International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) will be selling some of its software business to Indian software services exporter HCL Technologies for $1.8 billion.
Some of the products to be divested include IBM’s secure device management product BigFix, marketing automation product Unica and workstream collaboration product Connections. Slowing revenues of IBM’s software products and/or its increasing focus on cloud computing could potentially have led to the decision.
IBM is in the process of acquiring U.S. open-source software company Red Hat Inc. for $34 billion - a deal that was announced earlier this year.
IBM saw its Momentum Indicator move above the 0 level on May 17, 2023. This is an indication that the stock could be shifting in to a new upward move. Traders may want to consider buying the stock or buying call options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 81 similar instances where the indicator turned positive. In of the 81 cases, the stock moved higher in the following days. The odds of a move higher are at .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for IBM just turned positive on May 15, 2023. Looking at past instances where IBM's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 47 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
IBM moved above its 50-day moving average on May 17, 2023 date and that indicates a change from a downward trend to an upward trend.
The 10-day moving average for IBM crossed bullishly above the 50-day moving average on May 25, 2023. This indicates that the trend has shifted higher and could be considered a buy signal. In of 17 past instances when the 10-day crossed above the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where IBM advanced for three days, in of 328 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The 10-day RSI Indicator for IBM moved out of overbought territory on May 24, 2023. This could be a bearish sign for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 36 similar instances where the indicator moved out of overbought territory. In of the 36 cases, the stock moved lower in the following days. This puts the odds of a move lower at .
The Stochastic Oscillator demonstrated that the ticker has stayed in the overbought zone for 9 days. The longer the ticker stays in the overbought zone, the sooner a price pull-back is expected.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where IBM declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
IBM broke above its upper Bollinger Band on May 17, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to drop as the stock moves back below the upper band and toward the middle band. You may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options.
The Aroon Indicator for IBM entered a downward trend on May 15, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is seriously undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (5.444) is normal, around the industry mean (3.957). P/E Ratio (57.803) is within average values for comparable stocks, (49.593). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (2.150) is also within normal values, averaging (1.480). Dividend Yield (0.051) settles around the average of (0.033) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (1.954) is also within normal values, averaging (2.657).
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to outstanding earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating well-balanced risk and returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 83, placing this stock slightly better than average.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. IBM’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating weak sales and an unprofitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
a manufacturer of various computer products through the use of advanced information technology
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, IBM has been loosely correlated with ACN. These tickers have moved in lockstep 52% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is some statistical probability that if IBM jumps, then ACN could also see price increases.
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