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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 156309.28. It is in the Information Technology Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 13.16, a forward P/E of 11.48 and EPS of 12.31. At a stock price of 162.57 (0.38%) it has a dividend yield of 3.46%.

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 4.48% and more long-term 2.85% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -27.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -3.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -2.80%.

For performance, International Business Machines Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -0.09%. For the last month performance for International Business Machines Corporation is 1.91%. While the last quarter is 10.58% and half year, 36.26%. Finally for the year, performance is 8.45%.

The 52-week high for International Business Machines Corporation, is at -1.44%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 41.74%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.86% and 15.27% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.02%, and for the month it is 1.09%. International Business Machines Corporation, has a target price of 153.9.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.52, and for total debt/equity International Business Machines Corporation has 2.83. The gross margin is 48.90%, while operating margin is 14.70%, the profit margin is 14.90%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 1.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.05%, with instituitional ownership at 59.80%. International Business Machines Corporation has a payout ratio of 43.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 965.17. The shares float is 955.27, with the float short at 2.19%, with short ratio coming to 6.07.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see International Business Machines Corporation, get 10.50%, with its returns on investment at 23.40%. Return on equity is 82.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 153.9, reached soon?

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