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Consensus recommendation

As of Apr 21, 2017, 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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Buy3
Outperform3
Hold14
Underperform4
Sell2

Share price forecast

The 21 analysts offering 12 month price targets for International Business Machines Corp. have a median target of 166.00, with a high estimate of 212.00 and a low estimate of 110.00. The median estimate represents a 3.56% increase from the last price of 160.29.
High32.3%212.00
Med3.6%166.00
Low-31.4%110.00

Dividends

In 2016, International Business Machines Corp reported a dividend of 5.50 USD, which represents a 10.00% increase over last year. The 14 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 5.80 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 5.42%.
Div growth (TTM)10.00%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Apr 18, 2017, International Business Machines Corp. reported 1st quarter 2017 earnings of 2.38 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 19 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's 1st quarter results by 1.28%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Jul 18, 2017.
Average growth rate+9.21%
International Business Machines Corp. reported annual 2016 earnings of 13.59 per share on Jan 19, 2017.
Average growth rate-2.49%
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Revenue history & estimates

International Business Machines Corporation had 1st quarter 2017 revenues of 18.16bn. This missed the 18.39bn consensus estimate of the 17 analysts following the company. This was 2.83% below the prior year's 1st quarter results.
Average growth rate-0.01%
International Business Machines Corporation had revenues for the full year 2016 of 79.92bn. This was 2.23% below the prior year's results.
Average growth rate-6.42%
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