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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.28
NYSE:IBM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 2082 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. NYSE:IBM: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:IBM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.28
0.1
0.6
Equity-to-Asset 0.15
NYSE:IBM's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 1985 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NYSE:IBM: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:IBM' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.15
0.1
0.54
Debt-to-Equity 2.55
NYSE:IBM's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
96% of the 1133 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. NYSE:IBM: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NYSE:IBM' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.25 Max: 3.43
Current: 2.55
0.34
3.43
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.84
NYSE:IBM's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. NYSE:IBM: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:IBM' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.84
Current: 2.84
1.11
2.84
Interest Coverage 18.61
NYSE:IBM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 140.00 vs. NYSE:IBM: 18.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:IBM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.61  Med: 40.31 Max: 52.46
Current: 18.61
18.61
52.46
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.58
Beneish M-Score: -0.77
WACC vs ROIC
7.21%
12.71%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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Operating Margin % 14.97
NYSE:IBM's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
76% of the 2027 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. NYSE:IBM: 14.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:IBM' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.91  Med: 19.26 Max: 21.54
Current: 14.97
14.91
21.54
Net Margin % 7.10
NYSE:IBM's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
67% of the 2027 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. NYSE:IBM: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:IBM' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 14.84 Max: 16.76
Current: 7.1
7.1
16.76
ROE % 30.84
NYSE:IBM's ROE % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1969 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. NYSE:IBM: 30.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:IBM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.84  Med: 73.24 Max: 100.96
Current: 30.84
30.84
100.96
ROA % 4.66
NYSE:IBM's ROA % is ranked higher than
59% of the 2097 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. NYSE:IBM: 4.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:IBM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.66  Med: 11.94 Max: 14.09
Current: 4.66
4.66
14.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 97.11
NYSE:IBM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.86 vs. NYSE:IBM: 97.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:IBM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 97.11  Med: 145.31 Max: 166.47
Current: 97.11
97.11
166.47
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.80
NYSE:IBM's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NYSE:IBM: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:IBM' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.2  Med: 4.8 Max: 13.2
Current: -2.8
-3.2
13.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -10.60
NYSE:IBM's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. NYSE:IBM: -10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:IBM' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.6 Max: 26.1
Current: -10.6
0
26.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -26.70
NYSE:IBM's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. NYSE:IBM: -26.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:IBM' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.2 Max: 33.7
Current: -26.7
0
33.7
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with International Business Machines Corp NYSE:IBM.
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

IBM Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Joel Greenblatt 304,839 sh (+216.85%)
First Eagle Investment 32,122 sh (+69.76%)
Tom Gayner 15,700 sh (+61.86%)
David Dreman 5,850 sh (+45.31%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 145,331 sh (+37.94%)
Jim Simons 2,720,300 sh (+34.42%)
Robert Olstein 28,000 sh (+33.33%)
Caxton Associates 4,200 sh (+23.53%)
Ken Fisher 22,029 sh (+9.19%)
Ray Dalio 87,567 sh (+3.45%)
Jeremy Grantham 357,207 sh (+2.68%)
John Buckingham 37,282 sh (+2.42%)
Jerome Dodson 235,000 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 115,635 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 106,500 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Mairs and Power 177,629 sh (-0.74%)
Dodge & Cox 93,937 sh (-2.13%)
Tom Russo 8,934 sh (-2.46%)
Mario Gabelli 11,988 sh (-3.62%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 63,474 sh (-3.72%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 882,699 sh (-6.77%)
John Rogers 46,987 sh (-11.42%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,172 sh (-11.69%)
Tweedy Browne 234,755 sh (-14.25%)
Warren Buffett 54,084,673 sh (-16.23%)
John Hussman 40,700 sh (-19.72%)
Kahn Brothers 3,323 sh (-42.54%)
Prem Watsa 661,900 sh (-51.40%)
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Q3 2017

