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 159.53  2.54  1.57%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding International Business Machines Corporation is 'Hold'.
For the selected time horizon International Business Machines Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0812, jensen alpha of (0.095503), total risk alpha of (0.8), sortino ratio of 0.8337 and treynor ratio of 0.1543
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 13.45 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 Return0.52Value At Risk-0.5926
Potential Upside1.0891Standard Deviation1.9254
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Apg Asset Management NvCommon Shares2.5 M362.7 M
Pggm InvestmentsCommon Shares1.6 M239.4 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares888.1 K128.8 M
National Pension ServiceCommon Shares715.1 K104.2 M
Gateway Investment Advisers LlcCommon Shares482.3 K70 M
State Treasurer State Of MichiganCommon Shares471.5 K68.4 M
Focused Investors LlcCommon Shares459.6 K66.7 M

International Business Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW= 3.28 
Overall volatility
= 1.93 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.17 

International Business Volatility Alert

International Business Machines Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 4.23 and kurtosis of 18.96. 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 Equity66.48 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.67 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin14.58 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin16.22 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation168.63 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding931.94 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.1 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions60.05 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted19.98 M3.24 M
Price to Earning13.45 times40.69 times
Price to Book8.2 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.93 times17.81 times
Revenue78.44 B9.85 B
Gross Profit38.29 B21.75 B
EBITDA17.19 B1.41 B
Net Income11.45 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents12.3 B3.89 B
Cash per Share13.19 times5.17 times
Total Debt45.68 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity246.3 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.25 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share19.76 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations15.39 B1.25 B
Short Ratio5.26 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share12.05 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth4.96 times1.22 times
Number of Employees377.76 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization151.04 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


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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

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Risk Adjusted Performance0.0812
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.1643
Mean Deviation0.8927
Downside Deviation0.3866
Coefficient Of Variation373.3
Standard Deviation1.93
Information Ratio0.1674
Jensen Alpha(0.095503)
Total Risk Alpha(0.8)
Sortino Ratio0.8337
Treynor Ratio0.1543
Maximum Drawdown8.01
Value At Risk(0.59)
Potential Upside1.09
Downside Variance0.1495
Semi Variance(0.44)
Expected Short fall(1.29)

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 244.37 Billion. International Business totals roughly 168.63 Billion in current valuation claiming about 69% of equities listed under Search Cloud And Integrated IT Services industry.