As on May 18, 2021, International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) started slowly as it slid -0.83% to $143.91. During the day, the stock rose to $145.30 and sunk to $143.23 before settling in for the price of $145.11 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, IBM posted a 52-week range of $105.92-$148.74.
The Technology sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been -2.10% for the last half of the decade. 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 $892.33 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $128.13 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $136.81, while the 200-day Moving Average is $125.92.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 375300 number of employees on its payroll. 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
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Information Technology Services industry. International Business Machines Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 58.30% 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
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 3/31/2021, the company posted $1.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (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 12.05 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 2.80. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $24.56, and its Beta score is 1.21. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.74. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 12.39.
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 12.05 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [International Business Machines Corporation, IBM], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 4.28 million was lower the volume of 6.39 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 46.46% While, its Average True Range was 2.71.
Raw Stochastic average of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 84.61%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 41.03% 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 22.46% that was lower than 27.85% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.