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About the company

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is a technology company. The Company operates through five segments: Cognitive Solutions, Global Business Services (GBS), Technology Services & Cloud Platforms, Systems and Global Financing. The Cognitive Solutions segment delivers a spectrum of capabilities, from descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics to cognitive systems. Cognitive Solutions includes Watson, a cognitive computing platform that has the ability to interact in natural language, process big data, and learn from interactions with people and computers. The GBS segment provides clients with consulting, application management services and global process services. The Technology Services & Cloud Platforms segment provides information technology infrastructure services. The Systems segment provides clients with infrastructure technologies. The Global Financing segment includes client financing, commercial financing, and remanufacturing and remarketing.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)77.86bn
  • Net income in USD10.82bn
  • Incorporated1911
  • Employees350.60k
  • Location
    International Business Machines Corp1 New Orchard RdARMONK 10504-1722United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (914) 499-1900
  • Websitehttps://www.ibm.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
IBM:NYQ since
T-Systems International GmbH-Maniframe UnitRumoured15 Jan 201915 Jan 2019Rumoured24.33%--
Red Hat IncDeal completed28 Oct 201828 Oct 2018Deal completed19.95%33.56bn
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Jul 19 2019 21:00 BST.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
First Data Corp9.53bn1.07bn27.55bn19.00k26.146.3012.892.891.121.129.914.630.2008--4.55501,684.202.230.60954.831.1160.1843.6511.092.12--2.350.7062---21.19-2.55-44.72--9.77--
Twitter Inc3.16bn1.34bn28.95bn3.92k21.884.0816.119.151.721.724.089.230.3387--4.88807,239.3014.29-0.318416.15-0.349468.2066.1942.20-0.9049--64.480.2783--24.5235.55392.41--44.91--
Mercadolibre Inc1.59bn-11.80m31.99bn7.24k--14.45828.7720.09-0.2745-0.274535.4046.890.5164258.033.53219,981.60-0.38274.53-0.61568.1648.4359.20-0.74116.182.82--0.243234.5318.3424.96-382.73---3.06--
Baidu Inc (ADR)15.34bn2.97bn39.13bn42.27k13.251.648.002.558.438.4343.6668.170.3648--19.83362,835.305.7811.238.1515.6346.2752.7115.8326.04----0.28570.0020.6026.2149.8121.1443.45--
Equinix Inc5.22bn414.04m43.06bn7.90k100.035.1126.,381.501.950.70262.090.771749.0450.017.932.44--2.080.5652499.0116.1018.69706.5230.5427.48--
Uber Technologies Inc-100.00bn-100.00bn74.11bn22.26k--------------3.44----------------------------0.5533--43.31--100.00------
Accenture Plc42.80bn4.68bn130.92bn459.00k27.079.0523.583.067.207.2065.7321.541.67--5.4993,249.7018.4818.8131.1035.7230.6129.9211.1010.58--60.420.001739.6213.166.4823.005.2410.8710.43
International Business Machines Corp.77.86bn10.82bn132.67bn350.60k12.487.528.391.7011.999.6886.3919.900.563623.7010.48222,076.407.8310.5810.9215.4446.9448.2813.9015.251.7924.070.804340.630.5712-4.15-4.21-8.61-0.865110.91
Facebook Inc58.95bn19.55bn573.12bn37.77k29.826.6323.619.726.736.7320.3230.290.5942--10.171,656,476.0019.7119.2821.3220.2482.6284.7233.1736.99----0.000.0037.3547.9721.5471.4959.17--
Data as of Jul 19 2019. Currency figures normalised to International Business Machines Corp's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

25.88%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Mar 201970.64m7.97%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 201954.48m6.14%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Mar 201942.94m4.84%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 31 Mar 201911.95m1.35%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 31 Mar 201911.86m1.34%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 20188.72m0.98%
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (Invt Mgmt)as of 31 Mar 20197.79m0.88%
Mellon Investments Corp.as of 31 Mar 20197.33m0.83%
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 20197.20m0.81%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Mar 20196.52m0.74%
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