International Business Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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USD 151.35  1.32  0.88%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding International Business Machines Corporation is 'Strong Hold'. 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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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon International Business Machines Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0976, jensen alpha of 0.0286, total risk alpha of 0.1, sortino ratio of 0.011276 and treynor ratio of 0.1868
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 24.06 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.

International Business Thematic Classifications

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International Business Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.15Value At Risk1.09
Potential Upside1.54Standard Deviation0.77
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares67.1 M9.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares59.6 M8.3 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares49.9 M7 B
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance CoCommon Shares16.7 M2.3 B
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares12.8 M1.8 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares12.4 M1.7 B
Morgan StanleyCommon Shares12.1 M1.7 B
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options4 M554.1 M

International Business Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.75
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.01

International Business Volatility Alert

International Business Machines Corporation exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.27 and kurtosis of -0.46. However, we advice investors to further investigate International Business Machines Corporation to make sure all market statistics is disseminated and is consistent with investors' estimations about International Business upside potential.
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International Business Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsInternational BusinessPeer Average
Return On Equity30.93 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.44 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin7.12 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin21.09 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation169.39 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding912.77 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.11 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions57.86 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted14.53 M3.24 M
Price to Earning24.06 times40.69 times
Price to Book7.36 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.69 times17.81 times
Revenue80.77 B9.85 B
Gross Profit36.23 B21.75 B
EBITDA17.03 B1.41 B
Net Income5.75 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents11.71 B3.89 B
Cash per Share12.83 times5.17 times
Total Debt45.58 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity244.40 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.32 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share20.29 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations5.82 B1.25 B
Short Ratio4.12 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.21 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth11.21 times1.22 times
Number of Employees366.6 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization136.34 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
   Acquisition by Daniels Michael E 1 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 58.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On August 9, 2018 International Business paid $ 1.57 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Exercise or conversion by Virginia Rometty of 8824 shares of International Business subject to Rule 16b-3

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International Business Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price162.50
Target Mean Price164.50
Recommendation Mean2.60
Target High Price200.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions18
Target Low Price137.00
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