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Consensus recommendation

As of Dec 03, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 25 polled investment analysts covering International Business Machines Corp. advises investors to hold their position in the company. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts deteriorated on Oct 07, 2013. The previous consensus forecast advised that International Business Machines Corp. would outperform the market.
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Research reports

S&P Capital IQ – STARS Reports

Intl Bus. Machines
11 pages, 29 Oct 2016

Directors Deals Ltd.

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

2 pages, 20 Apr 1993

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

2 pages, 24 Mar 1993

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

12 pages, 05 Jun 1992
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Share price forecast

The 21 analysts offering 12 month price targets for International Business Machines Corp. have a median target of 160.00, with a high estimate of 186.00 and a low estimate of 110.00. The median estimate represents a 0.10% increase from the last price of 159.84.


In 2015, International Business Machines Corp reported a dividend of 5.00 USD, which represents a 17.65% increase over last year. The 13 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 5.24 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 4.80%.
Div growth (TTM)17.65%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Oct 17, 2016, International Business Machines Corp. reported 3rd quarter 2016 earnings of 3.29 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 20 analysts following the company and under-performed last year's 3rd quarter results by 1.50%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Jan 17, 2017.
Average growth rate+7.63%
International Business Machines Corp. reported annual 2015 earnings of 14.92 per share on Jan 19, 2016.
The next earnings announcement from International Business Machines Corp. is expected the week of Jan 17, 2017.
Average growth rate+3.11%
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Revenue history & estimates

International Business Machines Corporation had 3rd quarter 2016 revenues of 19.23bn. This bettered the 19.00bn consensus of the 17 analysts covering the company. This was 0.28% below the prior year's 3rd quarter results.
Average growth rate+0.61%
International Business Machines Corporation had revenues for the full year 2015 of 81.74bn. This was 11.91% below the prior year's results.
Average growth rate-6.42%
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