International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)

140.56
NYSE : Technology Services
Prev Close 142.87
Day Low/High 140.46 / 143.92
52 Wk Low/High 126.85 / 152.95
Avg Volume 3.57M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 885.64M
Market Cap 126.53B
EPS 10.60
P/E Ratio 16.48
Div & Yield 6.48 (4.47%)
Worries on Netflix Earnings Tug at Markets

Worries on Netflix Earnings Tug at Markets

Now that the numbers are actually hitting, it's difficult to place faith in possible lower interest rates to offset for poor growth.

Market Looks Pretty Unemotional. Maybe Deluge of Earnings Wakes It Up

Market Looks Pretty Unemotional. Maybe Deluge of Earnings Wakes It Up

The market remains muted on the news, with bad headlines leading to dip-buying and good news failing to produce protracted momentum.

U.S. Monetary Policy, Trading Lockheed, Netflix and United Rentals: Market Recon

U.S. Monetary Policy, Trading Lockheed, Netflix and United Rentals: Market Recon

Preventing the U.S. dollar from appreciating too aggressively while repairing credit conditions are 'job freaking one'.

Be Reactive to the Market in This Narrow Trading Range

Be Reactive to the Market in This Narrow Trading Range

Don't be rigid in your thesis, keep an eye on market action and respond as appropriate.

Complacent Market Players Keep It Chill -- as Sparks Fly All 'Round

Complacent Market Players Keep It Chill -- as Sparks Fly All 'Round

It is still a surprisingly sedate market, despite indexes sitting close to all-time highs, earnings season, possible interest-rate cuts and endless speculation about China trade.

VMware Followers Could Find Its Shares Become Cheaper in the Weeks Ahead

VMware Followers Could Find Its Shares Become Cheaper in the Weeks Ahead

Traders and investors were disappointed recently when the IT company did not raise guidance and that weakness does not look like it has run its course.

IBM Looks Like It Could Break Out on the Upside but Increased Volume Is Needed

IBM Looks Like It Could Break Out on the Upside but Increased Volume Is Needed

IBM is likely to take one of two paths.

AbbVie Gets a Shot in the Arm With Allergan Buy, but Now Look Elsewhere

AbbVie Gets a Shot in the Arm With Allergan Buy, but Now Look Elsewhere

The deal makes sense for growth - and for Allergan shareholders - but now the price and uncertainty make this stock hard to swallow.

Jim Cramer: Be Aware of Possible IPO-O, aka Initial Public Offering Overload

Jim Cramer: Be Aware of Possible IPO-O, aka Initial Public Offering Overload

Do we finally have too many new stocks, and are we running out of ammunition to buy them without wholesale liquidation of other stocks?

Can Oracle Retake Lost Market Share -- Or Is It In the Clouds?

Can Oracle Retake Lost Market Share -- Or Is It In the Clouds?

Oracle tells investors it can regain the crown it once held among enterprises and end-users, but some aren't so sure.

Jim Cramer: Can We Take It Higher?

Jim Cramer: Can We Take It Higher?

On a historic day when we set new records, let's look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average's Top 10 winners to see how lofty -- or nosebleed -- we really are.

Wall Street Is Still Waiting on the Oracle Debate to Settle

Wall Street Is Still Waiting on the Oracle Debate to Settle

Is the bad news for Oracle all over?

Adobe and Salesforce's Marketing Software Momentum Shouldn't Be Overlooked

Adobe and Salesforce's Marketing Software Momentum Shouldn't Be Overlooked

Thanks to strong secular growth trends and perhaps also share gains against major rivals, Adobe and Salesforce are both reporting very strong growth for their marketing software segments.

Oracle's Story Now Has Some Worrisome Parallels With IBM's

Oracle's Story Now Has Some Worrisome Parallels With IBM's

Like IBM, Larry Ellison's company has begun leaning heavily on layoffs and stock buybacks to boost its EPS in the face of little-to-no revenue growth. It has also relied heavily on M&A over the years to boost sales growth.

