International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The Company operates through five segments: Cognitive Solutions, Global Business Services (GBS), Technology Services & Cloud Platforms, Systems and Global Financing. Its Cognitive Solutions segment includes Watson, a cognitive computing platform, data and analytics solutions, and transaction processing software. The Company's Global Business Services segment offers business consulting services, delivers system integration, application management, maintenance, support services and business process outsourcing services. Its Technology Services and Cloud Platforms segment provides cloud, project-based, outsourcing, and other managed services for enterprise IT infrastructure environments. The Company's Systems segment offers servers and z/OS, an enterprise operating system for z systems. Its Global Financing segment provides lease, installment payment plans, and loan financing services, and remanufacturing and remarketing services.

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Armonk, US
Size (employees)
366,600 (est)-3%
IBM was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Armonk, US
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Key People/Management at IBM

Virginia Rometty

Virginia Rometty

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Simon Beaumont

Simon Beaumont

Vice President, Tax and Treasurer
Michelle Browdy

Michelle Browdy

Senior Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, and General Counsel
Erich Clementi

Erich Clementi

Senior Vice President, Global Integrated Accounts
Robert del Bene

Robert del Bene

Vice President and Controller
Bruno di Leo Allen

Bruno di Leo Allen

Senior Vice President
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IBM Office Locations

IBM has offices in Jersey, New York, Shanghai, Helsinki and in 145 other locations
Armonk, US (HQ)
1 New Orchard Rd
New Sweden, US
92 Stockholm Rd
New York, US
590 Madison Ave
Seattle, US
119 Pine St
Buenos Aires, AR
Ing. Enrique Butty 275
Oranjestad, AW
Anasastraat 8
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IBM Financials and Metrics

IBM Financials

IBM's revenue was reported to be $79.14 b in FY, 2017 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

19.1 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

8.2 b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %


Net income (Q1, 2018)

1.7 b

Market capitalization (14-Jun-2018)

133.3 b

Closing share price (14-Jun-2018)


Cash (31-Mar-2018)

11.9 b


167.7 b
IBM's current market capitalization is $133.3 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


92.8 b81.7 b79.9 b79.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

46.4 b41.1 b41.6 b42.9 b

Gross profit

46.4 b40.7 b38.3 b36.2 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


8.5 b7.7 b7.8 b12 b

Accounts Receivable

9.1 b8.3 b9.2 b8.9 b

Prepaid Expenses

5 b4.2 b4.6 b3.9 b


2.1 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


8.8 b8.4 b9.5 b14.4 b10 b9 b10.1 b11.7 b10.9 b11.9 b

Accounts Receivable

8.8 b8.6 b8 b8.5 b8.8 b8.3 b8.4 b8.4 b8.2 b7.8 b

Prepaid Expenses

5.9 b4.5 b4.2 b4.3 b4.7 b4.5 b4.7 b4.2 b4.4 b2.6 b


2 b1.9 b1.6 b1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b1.6 b1.6 b1.7 b1.8 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

12 b13.2 b11.9 b5.8 b

Depreciation and Amortization

4.5 b3.9 b4.4 b4.5 b


(39 m)133 m(14 m)18 m

Accounts Payable

(456 m)81 m197 m47 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

2.3 b5.8 b8.7 b2 b4.5 b7.4 b1.8 b4.1 b6.8 b1.7 b

Depreciation and Amortization

968 m1.9 b2.9 b1 b2.1 b3.3 b1.1 b2.2 b3.4 b1.1 b

Cash From Operating Activities

3.6 b7.5 b11.7 b5.6 b9.1 b13.3 b4 b7.4 b11 b4.6 b

Purchases of PP&E

(857 m)(1.7 b)(2.7 b)(956 m)(1.8 b)(2.6 b)(740 m)(1.4 b)(2.3 b)(870 m)
USDY, 2018


36.4 x


2.5 x


0.4 x

Financial Leverage

6.8 x

P/E Ratio

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IBM Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Patents Issued

7.53 k7.36 k8.09 k9.04 k


$128.40 b$120.70 b$118.70 b$121 b

Data Centers

46 46 50 58


175 175 175 175
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IBM Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Cloudigo September 24, 2017
Sanovi Technologies October 27, 2016
Promontory Financial Group September 29, 2016
EZSource June 01, 2016
Bluewolf March 30, 2016$200 m
Resilient Systems February 29, 2016
Truven Health Analytics February 18, 2016$2.60 b February 03, 2016
Aperto February 02, 2016
Resource/Ammirati January 28, 2016
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IBM Revenue Breakdown

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IBM revenue breakdown by business segment: 10.5% from Systems, 41.2% from Technology Services & Cloud, 19.7% from Global Business Services , 24.9% from Cognitive Solutions and 3.7% from Other

IBM revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.1% from Asia Pacific, 20.3% from Europe/Middle East/Africa and 65.6% from Americas

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