International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $157.1. The stock traded with the volume of 3.14 Million in the last trading session. International Business Machines Corporation opened at $164 and closed by showing a decrease of -0.6%. The Bid price in the last session was $163.56 x 300 and the Ask price was $163.92 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).
International Business Machines Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 155.49 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $165 and 52-Week Low of $116.9 and it touched its 52-week high on Sep 29, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.
International Business Machines Corporation reported its last Earnings on Oct 17 AMC where the company reported Actual EPS of $3.29/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $3.23/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.06/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 1.9%. The company will report its next earnings on Jan 17 – Jan 23 (Est.).
21 number of analysts also provided their insight on International Business Machines Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $157.1. They also projected Low Price Target as $110 while High Price Target is set at $186.
A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 3 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 4 reported it as Buy.15 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 2 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 1 say that this stock is a SELL.
International Business Machines Corporation annual Divided is 5.6 while it’s Dividend Yield is 3.42%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.33 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 11.7. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.94 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 9.17, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 15.41 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 16.75.
The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 10.2 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 76.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 23.4%.
The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 3.71% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 5.52 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 9.14 percent.
A look at performance overview of International Business Machines Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is 0.47 percent while Performance Month is 8.13%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 3.52% and Half Year Performance value stands at 9.13%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 21.76 percent. International Business Machines Corporation has its YTD performance of 23.36 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).
Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 14 Nov 2016 where Officer Iwata Jon C did a transaction type “Sell” in which 400 shares were traded at a price of $158.72. Another insider trade includes Officer Iwata Jon C who also initiated a transaction in which 737 shares were traded on 14 Nov 2016 as “Sell”. On 14 Nov 2016 Officer Iwata Jon C traded 563 shares as “Sell” at $158.68. Officer Iwata Jon C Sell 110 shares on 14 Nov 2016 at the price of $158.63.
The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm BofA/Merrill on 10-Nov-16 who Upgrade the stock from Neutral to Buy. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 26-Sep-16, Societe Generale took an action “Upgrade” from Sell to Hold. On 25-Jul-16, the stock was Downgrade to Hold by Standpoint Research.