IBM Earnings Q1: 8 Things to Know About It

IBM Earnings Q1: 8 Things to Know About It

It is down 9.33% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.13% the S&P500. Tower Bridge Advsrs reported 0.87% stake. Founders Capital Management Llc sold 28,893 shares as the company's stock declined 0.39% with the market.

International Business Machines Corp reported a 5 percent rise in first-quarter revenue on Tuesday, benefiting from its shift to cloud computing and security services. The stock increased 1.83% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $30.6. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 54.35% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.12% the S&P500. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 29,856 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,323,623.36. Therefore 55% are positive. Raymond James initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, September 10 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, October 21 by S&P Research. The stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy" on Thursday, October 26.

Analysts await CenturyLink, Inc. The target price indicates a potential upside of 12.00% from IBM (NYSE:IBM)'s previous close. Equities analysts expect that International Business Machines Corp. will post $13.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The technology company reported $5.18 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $5.17 by $0.01.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.62 in Q4 2017. It's down -0.64, from 1.67 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 17 investors sold TXMD shares while 25 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. Tru Advsr invested in 1% or 5,900 shares. (NASDAQ:TXMD) or 500 shares. First Foundation Advsr owns 6,628 shares or 0.05% of their United States portfolio. Vanguard Group Incorporated holds 372,098 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Riggs Asset Managment has invested 0% in CenturyLink, Inc. America First Investment Advisors Ltd Liability has invested 0.02% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Stanley has invested 0.15% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & holds 0% in SemGroup Corporation (NYSE:SEMG) or 7,806 shares. Cls Invs Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 104 shares. Middleton Inc Ma reported 4,560 shs. Markel Corporation accumulated 15,700 shares. Canada Pension Plan Board reported 1.36 million shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.29, from 0.74 in 2017Q3. Finally, MPS Loria Financial Planners LLC bought a new position in shares of IBM during the second quarter valued at approximately $156,000. Investors holded 519.10 million in 2017Q3 but now own 504.07 million shares or 2.90% less. Whitnell & stated it has 9,843 shares. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, November 13 by RBC Capital Markets. $145.44 billion is International Bus Mach Corp's market cap. 13,000 International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) shares with value of $2.01 million were sold by Clementi Erich. 33,750 were reported by Parsons Capital Mngmt Inc Ri. 16,901 were accumulated by Archford Cap Strategies Limited Liability. American Capital Management Inc bought 36,600 shares as the company's stock declined 0.47% with the market. Autus Asset Mgmt Llc has invested 0.11% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). The Company operates through five segments: Cognitive Solutions, Global Business Services (GBS), Technology Services & Cloud Platforms, Systems and Global Financing. Moreover, Botty Invsts Ltd Company has 0.18% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Swiss National Bank & Trust owns 3.51 million shares.

Since January 31, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 insider sales for $2.69 million activity. Shares for $780,000 were sold by Gherson Diane J. Park Oh holds 1.94% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 226,206 shares. (NYSE:CTL) for 79 shares. The positive are 53%. Amica Retiree Medical Tru stated it has 0.47% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM).

Systems (includes systems hardware and operating systems software) - revenues of $1.5 billion, up 8% (up 4% adjusting for currency) driven by growth in IBM Z and Power. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". Societe Generale set a $149.00 price objective on IBM and gave the stock a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, January 19th. JMP Securities has "Market Perform" rating and $167 target. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, July 19 by Deutsche Bank. Wells Fargo has "Market Perform" rating and $162.50 target. Morgan Stanley maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Tuesday, July 19 with "Overweight" rating.

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