China's Rare Earth Threats Drive Home a Basic Fact About the Trade War

China's Rare Earth Threats Drive Home a Basic Fact About the Trade War

Both Washington and Beijing have no shortage of options for inflicting major economic damage on the other party. That provides some reasons to think a near-term truce will eventually be reached, even if there are long-term consequences to this fight.

FedEx's Blockchain Bet Could Be a Long-Term Boost to the Stock

FedEx's Blockchain Bet Could Be a Long-Term Boost to the Stock

The blockchain effort could be a necessary step towards the future of global shipping and driving down costs.

Cramerica Calls in About IBM: The Charts Look Bullish

Cramerica Calls in About IBM: The Charts Look Bullish

I have no idea whether IBM is in the process of a fundamental turnaround, but this point-and-figure price target has my attention.

Symantec's Stock Looks Like a Value Trap for Now

Symantec's Stock Looks Like a Value Trap for Now

The security tech firm just reported a major billings decline, issued weak guidance and announced its CEO has resigned. Wall Street has its reasons for giving the company a relatively low valuation.

Apple Group Stink (Part Deux)

* I have an outlier and negative view of Apple At the Robin Hood Conference in 2014, I vividly remember the second greatest investor in our generation, Stan Druckenmiller, recommending going long Amazon at $330/share and short IBM at $184/share. Aft...

Why You Shouldn't Chase Buffett's New Stock Picks

Why You Shouldn't Chase Buffett's New Stock Picks

Warren Buffett is rightly regarded as a genius investor, but traders shouldn't try to time his picks.

What to Expect From Warren Buffett at Berkshire's Big Meeting This Weekend

What to Expect From Warren Buffett at Berkshire's Big Meeting This Weekend

From lollipops to locomotives, Warren Buffett's has a full buffet of topics to address Saturday.

The Sheer Number of Growth Drivers Microsoft Now Has Is Impressive -- Tech Check

The Sheer Number of Growth Drivers Microsoft Now Has Is Impressive -- Tech Check

Azure and Office 365 were far from the only Microsoft businesses to show good top-line momentum last quarter.

As Microsoft Reports Earnings, My Focus Is on Cloud Computing

As Microsoft Reports Earnings, My Focus Is on Cloud Computing

Azure will determine the path that MSFT's stock price will take moving forward.

Volume Is a Key Indicator for Stocks: Here's How to Use It

Volume Is a Key Indicator for Stocks: Here's How to Use It

Volume is like a 'polygraph test.'

Facebook's Voice Assistant Is Probably Meant for its Own Apps -- Tech Check

Facebook's Voice Assistant Is Probably Meant for its Own Apps -- Tech Check

The social media giant is reportedly prepping a new voice assistant. It would make a lot sense for such an offering to focus on enhancing Facebook's apps and hardware than battling Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant head-on.

Novice Trade: IBM

Novice Trade: IBM

The stock moves slowly, but tends to do so in one direction.

Fibocall: Early Wednesday Texts

Qualcomm Settlement Among a Slew of News Trying to Wake a Slumbering Market

Qualcomm Settlement Among a Slew of News Trying to Wake a Slumbering Market

However, soft guidance from Netflix and so-so earnings from IBM are keeping positive sentiment contained.

Qualcomm's Settlement With Apple Looks Like Big Win for Chipmaker -- Tech Check

Qualcomm's Settlement With Apple Looks Like Big Win for Chipmaker -- Tech Check

The two tech firms made the surprising announcement on Tuesday afternoon.

Fed's Evans Knows Nothing, China Q1 GDP, Trading Netflix: Market Recon

Fed's Evans Knows Nothing, China Q1 GDP, Trading Netflix: Market Recon

When Netflix reports earnings tonight, what will likely matter above all else for now will be subscriber growth.