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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

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$151.26 USD

151.26
6,922,964

-0.25 (-0.17%)

Updated Sep 21, 2018 03:58 PM ET

After-Market: $151.26 0.00 (0.00%) 7:58 PM ET

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A Value | D Growth | C Momentum | B 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.

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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.

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 25.67%
2 Buy 18.52%
3 Hold 10.06%
4 Sell 5.47%
5 Strong Sell 2.34%
S&P 500 10.79%

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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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