International Business Machines

NYSE:IBM Stock Report

Mkt Cap: US$113.6b

International Business Machines Dividend

What is International Business Machines's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

International Business Machines Dividend Yield vs Market
How does IBM dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (IBM)5.2%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.6%
Market Top 25% (US)4.5%
Industry Average (IT)1.5%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (IBM)5.5%

Notable Dividend: IBM's dividend (5.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.6%).

High Dividend: IBM's dividend (5.25%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.53%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: IBM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: IBM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (105.1%), IBM's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: At its current cash payout ratio (79.2%), IBM's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.

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