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Consensus recommendation

As of Aug 19, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 26 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, 20 Aug 2016

Ford Investor Services, Inc.

Value Graph: IBM -- IBM
1 page, 19 Aug 2016


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 20 analysts offering 12 month price targets for International Business Machines Corp. have a median target of 161.00, with a high estimate of 186.00 and a low estimate of 110.00. The median estimate represents a 0.46% increase from the last price of 160.26.


In 2015, International Business Machines Corp reported a dividend of 5.00 USD, which represents a 17.65% increase over last year. The 14 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 5.24 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 4.70%.
Div growth (TTM)17.65%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Jul 18, 2016, International Business Machines Corp. reported 2nd quarter 2016 earnings of 2.95 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 18 analysts following the company and under-performed last year's 2nd quarter results by 23.18%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Oct 17, 2016.
Average growth rate+1.49%
International Business Machines Corp. reported annual 2015 earnings of 14.92 per share on Jan 19, 2016.
Average growth rate+3.11%
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Revenue history & estimates

International Business Machines Corporation had 2nd quarter 2016 revenues of 20.24bn. This bettered the 20.03bn consensus of the 16 analysts covering the company. This was 2.76% below the prior year's 2nd quarter results.
Average growth rate+0.02%
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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