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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+9.48%
Avg Forecast
$158.50+23.94%
Max Forecast
$172.00+34.5%

Should I buy or sell IBM stock?

Based on 6 analysts offering ratings for International Business Machines Corp.
Buy
Strong Buy
1 analysts 16.67%
Buy
1 analysts 16.67%
Hold
4 analysts 66.67%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

IBM stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Credit Suisse
Top 32%
69
BuyMaintains$172.00+34.50%2021-10-21
Jefferies
Top 32%
69
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$170.00+32.94%2021-10-01
Morgan Stanley
Top 6%
95
HoldMaintains$164.00+28.25%2021-07-20
Citigroup
Top 40%
61
HoldMaintains$150.00+17.30%2021-07-20
Societe Generale
Bottom 23%
23
HoldUpgrades$140.00+9.48%2021-07-20
BMO Capital
Top 3%
98
HoldMaintains$155.00+21.21%2021-07-16
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
HoldMaintains$152.00+18.86%2021-04-20

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Forecast return on equity

Is IBM forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
50.08%
Industry
29.07%
Market
53.79%
IBM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (50.08%); 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
11.23%
IBM is forecast to generate lower Return on Assets (7.48%) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (11.23%)
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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
$10.82+81.24%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$11.85+98.49%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$12.26+105.36%
IBM's earnings are forecast to grow at an exceptional rate of 40.02% per year
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IBM revenue forecast

What is IBM's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$75.0B+0.76%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$76.0B+2.21%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$77.4B+3.96%
IBM's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 1.14% 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
40.02%
Industry
65.42%
Market
22.87%
IBM's earnings are forecast to grow slower (40.02% per year) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (65.42%)
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IBM's earnings are forecast to grow faster (40.02% per year) than the US market average (22.87%)
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IBM's earnings are forecast to grow faster (40.02% 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
1.14%
Industry
10.46%
Market
13.27%
IBM's revenues are forecast to grow slower (1.14% per year) than the US Information Technology Services industry average (10.46%)
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IBM's revenues are forecast to grow slower (1.14% per year) than the US market average (13.27%)
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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 Buy IBM stock.

Out of 6 analysts, 1 (16.67%) are recommending IBM as a Strong Buy, 1 (16.67%) are recommending IBM as a Buy, 4 (66.67%) 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 40.02% is not forecast to beat the US Information Technology Services industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 65.42%, and while it is forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 22.87%.

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 $9,698,183,190, with the lowest IBM earnings forecast at $9,518,919,175, and the highest IBM earnings forecast at $9,823,668,000. On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast IBM's earnings for 2022 to be $10,621,392,865, 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 $10,988,884,095 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 1.14% is not forecast to beat the US Information Technology Services industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.46%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 13.27%.

International Business Machines Corp's revenue in 2021 is $74,402,000,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast IBM's revenue for 2021 to be $67,194,247,648,576, with the lowest IBM revenue forecast at $66,971,619,668,845, and the highest IBM revenue forecast at $67,374,587,247,264. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast IBM's revenue for 2022 to be $68,162,791,400,419, 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 $69,332,081,270,050 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $66,793,368,495,927 and the highest revenue forecast at $70,905,281,646,818.

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 11.23%.

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 $158.50, with the highest IBM stock price forecast at $172.00 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 $158.50 by Oct 21, 2022. The average International Business Machines Corp stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current IBM share price of $127.88.

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 $10.82 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $10.62, and the highest EPS forecast at $10.96. On average, analysts forecast that IBM's EPS will be $11.85 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 50.08%, which is considered strong.
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