IBM Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Robert Olstein 42,000 sh (+50.00%)
Ken Fisher 26,441 sh (+20.03%)
Ray Dalio 93,432 sh (+6.70%)
John Buckingham 37,848 sh (+1.52%)
Tweedy Browne Global Value 115,635 sh (unchged)
Jerome Dodson 235,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 15,700 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 32,122 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 5,850 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 234,755 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 4,200 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 106,500 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Rogers 46,964 sh (-0.05%)
Mario Gabelli 11,888 sh (-0.83%)
Mairs and Power 171,092 sh (-3.68%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 60,964 sh (-3.95%)
Dodge & Cox 90,057 sh (-4.13%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 134,050 sh (-7.76%)
Tom Russo 8,184 sh (-8.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 240,681 sh (-21.05%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 619,266 sh (-29.84%)
Warren Buffett 37,026,698 sh (-31.54%)
John Hussman 25,700 sh (-36.86%)
Prem Watsa 281,200 sh (-57.52%)
Jim Simons 1,107,687 sh (-59.28%)
Jeremy Grantham 96,384 sh (-73.02%)
Kahn Brothers 50 sh (-98.50%)
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Q4 2017

IBM Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 1,613,489 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 548,666 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,440 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,115,200 sh (+181.23%)
Caxton Associates 8,257 sh (+96.60%)
Robert Olstein 57,000 sh (+35.71%)
John Buckingham 46,765 sh (+23.56%)
Jerome Dodson 235,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 25,700 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 32,122 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 15,700 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 5,850 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 106,500 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne Global Value Sold Out
Kahn Brothers Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Tweedy Browne Sold Out
John Rogers 46,946 sh (-0.04%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 618,878 sh (-0.06%)
Mario Gabelli 11,788 sh (-0.84%)
Dodge & Cox 86,484 sh (-3.97%)
Prem Watsa 265,700 sh (-5.51%)
Tom Russo 7,588 sh (-7.28%)
Ken Fisher 24,033 sh (-9.11%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 51,172 sh (-16.06%)
Mairs and Power 127,868 sh (-25.26%)
Ray Dalio 35,797 sh (-61.69%)
Warren Buffett 2,048,045 sh (-94.47%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,266 sh (-97.65%)
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Q1 2018

IBM Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Ken Fisher 24,683 sh (+2.70%)
Jerome Dodson Sold Out
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Latest Guru Trades with IBM

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ken Fisher 2018-03-31 Add 2.70%$147.59 - $169.12 $ 145.94-8%24,683
Warren Buffett 2017-12-31 Reduce -94.47%2.85%$146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%2,048,045
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-12-31 Reduce -0.06%$146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%618,878
Prem Watsa 2017-12-31 Reduce -5.51%0.18%$146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%265,700
Dodge & Cox 2017-12-31 Reduce -3.97%$146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%86,484
Robert Olstein 2017-12-31 Add 35.71%0.29%$146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%57,000
Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-12-31 Reduce -16.06%0.2%$146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%51,172
John Rogers 2017-12-31 Reduce -0.04%$146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%46,946
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Reduce -9.11%$146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%24,033
Mario Gabelli 2017-12-31 Reduce -0.84%$146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%11,788
Kahn Brothers 2017-12-31 Sold Out $146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%0
Tweedy Browne 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.93%$146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.51%$146.48 - $162.07 $ 145.94-4%0
Warren Buffett 2017-09-30 Reduce -31.54%1.62%$139.7 - $155.58 $ 145.940%37,026,698
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-09-30 Reduce -29.84%0.06%$139.7 - $155.58 $ 145.940%619,266
Prem Watsa 2017-09-30 Reduce -57.52%5.19%$139.7 - $155.58 $ 145.940%281,200
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Reduce -21.05%0.14%$139.7 - $155.58 $ 145.940%240,681
Dodge & Cox 2017-09-30 Reduce -4.13%$139.7 - $155.58 $ 145.940%90,057
Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-09-30 Reduce -3.95%0.06%$139.7 - $155.58 $ 145.940%60,964
John Rogers 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.05%$139.7 - $155.58 $ 145.940%46,964
Robert Olstein 2017-09-30 Add 50.00%0.26%$139.7 - $155.58 $ 145.940%42,000
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Add 20.03%$139.7 - $155.58 $ 145.940%26,441
Mario Gabelli 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.83%$139.7 - $155.58 $ 145.940%11,888
Kahn Brothers 2017-09-30 Reduce -98.50%0.08%$139.7 - $155.58 $ 145.940%50
Warren Buffett 2017-06-30 Reduce -16.23%1.13%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%54,084,673
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-06-30 Reduce -6.77%0.02%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%882,699
Prem Watsa 2017-06-30 Reduce -51.40%9.84%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%661,900
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 216.85%0.45%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%304,839
Tweedy Browne 2017-06-30 Reduce -14.25%0.2%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%234,755
Dodge & Cox 2017-06-30 Reduce -2.13%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%93,937
Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-06-30 Reduce -3.72%0.06%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%63,474
John Rogers 2017-06-30 Reduce -11.42%0.01%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%46,987
First Eagle Investment 2017-06-30 Add 69.76%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%32,122
Robert Olstein 2017-06-30 Add 33.33%0.14%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%28,000
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 9.19%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%22,029
Tom Gayner 2017-06-30 Add 61.86%0.02%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%15,700
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Reduce -3.62%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%11,988
David Dreman 2017-06-30 Add 45.31%0.16%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%5,850
Kahn Brothers 2017-06-30 Reduce -42.54%0.07%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%3,323
Ruane Cunniff 2017-06-30 Sold Out $150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%0
George Soros 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$150.37 - $174.52 $ 145.94-8%0
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Information Technology Services    NAICS: 541512    SIC: 7373
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Headquarter Location:USA
International Business Machines Corp offers a variety of IT services along with software, and hardware. It has operations in over 170 countries and provides planning, build, manage, and maintain IT infrastructure, platforms, applications, and services.

