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International Business Machines Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for IBM

Based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for International Business Machines Corp.
Min Forecast
$140.00-0.68%
Avg Forecast
$154.33+9.49%
Max Forecast
$165.00+17.05%

Should I buy or sell IBM stock?

Based on 6 analysts offering ratings for International Business Machines Corp.
Hold
Strong Buy
0 analysts 0%
Buy
1 analysts 16.67%
Hold
5 analysts 83.33%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

IBM stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Credit Suisse
Top 28%
73
BuyMaintains$165.00+17.05%2021-04-20
Morgan Stanley
Top 7%
94
HoldMaintains$164.00+16.35%2021-07-20
Citigroup
Bottom 50%
50
HoldMaintains$150.00+6.41%2021-07-20
Societe Generale
Bottom 18%
18
HoldUpgrades$140.00-0.68%2021-07-20
BMO Capital
Top 4%
97
HoldMaintains$155.00+9.96%2021-07-16
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
HoldMaintains$152.00+7.83%2021-04-20

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Forecast return on equity

Is IBM forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
50.06%
Industry
31.97%
Market
48.5%
IBM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (50.06%); analysts are confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
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Forecast return on assets

Is IBM forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
7.48%
Industry
11.7%
Market
16.73%
IBM is forecast to generate lower Return on Assets (7.48%) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (11.7%)
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IBM earnings per share forecast

What is IBM's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$10.83+81.48%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$11.80+97.65%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$12.26+105.28%
IBM's earnings are forecast to grow at an exceptional rate of 39.81% per year
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IBM revenue forecast

What is IBM's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$74.9B+0.71%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$75.9B+1.98%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$76.5B+2.79%
IBM's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 0.92% per year, which is not exceptional
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IBM earnings growth forecast

How is IBM forecast to perform vs Information Technology Services companies and vs the US market?
Company
39.81%
Industry
20.69%
Market
24.81%
IBM's earnings are forecast to grow faster (39.81% per year) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (20.69%)
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IBM's earnings are forecast to grow faster (39.81% per year) than the US market average (24.81%)
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IBM's earnings are forecast to grow faster (39.81% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.2%)
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IBM revenue growth forecast

How is IBM forecast to perform vs Information Technology Services companies and vs the US market?
Company
0.92%
Industry
8.22%
Market
16.58%
IBM's revenues are forecast to grow slower (0.92% per year) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (8.22%)
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IBM's revenues are forecast to grow slower (0.92% per year) than the US market average (16.58%)
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International Business Machines Corp Stock Forecast FAQ

Is International Business Machines Corp Stock a good buy in 2021, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 6 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: IBM) stock is to Hold IBM stock.

Out of 6 analysts, 0 (0%) are recommending IBM as a Strong Buy, 1 (16.67%) are recommending IBM as a Buy, 5 (83.33%) are recommending IBM as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending IBM as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending IBM as a Strong Sell.

What is IBM's earnings growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: IBM) International Business Machines Corp's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 39.81% is forecast to beat the US Information Technology Services industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 20.69%, and and it is also forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 24.81%.

International Business Machines Corp's earnings in 2021 is $5,334,000,000.On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast IBM's earnings for 2021 to be $9,711,000,567, with the lowest IBM earnings forecast at $9,518,919,175, and the highest IBM earnings forecast at $9,886,410,405. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast IBM's earnings for 2022 to be $10,576,576,861, with the lowest IBM earnings forecast at $10,200,122,431, and the highest IBM earnings forecast at $10,899,252,088.

In 2023, IBM is forecast to generate $10,984,402,495 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $10,863,399,285 and the highest earnings forecast at $11,105,405,704.

What is IBM's revenue growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: IBM) International Business Machines Corp's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 0.92% is not forecast to beat the US Information Technology Services industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.22%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 16.58%.

International Business Machines Corp's revenue in 2021 is $74,402,000,000.On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast IBM's revenue for 2021 to be $67,158,179,728,839, with the lowest IBM revenue forecast at $66,971,619,668,845, and the highest IBM revenue forecast at $67,314,775,808,793. On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast IBM's revenue for 2022 to be $68,007,258,356,071, with the lowest IBM revenue forecast at $67,405,062,129,746, and the highest IBM revenue forecast at $69,300,411,592,911.

In 2023, IBM is forecast to generate $68,545,481,529,826 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $66,793,368,495,927 and the highest revenue forecast at $70,297,594,563,726.

What is IBM's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: IBM) forecast ROA is 7.48%, which is lower than the forecast US Information Technology Services industry average of 11.7%.

What is IBM's Price Target?

According to 6 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year IBM price target, the average IBM price target is $154.33, with the highest IBM stock price forecast at $165.00 and the lowest IBM stock price forecast at $140.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that International Business Machines Corp's share price could stay at $154.33 by Jul 20, 2022. The average International Business Machines Corp stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current IBM share price of $140.96.

What is IBM's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: IBM) International Business Machines Corp's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $5.97. On average, analysts forecast that IBM's EPS will be $10.83 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $10.62, and the highest EPS forecast at $11.03. On average, analysts forecast that IBM's EPS will be $11.80 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $11.38, and the highest EPS forecast at $12.16. In 2023, IBM's EPS is forecast to hit $12.26 (min: $12.12, max: $12.39).

What is IBM's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: IBM) forecast ROE is 50.06%, which is considered strong.
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