International Business Machines

NYSE:IBM Stock Report

Mkt Cap: US$109.7b

International Business Machines Past Performance

How has International Business Machines performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: IBM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: IBM's current net profit margins (9.4%) are higher than last year (5.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: IBM's earnings have declined by 16% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: IBM's earnings growth over the past year (115.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (-16% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: IBM earnings growth over the past year (115.8%) exceeded the IT industry 19.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst IBM's Return on Equity (28.89%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.

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