International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) : Utah Retirement Systems reduced its stake in International Business Machines Corp. by 1.47% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 161,161 shares of International Business Machines Corp. which is valued at $25,893,738 after selling 2,400 shares in International Business Machines Corp. , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 3, 2016.International Business Machines Corp. makes up approximately 0.67% of Utah Retirement Systems’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Capwealth Advisors boosted its stake in IBM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 100 additional shares and now holds a total of 537 shares of International Business Machines Corp. which is valued at $86,280. International Business Machines Corp. makes up approx 0.02% of Capwealth Advisors’s portfolio.Narwhal Capital Management reduced its stake in IBM by selling 5 shares or 0.02% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 27,120 shares of IBM which is valued at $4,388,830. International Business Machines Corp. makes up approx 1.34% of Narwhal Capital Management’s portfolio. First National Bank Of Hutchinson sold out all of its stake in IBM during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 1,356 shares of IBM which is valued $219,441.Daiwa Securities Group boosted its stake in IBM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 9,000 additional shares and now holds a total of 67,500 shares of International Business Machines Corp. which is valued at $10,923,525. International Business Machines Corp. makes up approx 0.07% of Daiwa Securities Group’s portfolio.Meritage Portfolio Management reduced its stake in IBM by selling 1,330 shares or 3.54% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 36,190 shares of IBM which is valued at $5,865,313. International Business Machines Corp. makes up approx 0.64% of Meritage Portfolio Management’s portfolio.
International Business Machines Corp. closed down -0.06 points or -0.04% at $162.04 with 30,39,306 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $162.73, the shares hit an intraday low of $161.58 and an intraday high of $163.27 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, International Business Machines Corp. reported $2.95 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06 according to the earnings call on Jul 18, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $2.89. The company had revenue of $20238.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $20063.32 million. The company’s revenue was down -2.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $3.84 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on International Business Machines Corp.. International Business Machines Corp. was Downgraded by Standpoint Research to ” Hold” on Jul 25, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Drexel Hamilton on Jul 19, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 186 from a previous price target of $166 .Company shares were Reiterated by JMP Securities on Jul 19, 2016 to “Mkt Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 172 from a previous price target of $157 .
International Business Machines Corporation is a technology company. The Company operates in five business segments: Global Technology Services (GTS) which includes Strategic Outsourcing Integrated Technology Services Cloud and Technology Support Services and also provides information technology (IT) infrastructure and business process services; Global Business Services (GBS) which offers its services across Consulting and Systems Integration Global Process Services and Application Management Services; Software which consists of middleware and operating systems software; Systems and Technology (STG) which provides infrastructure technologies and Global Financing which provides financing solutions for products or services that are critical to the end users’ business operations. Its IBM Watson Health Cloud platform collects clinical research and social data from a range of health sources and creates a cloud-based data sharing hub.