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International Business Machines Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for IBM

Based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for International Business Machines Corp.
Min Forecast
$111.00-18.22%
Avg Forecast
$139.50+2.78%
Max Forecast
$155.00+14.2%

Should I buy or sell IBM stock?

Buy
Strong Buy
2 analysts 25%
Buy
1 analysts 12.5%
Hold
5 analysts 62.5%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

IBM stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Jim Kelleher
Argus Research
Strong BuyUpgrades$155.00+14.20%2020-07-22
David Grossman
Stifel Nicolaus
Strong BuyMaintains$147.00+8.30%2020-04-15
Matthew Cabral
Credit Suisse
BuyMaintains$155.00+14.20%2020-07-21
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
HoldMaintains$150.00+10.51%2021-04-08
Keith Bachman
BMO Capital
HoldMaintains$138.00+1.67%2020-10-20
Kathryn Huberty
Morgan Stanley
HoldMaintains$111.00-18.22%2020-04-21
Moshe Katri
Wedbush
HoldMaintains$140.00+3.15%2020-04-21
Edward Caso
Wells Fargo
HoldMaintains$120.00-11.59%2020-04-14

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Forecast return on equity

Is IBM forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
51.65%
Industry
30.32%
Market
17,184.71%
IBM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (51.65%); 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
6.82%
Industry
12.1%
Market
6,178.71%
IBM is forecast to generate lower Return on Assets (6.82%) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (12.1%)
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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
$11.15+77.59%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$11.87+88.99%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$11.94+90.13%
IBM's earnings are forecast to grow at an exceptional rate of 36.78% per year
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IBM revenue forecast

What is IBM's revenue in the next 2 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$74.4B+1.03%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$75.4B+2.42%
IBM's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 1.2% 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
36.78%
Industry
70.88%
Market
32.34%
IBM's earnings are forecast to grow slower (36.78% per year) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (70.88%)
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IBM's earnings are forecast to grow faster (36.78% per year) than the US market average (32.34%)
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IBM's earnings are forecast to grow faster (36.78% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.7%)
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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
1.2%
Industry
8.95%
Market
16.2%
IBM's revenues are forecast to grow slower (1.2% per year) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (8.95%)
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IBM's revenues are forecast to grow slower (1.2% per year) than the US market average (16.2%)
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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 8 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: IBM) stock is to Buy IBM stock.

Out of 8 analysts, 2 (25%) are recommending IBM as a Strong Buy, 1 (12.5%) are recommending IBM as a Buy, 5 (62.5%) 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 36.78% is not forecast to beat the US Information Technology Services industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 70.88%, and while it is forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 32.34%.

International Business Machines Corp's earnings in 2021 is $5,590,000,000.On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast IBM's earnings for 2021 to be $9,937,870,909, with the lowest IBM earnings forecast at $9,507,579,428, and the highest IBM earnings forecast at $10,389,725,973. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast IBM's earnings for 2022 to be $10,575,333,170, with the lowest IBM earnings forecast at $9,917,465,701, and the highest IBM earnings forecast at $11,164,945,663.

In 2023, IBM is forecast to generate $10,639,221,965 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $10,639,221,965 and the highest earnings forecast at $10,639,221,965.

What is IBM's revenue growth forecast for 2021-2022?

(NYSE: IBM) International Business Machines Corp's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 1.2% is not forecast to beat the US Information Technology Services industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.95%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 16.2%.

International Business Machines Corp's revenue in 2021 is $73,620,000,000.On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast IBM's revenue for 2021 to be $66,273,194,557,161, with the lowest IBM revenue forecast at $65,645,959,849,952, and the highest IBM revenue forecast at $66,632,627,394,499.

In 2022, IBM is forecast to generate $67,188,021,512,787 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $65,959,611,954,784 and the highest revenue forecast at $67,979,068,160,202.

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

(NYSE: IBM) forecast ROA is 6.82%, which is lower than the forecast US Information Technology Services industry average of 12.1%.

What is IBM's Price Target?

According to 8 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year IBM price target, the average IBM price target is $139.50, with the highest IBM stock price forecast at $155.00 and the lowest IBM stock price forecast at $111.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that International Business Machines Corp's share price could stay at $139.50 by Apr 8, 2022. The average International Business Machines Corp stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current IBM share price of $135.73.

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 $6.28. On average, analysts forecast that IBM's EPS will be $11.15 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $10.67, and the highest EPS forecast at $11.66. On average, analysts forecast that IBM's EPS will be $11.87 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $11.13, and the highest EPS forecast at $12.53. In 2023, IBM's EPS is forecast to hit $11.94 (min: $11.94, max: $11.94).

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

(NYSE: IBM) forecast ROE is 51.65%, which is considered strong.
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