StockScouter

The StockScouter® System is a proprietary stock scoring model which covers U.S. companies listed on the major exchanges. The 10 (best) to 1 (worst) score is derived from Fundamental, Technical, Ownership, and Valuation sub-models in combination with a Risk model which assesses the expected risk and return.

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IBM INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION StockScouter® Report

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StockScouter® Score

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, a large cap value company in the technology sector, is expected to slightly outperform the market over the next six months with slightly less than average risk

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Summary

Positives

  • Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive
  • The enterprise value-to-sales ratio is lower than the average for comparably-sized companies in the StockScouter universe. Positive

 

Concerns

  • The ratio of IBM’s forward price-to-earnings multiple to its estimated growth rate is well above the average of comparably-sized companies in the StockScouter universe. Negative
  • One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for IBM. Negative

 

Short-term Outlook

Over the next 1-2 months, StockScouter forecasts that large cap stocks will be neutral, value stocks will be neutral, and technology stocks will be neutral.

Expected Risk/Return

Progress: 40% done.
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Core Model Grades

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Previous Ratings

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