IBM is an IT behemoth with an operating history dating back over a century. The company's offerings span a range of services, software, and hardware. IBM operates on a global scale, with operations in over 170 countries (the company generates a little more than half of its revenue outside the Americas). The firm has an entrenched position globally within the largest multinational firms, providing an end-to-end portfolio that helps enterprises' plan, build, manage, and maintain IT infrastructure, platforms, applications, and services.

Guru Investment Theses on International Business Machines Corp

Jerome Dodson Comments on IBM - Jul 25, 2017

Our worst performer was International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), one of the world’s largest providers of information-technology solutions and services. The stock fell 11.7% from $174.14 to $153.83, reducing the Fund’s return by 49 basis points. Investors were disappointed by IBM’s weak quarterly operating margins, and questioned whether the company will be able to meet its annual earnings guidance. The stock fell again when famed investor Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) sold a third of his shares. While we recognize the near-term challenges, we believe IBM’s transition to a software-and analytics-oriented business will create a lot of value, so we’re holding onto our position.

From Jerome Dodson (Trades, Portfolio)'s second quarter 2017 Parnassus Fund commentary.

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Jerome Dodson Comments on IBM - Apr 26, 2017

International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), one of the world’s largest providers of information technology solutions and services, rose 4.9% from $165.99 to $174.14, contributing 27 basis points to the Fund’s return. Robust demand for its analytics and cloud software drove better-than-expected earnings. The company also saw growth rebound in China, aided by an increase in large mainframe upgrade deals with Chinese banks.

Jerome Dodson (Trades, Portfolio)'s first quarter 2017 Parnassus Funds commentary.

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Jerome Dodson Comments on International Business Machines - Jan 25, 2017

International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), one of the world’s largest providers of information technology solutions and services, rose 20.6%, from $137.62 to $165.99, contributing 119 basis points to the Fund’s return. The stock moved higher as investors became more optimistic about the company’s transformation from a stodgy old provider of mainframes to an exciting trendsetter in data analytics, cloud software and cognitive solutions.



From the Parnassus Fund fourth quarter 2016 commentary.



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Parnassus Fund Comments on International Business Machines - May 09, 2016

International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), one of the world’s largest providers of information technology solutions and services, rose 10.1% from $137.62 to $151.45, adding 48 basis points to the Fund. The stock slumped early in the quarter after the company delivered weaker-than-expected earnings due to stiff currency headwinds and sluggish demand for its legacy software. However, the stock rebounded, as investors became more optimistic about IBM’s growth prospects related to its newer software offerings and the Watson Data Analytics Platform. Investor sentiment continued to move higher after IBM announced several strategic acquisitions, including a $2.6 billion purchase of a private healthcare analytics provider. We still see plenty of upside in the stock as IBM gains further traction with its high-growth software and analytics offerings, which should result in higher earnings in the future.



From the Parnassus Fund first quarter 2016 shareholder letter.



