CAD 0.02B
DGR:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 2.14 % 0.47 %

+0.02 (+0.58%)

CAD 0.02B
RNDV First Trust US Equity Div.. 2.08 % 0.00 %

+0.13 (+0.58%)

USD 0.01B
PEU.B:CA Purpose Enhanced US Equit.. 1.70 % 1.16 %

N/A

CAD 0.76M
SDY SPDR S&P Dividend 1.68 % 0.35 %

-0.38 (0.58%)

USD 16.54B
CUD:CA iShares US Dividend Growe.. 1.68 % 0.66 %

-0.33 (0.58%)

CAD 0.62B
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+0.39 (+0.58%)

CAD 0.02B
PHE:CA Purpose Tactical Hedged E.. 1.20 % 0.95 %

N/A

CAD 0.02B
ESGF Oppenheimer Revenue Weigh.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

+0.03 (+0.58%)

USD 32.70

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Application Software)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 6.80% 74% C 85% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 6.80% 73% C 85% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -2.09% 25% F 25% F
Dividend Return 2.69% 89% B+ 42% F
Total Return 0.60% 26% F 22% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -14.92% 15% F 25% F
Dividend Return 11.92% 50% F 35% F
Total Return -3.01% 21% F 21% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -4.26% 19% F 16% F
Dividend Return -1.49% 19% F 16% F
Total Return 2.77% 84% B 52% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 13.75% 88% B+ 55% F
Risk Adjusted Return -10.83% 18% F 15% F
Market Capitalization 154.08B 99% A+ 99% A+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Application Software)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.50 50% F 61% D-
Price/Book Ratio 8.23 36% F 9% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.55 75% C 53% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 13.89 63% D 48% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 60.62% 91% A- 96% A
Return on Invested Capital 21.87% 89% B+ 88% B+
Return on Assets 9.48% 90% A- 88% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 236.00% 13% F 15% F

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector