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 153.96  1.56  1.00%

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 1.24, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 1.7, variance of 2.9, 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 24.97 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 Return0.26Value At Risk4.07
Potential Upside1.84Standard Deviation1.70
 Return Density 

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International Business Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.33
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0068

International Business Volatility Alert

International Business Machines Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.75 and kurtosis of 0.76. 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 Equity31.89 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.07 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin7.27 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin20.65 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation176.58 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding925.79 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.10 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions58.37 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted16.84 M3.24 M
Price to Earning24.97 times40.69 times
Price to Book8.05 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.79 times17.81 times
Revenue79.14 B9.85 B
Gross Profit38.29 B21.75 B
EBITDA16.34 B1.41 B
Net Income5.76 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents12.58 B3.89 B
Cash per Share13.61 times5.17 times
Total Debt46.82 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity264.10 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.33 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share19.03 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations8.58 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.71 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.14 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth3.81 times1.22 times
Number of Employees377.76 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization141.81 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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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Harreld J Bruce of 9148 shares of International Business subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.27
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.8521
Mean Deviation1.24
Coefficient Of Variation642.74
Standard Deviation1.7
Information Ratio0.0068
Jensen Alpha0.37
Total Risk Alpha0.004
Treynor Ratio0.8421
Maximum Drawdown5.91
Value At Risk4.07
Potential Upside1.84

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 260.47 Billion. International Business totals roughly 176.58 Billion in current valuation claiming about 68% of equities listed under Search Cloud And Integrated IT Services industry.