International Business Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides International Business Machines Corporation buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding International Business positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of International Business Machines Corporation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from International Business buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check International Business Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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International Business Machines Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 147.1  1.87  1.26%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding International Business Machines Corporation is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon International Business Machines Corporation has a mean deviation of 0.6648, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 0.8469, variance of 0.7172, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell recommendation on International Business to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on International Business. Our buy or sell recommendations engine determines the entity potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure International Business Machines Corporation is not overpriced, please check out all International Business fundamentals including its Revenue, Current Ratio, Market Capitalization, as well as the relationship between Cash and Equivalents and Earnings Per Share . Given that International Business has Price to Earning of 12.42 times, we strongly advise you confirm International Business market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.35Value At Risk1.55
Potential Upside0.73Standard Deviation0.85
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares63.3 M9.2 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares54.8 M7.9 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares50.5 M7.3 B
Berkshire Hathaway IncCommon Shares37 M5.4 B
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance CoCommon Shares16.7 M2.4 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares12.9 M1.9 B
Morgan StanleyCommon Shares12.9 M1.9 B

International Business Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=0.67
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.48

International Business Volatility Alert

International Business Machines Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.38 and kurtosis of 0.31. However, we advise investors to further study International Business Machines Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsInternational BusinessPeer Average
Return On Equity61.31 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.97 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin14.43 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin16.89 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation177.57 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding925.79 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.08 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions60.13 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted19.98 M3.24 M
Price to Earning12.42 times40.69 times
Price to Book7.05 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.76 times17.81 times
Revenue78.37 B9.85 B
Gross Profit38.29 B21.75 B
EBITDA17.76 B1.41 B
Net Income11.32 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents11.51 B3.89 B
Cash per Share12.39 times5.17 times
Total Debt45.63 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity230.9 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.41 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share21.12 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations14.84 B1.25 B
Short Ratio5.26 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share11.99 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth4.59 times1.22 times
Number of Employees377.76 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization137.84 B29.78 B
Total Asset110.5 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings152.76 B38.24 B
Working Capital8.23 B3.58 B
Current Asset42.5 B36.8 B
Strong Sell


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   Sale by Jon Iwata of 264 shares of International Business [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance(0.15)
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.545
Mean Deviation0.6648
Coefficient Of Variation(244.68)
Standard Deviation0.8469
Information Ratio(0.48)
Jensen Alpha(0.32)
Total Risk Alpha(0.47)
Treynor Ratio0.535
Maximum Drawdown3.03
Value At Risk(1.55)
Potential Upside0.7272

Current Valuation

International Business Current Valuation Analysis
International Business Machines Corporation is considered the number one company in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Search Cloud And Integrated IT Services industry is currently estimated at about 253.87 Billion. International Business totals roughly 177.57 Billion in current valuation claiming about 70% of equities listed under Search Cloud And Integrated IT Services industry.