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Ratios

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PE Ratio 23.95
IBM's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.61 vs. IBM: 23.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
IBM' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.94  Med: 13.32 Max: 27.25
Current: 23.95
8.94
27.25
Forward PE Ratio 10.52
IBM's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.04 vs. IBM: 10.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 23.95
IBM's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
54% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.94 vs. IBM: 23.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
IBM' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.89  Med: 12.84 Max: 27.25
Current: 23.95
8.89
27.25
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 9.45
IBM's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
72% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.98 vs. IBM: 9.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
IBM' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.8  Med: 13.51 Max: 17.8
Current: 9.45
8.8
17.8
PB Ratio 7.41
IBM's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1923 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. IBM: 7.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
IBM' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.66  Med: 9.01 Max: 14.09
Current: 7.41
3.66
14.09
PS Ratio 1.69
IBM's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1917 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. IBM: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
IBM' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.85 Max: 2.42
Current: 1.69
1
2.42
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.01
IBM's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
87% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.70 vs. IBM: 10.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
IBM' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 13.23 Max: 16.83
Current: 10.01
8
16.83
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.83
IBM's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
83% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. IBM: 7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
IBM' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.93  Med: 9.63 Max: 12.94
Current: 7.83
5.93
12.94
EV-to-EBIT 14.30
IBM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.79 vs. IBM: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IBM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 11.1 Max: 15.9
Current: 14.3
7.5
15.9
EV-to-EBITDA 10.29
IBM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
70% of the 1441 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. IBM: 10.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
IBM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 8.9 Max: 11.9
Current: 10.29
5.7
11.9
EV-to-Revenue 2.10
IBM's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
54% of the 2002 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. IBM: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
IBM' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 2.2 Max: 2.6
Current: 2.1
1.2
2.6
Shiller PE Ratio 11.49
IBM's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.15 vs. IBM: 11.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
IBM' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.33  Med: 19.41 Max: 25.95
Current: 11.49
10.33
25.95
Current Ratio 1.37
IBM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. IBM: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IBM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.37
0.88
2.03
Quick Ratio 1.33
IBM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. IBM: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IBM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.48
Current: 1.33
0.82
1.48
Days Inventory 14.05
IBM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.94 vs. IBM: 14.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
IBM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.34  Med: 16.82 Max: 18.24
Current: 14.05
13.34
18.24
Days Sales Outstanding 127.76
IBM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.90 vs. IBM: 127.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
IBM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.76  Med: 40.01 Max: 127.76
Current: 127.76
35.76
127.76
Days Payable 48.79
IBM's Days Payable is ranked higher than
58% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.06 vs. IBM: 48.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
IBM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.16  Med: 54.23 Max: 55.27
Current: 48.79
44.16
55.27

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 4.11
IBM's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. IBM: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
IBM' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.89 Max: 4.16
Current: 4.11
1.11
4.16
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.96
IBM's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. IBM: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
IBM' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.96
0.21
0.96
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 11.60
IBM's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. IBM: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
IBM' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.9  Med: 13.1 Max: 34.6
Current: 11.6
-40.9
34.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.31
IBM's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. IBM: 4.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.54
IBM's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1800 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. IBM: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
IBM' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 3.47 Max: 7.63
Current: 7.54
2.04
7.63
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.20
IBM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.20 vs. IBM: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
IBM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1  Med: 3.9 Max: 6.6
Current: 2.2
-1
6.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.95
IBM's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. IBM: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
IBM' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.19 Max: 6.04
Current: 0.95
0.71
6.04
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.92
IBM's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. IBM: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
IBM' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.56
Current: 0.92
0.21
1.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.00
IBM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 2098 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. IBM: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
IBM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 9 Max: 13.4
Current: 7
6.3
13.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 1.70
IBM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.67 vs. IBM: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
IBM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 16.3 Max: 23.6
Current: 1.7
0.9
23.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $80,057.00
EPS (TTM) $ 6.10
Beta1.05
Volatility15.24%
52-Week Range $139.13 - 171.13
Shares Outstanding (Mil)921.17

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 80,331 80,409 80,356
EBIT (Mil $) 12,763 13,713 14,057
EBITDA (Mil $) 17,578 18,600 18,803
EPS ($) 13.83 14.20 14.49
EPS without NRI ($) 13.83 14.20 14.49
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
6.02%
Dividends per Share ($) 6.04 6.24 6.22

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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