International Business Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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USD 141.88  1.09  0.77%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding International Business Machines is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides International Business buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding IBM positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of International Business available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from IBM buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check International Business Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon International Business Machines has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0538, jensen alpha of 0.0483, total risk alpha of 0.0404, sortino ratio of 0.0304 and treynor ratio of 0.0601
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell recommendation on International Business to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on International Business. Our buy or sell recommendations engine determines the entity potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure International Business Machines is not overpriced, please check out all International Business fundamentals including its Revenue, Current Ratio, Market Capitalization, as well as the relationship between Cash and Equivalents and Earnings Per Share . Given that International Business has Price to Earning of 14.76X, we strongly advise you confirm International Business market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

International Business Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

International Business has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
About 58.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition by John Kelly of tradable shares of International Business subject to Rule 16b-3

International Business current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price156.00
Target Mean Price153.05
Recommendation Mean2.60
Target High Price175.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions20
Target Low Price120.00

International Business Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.08Value At Risk2.83
Potential Upside1.72Standard Deviation1.43
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International Business Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.16
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0359

International Business Volatility Alert

International Business Machines has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.35 and kurtosis of 2.61. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate International Business Machines to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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International Business Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsInternational BusinessPeer Average
Return On Equity47.98% (0.31)%
Return On Asset5.53% (0.14)%
Profit Margin11.22% (1.27)%
Operating Margin22.10% (5.51)%
Current Valuation158.13B16.62B
Shares Outstanding885.88M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.11% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions57.50% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted16.06M4.71M
Price to Earning14.76X28.72X
Price to Book7.18X9.51X
Price to Sales1.63X11.42X
Gross Profit36.94B27.38B
Net Income8.74B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents46.28B2.7B
Cash per Share52.24X5.01X
Total Debt78.31B5.32B
Debt to Equity440.50% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.83X2.16X
Book Value Per Share19.92X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations11.73B971.22M
Short Ratio3.28X4.00X
Earnings Per Share9.69X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth5.07X4.89X
Number of Employees350.6K18.84K
Market Capitalization126.65B19.03B
Total Asset110.5B29.47B
Retained Earnings49.9B9.33B
Working Capital8.23B1.48B
Current Asset42.5B9.34B
   Payment of 12214 shares by Di Leo Allen Bruno V of International Business subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]