International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) went down by -1.70% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $158.75 and move down -37.2%, while IBM stocks collected -2.39% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 07/08/20 that IBM to Acquire WDG Automation to Advance AI-Infused Automation Capabilities for Enterprises
International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Worth an Investment?
International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 11.27 times of increase in earnings at the present.
IBM Market Performance
IBM stocks went down by -2.39% for the week, with the monthly drop of -12.25% and a quarterly performance of -3.00%, while its annual performance rate touched -17.63%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -4.16% for IBM stocks with the simple moving average of -11.02% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for IBM stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for IBM shares by setting it to “Equal-Weight”. The predicted price for IBM socks in the upcoming period according to Morgan Stanley is $111 based on the research report published on April 21, 2020.
Edward Jones, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see IBM stock at the price of $111. The rating they have provided for IBM stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on February 3, 2020.
Morgan Stanley gave “ Equal-Weight” rating to IBM stocks, setting the target price at $155 in the report published on January 17, 2020.
IBM Stocks -5.58% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought IBM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, International Business Machines Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -27.11% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 2.62%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 1.99%, while the shares sank at the distance of -10.90% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -8.36% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, IBM went down by -2.39%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -18.55% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $120.03. In addition, International Business Machines Corporation saw -13.68% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.
IBM Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), starting from Del Bene Robert F, who sold 1,175 shares at the price of $140.38 back on Feb 26. After this action, Rushing now owns 7,891 shares of International Business Machines Corporation, valued at $164,952 with the latest closing price.
Del Bene Robert F, the VP, Controller of International Business Machines Corporation, sold 1,175 shares at the value of $151.24 during a trade that took place back on Feb 20, which means that Del Bene Robert F is holding 9,066 shares at the value of $177,712 based on the most recent closing price.
IBM Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +13.76 for the present operating margin and +45.87 for gross margin. The net margin for International Business Machines Corporation stands at +12.23. Total capital return value is set at 13.98, while invested capital returns managed to touch 14.38. Equity return holds the value 47.20%, with 5.90% for asset returns.
Based on International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), the company’s capital structure generated 327.04 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 76.58. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 44.79 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 10.34 and long-term debt to capital is 278.21.
EBITDA value lies at +2.87 B with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 3.77. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 2.13 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.38. The receivables turnover for International Business Machines Corporation is 2.80 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.56. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.97.