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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$141.01 USD

141.01
2,542,939

+0.68 (0.49%)

Updated Aug 22, 2017 04:00 PM ET

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A Value | D Growth | F Momentum | C VGM

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The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

As an investor, you want to buy stocks with the highest probability of success. That means you want to buy stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 or #2, Strong Buy or Buy, which also has a Score of an A or a B in your personal trading style.

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This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 25.71%
2 Buy 18.12%
3 Hold 9.91%
4 Sell 5.49%
5 Strong Sell 2.29%
S&P 500 9.79%

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The ever popular one-page Snapshot reports are generated for virtually every single Zacks Ranked stock. It's packed with all of the company's key stats and salient decision making information. Including the Zacks Rank, Zacks Industry Rank, Style Scores, the Price, Consensus & Surprise chart, graphical estimate analysis and how a stocks stacks up to its peers.

The detailed multi-page Analyst report does an even deeper dive on the company's vital statistics. In addition to all of the proprietary analysis in the Snapshot, the report also visually displays the four components of the Zacks Rank (Agreement, Magnitude, Upside and Surprise); provides a comprehensive overview of the company business drivers, complete with earnings and sales charts; a recap of their last earnings report; and a bulleted list of reasons to buy or sell the stock. It also includes an industry comparison table to see how your stock compares to its expanded industry, and the S&P 500.

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The Zacks Industry Rank assigns a rating to each of the 265 X (Expanded) Industries based on their average Zacks Rank.

An industry with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #1's and #2's will have a better average Zacks Rank than one with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #4's and #5's.

The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Splunk (SPLK) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

Splunk (SPLK) strong product portfolio and increasing customer and order wins should cushion earnings amid stiffening competition.

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Splunk (SPLK) Leads the Rapidly Growing IT Market Per IDC

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DST Systems Inc. (DST) downgraded to Strong Sell on dismal bottom-line performance.

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Verizon (VZ) and Amazon Team Up for Virtual Network Services

Availability of Virtual Network Services on Amazon Web Services will complement Verizon's (VZ) aims of aiding global enterprise customers securely connect, deploying and managing virtual networks.

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Semiconductor Industry Outlook - August 2017

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Microsoft Unveils Enterprise Blockchain -- Coco Framework

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Tableau Acquires Cleargraph, Enables Data Discovery via Voice

Business intelligence firm Tableau acquired ClearGraph, a service that lets users query and visualize large amounts of business data through spoken 'natural language' queries.

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Should You Invest in Intel (INTC) Now?

Intel looks set to crack its next big growth market.

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CA Inc (CA) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Beat, Updates FY18 View

CA Inc. (CA) Q1 Earnings benefited from acquisition synergies and an increase in software fees.

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Arrow (ARW) to Report Q2 Earnings: A Beat in the Cards?

Arrow's (ARW) acquisition strategy, best-in-class services and easy-to-acquire technologies are likely to be tailwinds in Q2.

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Dow 30 Stock Roundup: Caterpillar, DuPont, MCD, P&G Beat

The Dow enjoyed a strong week of gains, riding on stellar earnings results.

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The Only Direction Cloud Companies Are Going Is Up

We now have earnings reports from all the major cloud infrastructure vendors -- Amazon (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT), Alphabet (GOOGL) and IBM (IBM) -- so it's time to compare notes on how they did this quarter.

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Amazon (AMZN) Q2 Earnings Hurt by Higher Spending, AWS Solid

Heavy investments continue to keep Amazon's (AMZN) operating margins under pressure as evident from its second-quarter 2017 results.

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DST Systems (DST) Misses on Q2 Earnings, Revenues Beat

DST Systems Inc.'s (DST) second-quarter 2017 benefited primarily from acquisitions. Share buybacks and dividend payments were the other encouraging factors.

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Teradata (TDC) Q2 Earnings Miss, Transition Takes a Toll

Teradata Corp's (TDC) ongoing transition continues to impact its quarterly results. In addition, sluggish spending environment and increasing competition are adding to troubles.

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AT&T (T) Tops Q2 Earnings & Revenues, Gains Subscribers

Despite operating in a competitive wireless market, AT&T (T) managed to add 38.8 million video subscribers (including 491,000 DIRECTV NOW) and 15.7 million broadband connections in Q2 versus 37.8 million and 15.6 million, respectively, in the year-ago quarter.

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Tech Roundup: Earnings Season Hits with MSFT, NFLX, IBM, etc.

Microsoft (MSFT), International Business Machines (IBM) and Netflix (NFLX) earnings reports were the top news last week but rumors about Intel (INTC) quitting the wearables business also made headlines.

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DST Systems (DST) Q2 Earnings: Is a Surprise in Store?

DST Systems' (DST) continued share buybacks and dividend payments are likely to remain tailwinds in Q2.

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What's in the Cards for Verizon (VZ) this Earnings Season?

Despite operating in a competitive wireless market, Verizon's (VZ) efforts to fortify its foothold in the IoT and fiber space and expand 5G wireless network growth look impressive.

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Dow 30 Stock Roundup: AmEx, Goldman, JPMorgan Beat

The Dow continued to trade within a tight band during a week dominated by earnings.

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IBM Expands in the Cloud Market with Four New Data Centers

IBM's new data centers are likely to have a positive impact on its top line.

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Stock Market News for July 20, 2017

Benchmarks closed at record highs on Wednesday boosted partly by broad-based gains in technology shares

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Arrow Joins Force With IBM for Internet of Things Support

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (ARW) and International Business Machines Corporation Inks a deal to support Internet of Things.

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Technology industry giants--including Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB), and Microsoft (MSFT)--have helped send both the Nasdaq and S&P 500 to record highs during Wednesday trading.

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While IBM continued its streak of earnings beat for the eleventh consecutive quarter, it once again missed on revenues.

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Solid Housing Starts Join Q2 Earnings Data

New housing data shows 1.215 million in June starts (up 8.3%) and 1.254 million in permits (up 7.4%).

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