Sentiment Change Report: International Business Machines Corp (NYSE:IBM) at 1.03

May 16, 2018 - By Joseph Norton

International Business Machines Corp’s Sentiment

In Q4 2017 International Business Machines Corp (NYSE:IBM) big money sentiment increased to 1.03, SEC filings reveal. That’s up 0.29, from 2017Q3’s 0.74. 675 funds started new and increased positions, while 658 sold and decreased their holdings in International Business Machines Corp so the sentiment is more positive. Funds own 504.07 million shares, down from 519.10 million shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding International Business Machines Corp in top 10 changed to 61 from 49 for an increase of 12. 54 Investors Sold All; 604 Reduced Holdings; 519 increased stakes while 156 funds bought stakes.

Biggest International Business Machines Corp Investors

Rwwm Inc. owns 150,463 shares in International Business Machines Corp as of Q4 2017. As of Q4 2017, 159,499 shares of International Business Machines Corp are owned by American Research & Management Co.. Asset Management Advisors Llc reported 51,737 shares. The Virginia-based fund Greylin Investment Mangement Inc have invested about 5.88% of the fund’s stock portfolio in International Business Machines Corp. The Massachusetts-based fund American Investment Services Inc. looks positive on International Business Machines Corp, possessing 103,991 shares.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology services and products worldwide.The firm is worth $132.97 billion. The Company’s Cognitive Solutions segment includes Watson, a cognitive computing platform that interacts in natural language, processes big data, and learns from interactions with people and computers.The P/E ratio is 23.61. The companyÂ’s Cognitive Solutions segment also offers data and analytics solutions, including analytics and data management platforms, cloud data services, enterprise social software, talent management solutions, and solutions tailored by industry; and transaction processing software that runs mission-critical systems in banking, airlines, and retail industries.

Ticker’s shares touched $144.85 during the last trading session after 0.77% change.Currently International Business Machines Corporation is downtrending after 12.58% change in last May 16, 2017. IBM has 1.39M shares volume. IBM underperformed the S&P500 by 24.13%.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM)’s earnings report is awaited on July, 17., as reported by Faxor. Analysts forecast $3.03 earnings per share. That’s $0.06 up or 2.02 % from 2017’s earnings of $2.97. IBM’s profit could reach $2.78 billion if the current earnings per share of $3.03 is accurate. Last quarter $2.45 earnings per share was reported. Analysts forecasts 23.67 % EPS growth this quarter.

Ajo L P invested in 0% or 1,931 shs. Wharton Business Gru Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.03% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Atlas Browninc holds 0.31% or 10,514 shs in its capital. Pnc Finance Serv Grp Inc Inc Inc reported 0.33% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Amalgamated Bank & Trust has invested 0.46% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Bluemountain Mgmt Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.04% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Clear Harbor Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.09% of its capital in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 3,146 shs. Ci Invs stated it has 0.22% of its capital in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Cadence Bank Na accumulated 19,413 shs. Tradition Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 31,049 shs. The Texas-based Chilton Mngmt has invested 0.14% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Vista Prtn Incorporated holds 0.06% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) or 1,651 shs. Kwmg Ltd reported 10,798 shs or 0.5% of all its holdings. 24,926 are owned by Acadian Asset Mngmt Llc. Lenox Wealth Advisors has 358 shs.

International Business Machines Corporation had 2 sales and 1 buying transaction since January 31, 2018. This’s net activity of $2.69 million. On Monday, February 26 Gherson Diane J sold $780,000 worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) or 5,000 shs. $2.01M worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) was sold by Clementi Erich on Friday, February 23.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Ratings Coverage

In total 13 analysts cover IBM (NYSE:IBM). “Buy” rating has 7, “Sell” are 2, while 4 are “Hold”. (NYSE:IBM) has 54% bullish analysts. 20 are the (NYSE:IBM)’s ratings reports on 16 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, January 18 the stock has “Hold” rating by Wedbush. On Friday, January 19 RBC Capital Markets maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) rating. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $180.0 target. The stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy” on Thursday, January 18. On Friday, January 19 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. In Friday, March 9 report Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $182.0 target. On Friday, January 19 BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of IBM in report with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, January 18 the firm has “Buy” rating by GBH Insights given. On Friday, January 19 the firm earned “Sell” rating by Berenberg. In Wednesday, March 21 report Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Buy” rating and $198.0 target. On Friday, March 9 Morgan Stanley maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) rating. Morgan Stanley has “Buy” rating and $198.0 target.

For more International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) news published briefly go to: Seekingalpha.com, Seekingalpha.com, Benzinga.com, Seekingalpha.com or Seekingalpha.com. The titles are as follows: “3 Reasons IBM Is The Right Dividend Stock For Your Portfolio” published on May 15, 2018, “IBM Covered Call” on April 19, 2018, “IBM CTO Tom Eck Shares Startup Pitch Advice At Benzinga Global Fintech Awards” with a publish date: May 15, 2018, “IBM And Its Deceiving Dividend” and the last “Tracking Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

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