Understanding International Business Machines (IBM)

Shares of Large-cap technology company International Business Machines moved -1.03% this afternoon, and are now trading at $135.0 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $146.76.

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, with operations in over 170 countries.

The company has a net profit margin of 2.71%, compared to its operating margins of 0.12%. Its Revenues have a year-on-year growth rate of 412.3%, compared to a YoY growth rate of 14.7% for its earnings.

Based on its trailing earning per share of 6.09, International Business Machines has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 22.17

IBM has a forward P/E ratio of 15.55.

The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.276. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing International Business Machines's estimated growth potential

Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 6.75

International Business Machines currently returns an annual dividend yield of 4.81%.

2021-12-31 2020-12-31 2019-12-31 2018-12-31 2017-12-31
EPS $6.39 $6.26 $10.63 $9.78 $6.24
EPS Growth 2.0% -41.0% 9.0% 57.0% n/a
Shares Outstanding (k) 898,069 892,653 887,110 892,479 922,179
Shares Growth 1.0% 1.0% -1.0% -3.0% n/a
Net Income (k) $5,743,000 $5,590,000 $9,431,000 $8,728,000 $5,753,000
Net Income Growth 2.7% -40.7% 8.1% 51.7% n/a
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