Best Cheap Companies For 2016: International Business Machines Corporation(IBM)
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. Its Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure and business process services, including strategic outsourcing, process, integrated technology, and maintenance services, as well as technology-based support services. The company?s Global Business Services segment offers consulting and systems integration, and application management services. Its Software segment offers middleware and operating systems software, such as WebSphere software to integrate and manage business processes; information management software for database and enterprise content management, information integration, data warehousing, business analytics and intelligence, performance management, and predictive analytics; Tivoli software for identity management, data security, storage management, and datacenter automation; Lotus software for collaboration, messaging, and so cial networking; rational software to support software development for IT and embedded systems; business intelligence software, which provides querying and forecasting tools; SPSS predictive analytics software to predict outcomes and act on that insight; and operating systems software. Its Systems and Technology segment provides computing and storage solutions, including servers, disk and tape storage systems and software, point-of-sale retail systems, and microelectronics. The company?s Global Financing segment provides lease and loan financing to end users and internal clients; commercial financing to dealers and remarketers of IT products; and remanufacturing and remarketing services. It serves financial services, public, industrial, distribution, communications, and general business sectors. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and! changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. IBM was founded in 1910 and is base d in Armonk, New York.Advisors' Opinion:
- [By Sean O'Reilly]
O'Reilly: Sorry to interrupt, but a lot of companies have come out -- not to knock another tech firm, but IBM (NYSE: IBM ) obviously had that $20 earnings per share by, was it 2015?
- [By Anders Bylund]
In general, stock splits and their reverse siblings normally don't affect your dividend payouts at all. For a real-world example of what I mean, let's look at IBM (NYSE: IBM ) .
- [By Ben Levisohn]
The promise of an easy Fed sure has investors excited. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 421.28 points, or 2.4%, to 17.778.15 today, while the S&P 500 rose 2.4% to 4,748.40. Every stock in the Dow finished up today, with Microsoft (MSFT) and International Business Machines (IBM) and Goldman Sachs (GS) leading the way. Perhaps more frightening: By my count, just 21 S&P 500 stocks finished in the red today, as Oracle (ORCL) and First Solar (FSLR) led the benchmark higher.
- [By Sean Williams]
Can Big Blue equal big green?
Few companies can claim as steady a rise throughout history than IT infrastructure and software developer IBM (NYSE: IBM ) . But since the beginning of October, Big Blue's shareholders can't bury their heads under the covers quick enough.
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