Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) reported sales (ttm) of 79.39 Billion, whereas, 18 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 18843 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 19598 million and lower end at 18421 million while the year ago reported sale was 18789.3 million.
17 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 21807 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 22363 million and 21035 million respectively.
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Jul 18 AMC, whereas, 20 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 3.39. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 3.6 and lower end at 3.25 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 3.33.
The company has mean EPS estimate of 5.23 reported by 20 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Jun2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 5.23 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 5.42 and 4.73 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 4.89. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 3 analysts is at 2.56%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 4.9 and -0.21.
Valuation Ratios of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) versus the Industry and Sector:
Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 12.68 while the company’s industry has 21.34 P/E and the sector P/E is 18.41. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 13.39 and low P/E is 10.12, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s high P/E for the past year is 33.31 and 22.85 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 14.02 for the industry and 9.68 for the Sector.
Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, IBM has Beta of 0.97 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.46 and 1.3 respectively.
Price to Sale ratio of IBM stands at 1.83 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 7.91. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 9.02, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 15.53 and 14.93 respectively.
5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:
Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.
5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) stands at -5.65 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 9.33 and 5 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -1.05 and -2.32.
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Trading Statistics:
The company surged 0.4% and closed its last trading session at $153.63. The market capitalization of the company is at $145.36 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $182.79 on 02/16/17 and 52-week Low of $147.79 on 10/18/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 0.82% and Monthly Volatility of 0.97%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.97 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.59.