International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)

132.19
1.90 1.40
NYSE : Technology Services
Prev Close 134.09
Open 132.61
Day Low/High 130.90 / 133.10
52 Wk Low/High 105.94 / 152.95
Volume 6.37M
Avg Volume 3.87M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 885.88M
Market Cap 118.79B
EPS 9.60
P/E Ratio 15.47
Div & Yield 6.48 (4.75%)

Takeaways and Observations

"The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism." -- Albert Camus My core theme today and thi...

Rev's Forum: Traders Would Love to Trade In This Vexing Market

Rev's Forum: Traders Would Love to Trade In This Vexing Market

It is a very muddled market, and that demands that we stay patient and wait for greater clarity to develop.

Indifference and Algos Driving 'Abnormal' Action

Indifference and Algos Driving 'Abnormal' Action

There is no fear or greed driving the action.

Cramer: IBM's Slow, Painful Turn Is Taking Longer Than Expected

Cramer: IBM's Slow, Painful Turn Is Taking Longer Than Expected

Meanwhile, 3 other major U.S. companies have flourished from makeovers.

Closing Bell: Bill O'Reilly Out at Fox; S&P 500, Dow End at Session Lows

Closing Bell: Bill O'Reilly Out at Fox; S&P 500, Dow End at Session Lows

Stocks end at session lows as an earnings disappointment from IBM weighs on the Dow Jones Industrial Average and a crude selloff pressures the energy sector.

Today's Takeaways and Observations (3PM Edition)

I spent a lot of time on the (respectful) Rosenberg/Kass debate on economic growth and interest rates today:   * And Now A Word From Dennis Rosenberg  * And Now A Word From Dennis Rosenberg (Part Deux)  * And the Rosenberg Empire Strikes Again  * Ju...

Intermediate Trade: IBM

Intermediate Trade: IBM

Option prices again get crushed after company's terrible earnings report.

Don't Let the IBM Herd Drag You Over a Cliff

Don't Let the IBM Herd Drag You Over a Cliff

IBM is set to decline sharply toward $120.

Midday Report: Morgan Stanley Boosts Financials; IBM Drags Dow Into Red

Midday Report: Morgan Stanley Boosts Financials; IBM Drags Dow Into Red

Earnings take center stage again with a disappointment from IBM and a better-than-expected performance from Morgan Stanley dividing markets.

Jim Cramer Talks Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, IBM, Facebook and Coca Cola

Jim Cramer Talks Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, IBM, Facebook and Coca Cola

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer breaks down Wednesday's trending stocks.

Cramer: Why Give IBM the Benefit of the Doubt?

Cramer: Why Give IBM the Benefit of the Doubt?

There's still a case to be made for IBM.

Jim Cramer: I Want to Buy IBM Stock at $160

Jim Cramer: I Want to Buy IBM Stock at $160

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said IBM missed some orders which negatively affected gross margins.

This Trading-Range Action Is Not Offering Much

This Trading-Range Action Is Not Offering Much

If you want to trade, you have to maintain short timeframes and be ready to flip.

The Bull Won't Die Easily

"Welcome to the party, pal." --John McLane, "Die Hard" For the first time in a long while, I am not short any indices and I own no leveraged inverse market ETFs. It is not because I am bullish. I am not, as I continue to believe, looking over the ba...

Own IBM Shares? Dump Them in the Trash and Light It Ablaze

Own IBM Shares? Dump Them in the Trash and Light It Ablaze

Investors are likely to more closely scrutinize the tech giant's transition from a hardware entity to a software and services provider.

Rev's Forum: It's a Mediocre Market, but Bears Can't Close the Deal

Rev's Forum: It's a Mediocre Market, but Bears Can't Close the Deal

Despite a long list of negatives, the ursine class has been unable to push the market into a full-blown downtrend.

IBM Shares Are Plunging After Reporting 20th Straight Revenue Decline

IBM Shares Are Plunging After Reporting 20th Straight Revenue Decline

IBM's revenue from cloud, mobile and data crunching rose 13% but that was not enough to offset the sluggish growth at the older businesses.

Wake Up Wall Street: European Gains Held Down by Pound's Advance

Wake Up Wall Street: European Gains Held Down by Pound's Advance

Here are five things you must know for Wednesday, April 19.

Trader's Daily Notebook: Buyers Can't Seize the Day, or the Gains

Trader's Daily Notebook: Buyers Can't Seize the Day, or the Gains

ETFs are MIA; answering some reader requests.

Is the Market Delaying the Inevitable?

Is the Market Delaying the Inevitable?

Bulls are standing in the way of a needed correction.

Cramer: Have Faith in International Strength

Cramer: Have Faith in International Strength

Because there are other things that will take the wind out of your sails.

IBM Does Not Compute Just Yet as a Buy

IBM Does Not Compute Just Yet as a Buy

The shares of the tech giant seem fully valued for a story that won't play out until 2019.

Desperate Cable Firms Such as Comcast Will Make the U.S. Wireless Market More Interesting

Desperate Cable Firms Such as Comcast Will Make the U.S. Wireless Market More Interesting

Comcast's mobile plans suggest a willingness to offer low-margin wireless services to keep broadband and pay-TV subscribers loyal. Incumbent carriers can't be pleased.

What Would Watson Say About the Price Action on IBM?

What Would Watson Say About the Price Action on IBM?

The price could be correcting for a longer period of time.

Equinix Has a Stellar Chart

Equinix Has a Stellar Chart

What's not to like about this chart?

Amazon and Google's Reported Interest in Toshiba's Chip Unit Could Be a Sign of Things to Come

Amazon and Google's Reported Interest in Toshiba's Chip Unit Could Be a Sign of Things to Come

Amazon and Google likely want a minority stake in Toshiba's flash unit rather than full ownership. Deals like that could be useful as cloud giants keep growing their spending.

Cramer: A Lesson in Valuation -- Ford vs. Tesla

Cramer: A Lesson in Valuation -- Ford vs. Tesla

How can Tesla's stock be worth more than Ford's? Read on.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (2:00 p.m. Edition)

"It's not a joke, it's a rope, Tuco. Now I want you to get up there and put your head in that noose." -- Blondie, "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" Its been a long week, so there will be no "Takeaways." Let's move to the abbreviated Monarch Notes for...

Bullish and Bearish Reversals for This Week

Bullish and Bearish Reversals for This Week

Bearish names dominate this week and financials in particular.

Takeaways & Observations

Risk happens fast.  Most don't short and shouldn't short -- it's a game that requires volumes of risk control.  However, I would continue to maintain well above-average cash positions.  Today was not a benign event, in my view.  Nor was it likely a ...