International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) started the day on April 30, 2021, with a price decrease of -1.64% at $141.88. During the day, the stock rose to $143.83 and sunk to $140.55 before settling in for the price of $144.24 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, IBM posted a 52-week range of $105.92-$148.74.
It was noted that the giant of the Technology sector posted annual sales growth of -2.10% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -14.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -41.70%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $893.63 million, simultaneously with a float of $889.92 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $128.88 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $131.16, while the 200-day Moving Average is $124.75.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 375300 workers. It has generated 196,163 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 14,658. The stock had 3.39 Receivables turnover and 0.48 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +47.34, operating margin was +13.14 and Pretax Margin of +6.33.
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Information Technology Services Industry. International Business Machines Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 58.20% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Feb 08, this organization’s Director bought 64 shares at the rate of 123.30, making the entire transaction reach 7,891 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 64. Preceding that transaction, on Nov 09, Company’s Director bought 4,232 for 117.86, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 498,762. This particular insider is now the holder of 4,232 in total.
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 3/30/2021, the organization reported $1.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $1.63) by $0.14. This company achieved a net margin of +7.47 while generating a return on equity of 26.55. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 2.59 per share during the current fiscal year.
International Business Machines Corporation’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -41.70% and is forecasted to reach 12.03 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 5.61% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -14.40% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.90. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.82. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $24.21, and its Beta score is 1.23. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.75. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 12.47.
In the same vein, IBM’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 5.86, a figure that is expected to reach 2.28 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 12.03 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM), its last 5-days Average volume was 5.12 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 6.51 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 66.96% While, its Average True Range was 3.04.
Raw Stochastic average of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 78.14%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 62.64% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 27.58% that was higher than 27.52% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.