International Business Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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USD 139.45  1.99  1.41%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding International Business Machines Corporation is 'Strong 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 0.1407, jensen alpha of 0.2058, total risk alpha of 0.137, sortino ratio of 0.2442 and treynor ratio of 0.2688
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 14.65X, 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.

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International Business Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.28Value At Risk1.18
Potential Upside1.54Standard Deviation1.48
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares71.7 M8.1 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares61.4 M7 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares53.7 M6.1 B
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares12.9 M1.5 B
Geode Capital Management LlcCommon Shares12.6 M1.4 B
Northern Trust CorpCommon Shares12 M1.4 B
Morgan StanleyCommon Shares9.2 M1 B

International Business Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.01
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.14

International Business Volatility Alert

International Business Machines Corporation has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of 0.27, Maximum Drawdown of 9.86 and kurtosis of 21.91. However, we advice all investors to further analyze International Business Machines Corporation to make certain all market information is desiminated and is consistent with the current expectations about International Business upside potential.
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International Business Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsInternational BusinessPeer Average
Return On Equity50.34% (15.17)%
Return On Asset6.15% (15.64)%
Profit Margin10.97% (5.50)%
Operating Margin21.00% (10.91)%
Current Valuation159.88B152.14B
Shares Outstanding889.87M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.11% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions57.40% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted13.92M3.24M
Price to Earning14.65X40.69X
Price to Book7.41X14.44X
Price to Sales1.56X17.81X
Gross Profit36.94B21.75B
Net Income8.72B517.71M
Cash and Equivalents12.01B3.89B
Cash per Share13.49X5.17X
Total Debt45.89B7.36B
Debt to Equity271.00% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.29X3.30X
Book Value Per Share18.82X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations5.87B1.25B
Short Ratio3.39X2.09X
Earnings Per Share9.52X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth10.52X1.22X
Number of Employees350.6K10.67K
Market Capitalization124.09B29.78B
Total Asset110.5B126.86B
Retained Earnings152.76B38.24B
Working Capital8.23B3.58B
Current Asset42.5B36.8B
   Acquisition by Kenneth Keverian of 264 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 57.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

Latest Analysts View

International Business Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price140.00
Target Mean Price140.22
Recommendation Mean2.80
Target High Price165.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions18
Target Low Price115.00
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