International Business Machines Corp (NYSE:IBM) Institutional Investor Positioning

Marco Green
January 13, 2018

Rwwm Inc who had been investing in International Business Machs for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $151.76B market cap company.

The stock increased 0.72% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $26.47. Citigroup maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) rating on Tuesday, October 18. It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500.

Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Sensient Technologies Corp (SXT) by 7.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Sylebra Hk Company Ltd holds 1.61M shares with $120.35 million value, down from 2.43M last quarter. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.09, a current ratio of 1.41 and a quick ratio of 1.36. About 266,561 shares traded. MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) has risen 119.33% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.32% the S&P500. Therefore 47% are positive. MKS Instruments had 10 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Drexel Morgan And Com reported 9,568 shares. As per Wednesday, January 20, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, December 16. The firm has "Underweight" rating given on Tuesday, May 10 by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, July 19, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The EPS consensus was agreed by 5 analysts from the Wall Street. Finally, Horan Securities Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of International Business Machines by 845.5% during the second quarter.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. Rhenman Prns Asset Mgmt has 1,766 shares. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. The institutional investor owned 30,786 shares of the technology company's stock after selling 3,710 shares during the period. Ahl Partners Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.04% or 17,206 shares. (VST), recently, we noticed that its shares were trading at regions closer to $18.54. Cheviot Value Lc holds 3.43% in Apple Inc. Intl Business Machines Corp now has $152.02B valuation. Philadelphia Tru Company, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 10,836 shares. (NASDAQ:XLNX) stake by 64,046 shares and now owns 127,223 shares. Ellington Management Group Limited holds 70,500 shares. ETF Managers Group LLC purchased a new stake in International Business Machines during the 2nd quarter valued at $121,000. Goldman Sachs Gp reported 276,449 shares stake. Acadian Asset Ltd Llc has invested 0.03% in Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA). Great Lakes Limited Liability Com reported 0.1% stake. There has been an observed change of 0.00% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 insider sales for $93.68 million activity. Neemeh Alain had sold 7,500 shares worth $1.05M on Friday, August 4. Smith Chas P Assocs Pa Cpas accumulated 1,698 shares. On Thursday, December 14 the insider Werth Dennis L sold $352,563.

Analysts await Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) to report earnings on February, 8. Analysts expect IBM to grow earnings at a 2.34% annual rate over the next 5 years. RGA's profit will be $181.61M for 14.51 P/E if the $2.82 EPS becomes a reality. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $3.29 earnings per share. Its up 0.02, from 0.72 in 2017Q2. Boston Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of International Business Machines Corporation by 27.8% in the second quarter. Narrowing our focus to the previous 1 month, the shares have been up by 2.37%. While talking about Performance of the Stock, International Business Machines Corporation now has a Weekly performance of 6.21%, monthly performance percentage is 6.68 percent, Quarterly performance is 11.15 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 6.95% and Yearly Performance is -2.28 percent. It now trades at $20.41 and has returned -2.58% during the past week. Moreover, Neuberger Berman Grp Llc has 0.07% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 366,062 shares. Commonwealth Equity Svcs holds 415,309 shares. Creative Planning holds 0.1% or 155,248 shares. Wms Partners Llc sold 2,767 shares as the company's stock declined 15.88% while stock markets rallied. The return on assets ratio shows how well management is employing the company's total assets to make a profit. Salem Invest Counselors accumulated 25,299 shares or 0.43% of the stock. Balasa Dinverno Foltz Limited Liability holds 0.08% or 3,596 shares. Caxton Associate Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% in The Kroger Co.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) now has a "Buy" signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. Therefore 35% are positive. Apple Inc. had 344 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. (NYSE:PAYC) on Wednesday, November 1 with "Buy" rating.

Analysts on average have given a price target of $163.14 to International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) stock. On Thursday, October 12 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Hold". Credit Suisse maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Tuesday, July 19 with "Underperform" rating. The rating was maintained by Dougherty & Company on Monday, June 13 with "Buy". As per Tuesday, January 24, the company rating was upgraded by Dougherty & Company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of International Business Machines by 3.0% in the 2nd quarter. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, October 6 by Jefferies.

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