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How has International Business Machines Corporation:(NYSE:IBM) performed recently?

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 145870.65. It is in the Information Technology Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 11.42, a forward P/E of 10.77 and EPS of 13.28. At a stock price of 151.68 (-0.44%) it has a dividend yield of 3.69%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 3.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by -12.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 4.45% and more long-term 2.65% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -14.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -3.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -4.60%.

For performance, International Business Machines Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 5.70%. For the last month performance for International Business Machines Corporation is -0.79%. While the last quarter is 2.10% and half year, 13.80%. Finally for the year, performance is -4.42%.

The 52-week high for International Business Machines Corporation, is at -9.39%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.11%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.47% and 8.61% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.29%, and for the month it is 1.34%. International Business Machines Corporation, has a target price of 144.18.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.7, and for total debt/equity International Business Machines Corporation has 3.05. The gross margin is 49.40%, while operating margin is 16.90%, the profit margin is 15.90%. The current ratio is 1.4 and the quick ratio is 1.3.

Insider ownership is at 0.05%, with instituitional ownership at 59.40%. International Business Machines Corporation has a payout ratio of 39.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 961.7. The shares float is 959.39, with the float short at 2.11%, with short ratio coming to 5.36.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see International Business Machines Corporation, get 11.40%, with its returns on investment at 24.70%. Return on equity is 91.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 144.18, reached soon?

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