International Business Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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USD 122.19  1.63  0.01%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding International Business Machines Corporation is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides International Business buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding IBM positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of International Business available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from IBM buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check International Business Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon International Business Machines Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0552, jensen alpha of 0.1029, total risk alpha of 0.1078, sortino ratio of 0.0511 and treynor ratio of 0.0492
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 19.69X, 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.

International Business Thematic Classifications

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International Business Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.06Value At Risk3.13
Potential Upside2.47Standard Deviation2.04
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Simplex Trading LlcCall Options5.9 K67.1 M
Gateway Investment Advisers LlcCommon Shares501.1 K57 M
Simplex Trading LlcPut Options4.3 K48.5 M
Retirement Systems Of AlabamaCommon Shares420.4 K47.8 M
Saratoga Research Investment ManagementCommon Shares401.3 K45.6 M
State Of Alaska Department Of RevenueCommon Shares259.1 K29.4 M
Gulf International Bank Uk LtdCommon Shares215.4 K24.5 M
Greylin Investment Mangement IncCommon Shares180.7 K20.5 M
Gofen Glossberg LlcCommon Shares166.6 K18.9 M

International Business Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.97
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.05

International Business Volatility Alert

International Business Machines Corporation currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.05. It has Information Ratio of 0.05 and Jensen Alpha of 0.1. However, we do advice investors to further question International Business Machines Corporation expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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International Business Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsInternational BusinessPeer Average
Return On Equity28.82% (15.17)%
Return On Asset6.38% (15.64)%
Profit Margin7.12% (5.50)%
Operating Margin21.09% (10.91)%
Current Valuation143.1B152.14B
Shares Outstanding908.79M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.10% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions59.20% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted14.06M3.24M
Price to Earning19.69X40.69X
Price to Book5.61X14.44X
Price to Sales1.38X17.81X
Gross Profit36.23B21.75B
Net Income5.72B517.71M
Cash and Equivalents14.49B3.89B
Cash per Share15.95X5.17X
Total Debt47.08B7.36B
Debt to Equity236.30% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.31X3.30X
Book Value Per Share21.77X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations6.2B1.25B
Short Ratio2.29X2.09X
Earnings Per Share6.20X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth9.18X1.22X
Number of Employees366.6K10.67K
Market Capitalization111.05B29.78B
Total Asset110.5B126.86B
Retained Earnings152.76B38.24B
Working Capital8.23B3.58B
Current Asset42.5B36.8B
   Acquisition by Kenneth Keverian of tradable shares of International Business subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

International Business Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

International Business has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
About 59.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

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International Business Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price140.00
Target Mean Price143.84
Recommendation Mean2.70
Target High Price200.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions19
Target Low Price109.00
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