IBM Stock Price (NYSE:IBM)
International Business Machines Corp. Business Profile
IBM stock saw a major correction in October 2014. This was due to the firm missing its EPS target. IBM stock price has increased at a decent pace after the dot com burst. IBM EPS chart shows a healthy growth rate in the past decade. This led to IBM valuation touching a peak of $237 billon in 2012. There are varying opinions on how the stock will perform in the future and how it should navigate the turbulence within the tech world.
IBM history gives an impression of a tech juggernaut which consistently ranked in the top 3 technology firms. However IBM stocks have seen good amount of ups and downs. During the height of tech boom IBM stock split happened twice, in 1997 and 1999. The firm was able to withstand the tech bubble burst due to a stable revenue stream and better business model. IBM stock history also shows the lower impact of financial recession on this stock. This along with the stable cash flow attracted the investment by revered investor Warren Buffet in 2012 to the tune of almost $11 billion.
IBM stock quote shows a major fall post announcement of its last quarter results. The company was following roadmap 2015 which was to meet an EPS target of $20 per share. However the last quarter results showed that the company would be missing the target by a huge margin. IBM quote reacted to this news and the stock plummeted by over 10% stabilizing at $161 per share. It remains to be seen how the management will navigate the choppy waters of the tech world to bring IBM on a higher growth path.
IBM is an information technology company which operates in five segments, namely: Global Business Services (GBS), Global Technology Services (GTS), Global Financing, Software, Systems and Technology.
Global Business Services provides application management services and professional services. The Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure and business process services, including outsourcing, process, integrated technology, cloud, and technology support. Its Global Financing segment provides financing to end users, and commercial financing in the form of loans to dealers and remarketers of IT products.
Software, Systems and Technology segments offer integrated software and solutions for all business, with some of the main categories being application infrastructure; mobile development, connectivity, and analytics; big data analytics; infrastructure protection; cloud and IT protection to name a few.
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Sector: Computer and Technology
Industry: Computer-Integrated Systems
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IBM Financial Statements
|Net Sales or Revenues||79.14B||79.92B||81.74B||92.79B||99.75B|
|Total Operating Expense||25.89B||26.82B||25.68B||28.62B||29.73B|
|cash flow statement||2017||2016||2015||2014||2013|
|Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities||6.81B||1.23B||-2.44B||-1.77B||-2.45B|
|Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities||16.72B||16.96B||17.01B||16.87B||17.49B|
|Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment||-2.77B||-3.14B||-3.21B||-3.34B||-3.25B|
An investor needs to spend $141.25 to buy IBM stock, as the closing IBM stock price is $141.25. IBM market capitalization is $130.93B and it represents the total market value of IBM stock. IBM valuation can be different from its intrinsic stock price when viewed from a value investors perspective.
The stock price movement of a company indicates what investors are willing to pay. For Ex: if investors feel that IBM is worth a lot, it will most likely be reflected in an inflated IBM stock quote, and vice versa. However, it must be noted that a company's value must not be equated to its share price. The volume of shares traded stood at 3,887,650 on the last trading day, as is evident from IBM stock chart, and IBM stock quote data. The board of directors decide what percentage of a company's earnings will be paid out as dividends. IBM stock dividend was 6.28 during the last quarter. IBM stock price history has details about historical stock quotes, P/E ratios and price to sales ratios.