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Highlights from the Ratings and Financial Report for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) went down by -0.56% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $144.73. The company’s stock price has collected 1.00% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 06/03/22 that Kyndryl Shares Swoon on Fear It Faces Huge Liability in Lawsuit Against IBM

Is It Worth Investing in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE :IBM) Right Now?

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 24.53 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for IBM is at 0.92. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 20 who provided ratings for International Business Machines Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 11 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $146.35, which is $6.55 above the current price. IBM currently public float of 898.64M and currently shorts hold a 2.18% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of IBM was 5.03M shares.

IBM’s Market Performance

IBM stocks went up by 1.00% for the week, with a monthly jump of 6.69% and a quarterly performance of 6.21%, while its annual performance rate touched -1.94%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.02% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.03% for International Business Machines Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.38% for IBM stocks with a simple moving average of 5.52% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of IBM

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for IBM stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for IBM by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for IBM in the upcoming period, according to Morgan Stanley is $150 based on the research report published on April 14th of the current year 2022.

UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see IBM reach a price target of $124, previously predicting the price at $136. The rating they have provided for IBM stocks is “Sell” according to the report published on January 11th, 2022.

Goldman gave a rating of “Neutral” to IBM, setting the target price at $140 in the report published on January 10th of the current year.

IBM Trading at 1.74% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -5.29% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.03%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.02%, as shares surge +4.51% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +7.32% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, IBM rose by +1.00%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -1.79% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $137.90. In addition, International Business Machines Corporation saw 2.56% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at IBM starting from Del Bene Robert F, who sale 1,600 shares at the price of $139.04 back on Jun 02. After this action, Del Bene Robert F now owns 15,062 shares of International Business Machines Corporation, valued at $222,465 using the latest closing price.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINE, the 10% Owner of International Business Machines Corporation, sale 22,301,536 shares at $13.95 during a trade that took place back on May 19, which means that INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINE is holding 22,301,536 shares at $311,106,427 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for IBM

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +12.25 for the present operating margin
  • +53.72 for the gross margin

The net margin for International Business Machines Corporation stands at +8.22.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.85.