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
David Kenny

David Kenny

Senior Vice President, IBM Watson & Cloud Platform
Arvind Krishna

Arvind Krishna

Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research
Jon C. Iwata

Jon C. Iwata

Senior Vice President, Chief Brand Officer IBM
Michelle Peluso

Michelle Peluso

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Erich Clementi

Erich Clementi

Senior Vice President, Global Integrated Accounts
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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 (FY, 2017)

79.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

36.2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

5.8 b

Market capitalization (18-Apr-2018)

139.5 b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

12 b


174.3 b
IBM's current market capitalization is $139.5 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
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


22.5 b24.4 b22.4 b19.6 b20.8 b19.3 b18.7 b20.2 b19.2 b18.2 b19.3 b19.2 b

Cost of goods sold

11.9 b12.4 b11.5 b10.1 b10.4 b9.8 b10 b10.5 b10.2 b10.4 b10.5 b10.4 b

Gross profit

10.5 b12 b10.9 b9.5 b10.4 b9.4 b8.7 b9.7 b9 b7.8 b8.8 b8.8 b

Gross profit Margin, %

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, 2017


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

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

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


2 b1.9 b1.6 b1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b1.6 b1.6 b1.7 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, 2017

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Cash From Operating Activities

3.6 b7.5 b11.7 b5.6 b9.1 b13.3 b4 b7.4 b11 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)
USDY, 2017


10.4 x


209.6 k


2.7 x


0.4 x

Financial Leverage

7.1 x
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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
IBM East Africa Limited
IBM Capital Peru S.A.C.
International Business Machines of Belgium
IBM Canada Limited—IBM Canada Limitee
International Business Machines Gabon SARL
IBM Deutschland Kreditbank GmbH
IBM India Private Limited
IBM Maroc
Banco IBM S.A.
IBM Bulgaria Ltd.
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IBM News and Updates

How the next generation of technology is combating cybercrime in the financial sector

Emerging technologies such as AI can be utilised to safeguard businesses against cyber threats.

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