International Business Machines - IBM Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $181.29
  • Forecasted Upside: 6.82%
  • Number of Analysts: 14
  • Breakdown:
  • 3 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for IBM

Analyst Price Target is $181.29
▲ +6.82% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 14 analysts offering 12 month price targets for International Business Machines in the last 3 months. The average price target is $181.29, with a high forecast of $220.00 and a low forecast of $130.00. The average price target represents a 6.82% upside from the last price of $169.71.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 14 investment analysts is to hold stock in International Business Machines. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/22/2024Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$200.00Low
5/16/2024Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$190.00 ➝ $190.00Low
5/16/2024Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$200.00Low
5/2/2024BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageUnderperform$145.00Low
4/26/2024Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$186.00 ➝ $179.00Low
4/25/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$190.00 ➝ $185.00Low
4/25/2024BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$210.00 ➝ $190.00Low
4/25/2024WedbushBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$140.00 ➝ $160.00Low
4/23/2024Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$215.00 ➝ $210.00Low
4/22/2024UBS GroupBoost TargetSell ➝ Sell$125.00 ➝ $130.00Low
4/17/2024Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$190.00N/A
3/14/2024Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$200.00 ➝ $220.00Low
3/7/2024Sanford C. BernsteinBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$165.00 ➝ $186.00Low
1/25/2024Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$179.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/25/2024BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$155.00 ➝ $210.00Low
1/22/2024Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$144.00 ➝ $183.00Low
1/19/2024EvercoreUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$165.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/19/2024Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$165.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/5/2024Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHold ➝ Sell$143.00Low
1/5/2024Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$180.00Low
12/5/2023Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$155.00 ➝ $170.00Low
11/13/2023WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$140.00Low
10/26/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$188.00 ➝ $179.00Low
10/26/2023WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$140.00Low
10/26/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$152.00 ➝ $155.00Low
10/17/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$135.00 ➝ $130.00Low
9/20/2023Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$188.00Low
7/20/2023Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$152.00 ➝ $160.00Low
7/20/2023Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$135.00Low
7/20/2023WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$140.00Low
7/20/2023Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $144.00Low
7/17/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$145.00 ➝ $150.00Low
7/7/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral$145.00Low
4/20/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform$155.00 ➝ $145.00Low
4/20/2023Evercore ISILower TargetInline$150.00 ➝ $140.00Low
4/20/2023Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $140.00Low
4/20/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$143.00 ➝ $135.00Low
4/13/2023Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$165.00 ➝ $162.00Low
2/6/2023Edward JonesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
1/26/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$148.00 ➝ $155.00Low
1/26/2023Morgan StanleyLower Target$148.00 ➝ $143.00Low
1/26/2023CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$140.00 ➝ $145.00Low
1/24/2023Moffett NathansonUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$140.00Low
1/23/2023Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $158.00Low
1/19/2023Moffett NathansonUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$140.00Low
1/18/2023Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$152.00 ➝ $148.00Low
1/17/2023Evercore ISIBoost Target$135.00 ➝ $150.00Low
10/20/2022Evercore ISIBoost TargetInline$125.00 ➝ $135.00Low
10/20/2022UBS GroupLower TargetSell$112.00 ➝ $111.00Low
10/20/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$158.00 ➝ $155.00Low
10/18/2022Bank of AmericaLower Target$155.00 ➝ $145.00Low
10/17/2022Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $140.00Low
10/12/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$163.00 ➝ $158.00Low
10/6/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $152.00Low
9/28/2022UBS GroupLower Target$118.00 ➝ $112.00Low
9/13/2022Societe GeneraleLower Target$129.00Low
8/17/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$156.00 ➝ $163.00Low
7/20/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$166.00 ➝ $156.00Low
7/19/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$157.00 ➝ $155.00Low
7/19/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$152.00 ➝ $148.00Low
4/21/2022Tigress FinancialBoost TargetNeutral$133.00 ➝ $139.00Medium
4/20/2022Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$162.00 ➝ $165.00High
4/20/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$165.00 ➝ $166.00High
4/20/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$148.00 ➝ $152.00High
4/20/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$150.00 ➝ $157.00High
4/13/2022Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$147.00 ➝ $150.00Medium
4/13/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform$155.00 ➝ $148.00Low
1/25/2022UBS GroupLower Target$124.00 ➝ $118.00High
1/25/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$153.00 ➝ $155.00High
1/11/2022UBS GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$136.00 ➝ $124.00High
1/9/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$140.00Low
12/15/2021Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$151.00 ➝ $145.00Low
12/2/2021Evercore ISIInitiated CoveragePositive$125.00Low
10/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$172.00Low
10/21/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$176.00 ➝ $172.00High
10/5/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$167.00 ➝ $176.00Medium
10/1/2021Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$170.00High
7/20/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$152.00 ➝ $164.00High
7/20/2021CitigroupBoost TargetPositive ➝ Neutral$140.00 ➝ $150.00High
7/20/2021Societe GeneraleUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$121.00 ➝ $140.00High
7/16/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$150.00 ➝ $155.00High
4/20/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $165.00High
4/20/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$147.00 ➝ $151.00High
4/20/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$150.00 ➝ $152.00High
4/20/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$138.00 ➝ $150.00High
4/8/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$140.00 ➝ $150.00Low
10/20/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetNeutral ➝ Market Perform$140.00 ➝ $138.00High
10/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$128.00 ➝ $140.00High
8/17/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetAverage ➝ Neutral$135.00 ➝ $148.00Low
7/22/2020ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$155.00Medium
7/21/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$111.00 ➝ $128.00High
7/21/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$150.00 ➝ $155.00High
7/21/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$120.00 ➝ $140.00High
7/21/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetHold$120.00 ➝ $130.00High
7/20/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$145.00High
7/16/2020WedbushReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
4/22/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$110.00 ➝ $120.00Low
4/21/2020UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$140.00 ➝ $120.00High
4/21/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$150.00High
4/21/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$107.00 ➝ $111.00High
4/21/2020WedbushLower TargetNeutral$155.00 ➝ $140.00High
4/21/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$145.00Low
4/17/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$155.00 ➝ $135.00Low
4/15/2020Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$169.00 ➝ $147.00Low
4/15/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$173.00 ➝ $150.00High
4/14/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$145.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
4/13/2020Sanford C. BernsteinLower TargetMarket Perform$135.00 ➝ $125.00Low
4/6/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$145.00High
3/25/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$164.00 ➝ $107.00Low
3/23/2020Nomura SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
3/16/2020CitigroupLower TargetBuy$155.00 ➝ $110.00Low
2/9/2020Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$145.00Low
2/3/2020Edward JonesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
2/3/2020Nomura SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$170.00Medium
1/30/2020Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$145.00Low
1/23/2020CitigroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ NeutralHigh
1/23/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$155.00Low
1/22/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$155.00 ➝ $164.00Medium
1/22/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral$154.00High
1/22/2020Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetNeutral$133.00 ➝ $138.00High
1/22/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Positive$140.00 ➝ $155.00High
1/17/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$170.00 ➝ $155.00High
1/15/2020Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingHold$135.00Low
10/21/2019UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$170.00 ➝ $140.00Low
10/17/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$147.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
10/17/2019Nomura SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $170.00High
10/17/2019WedbushReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Neutral$165.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
10/17/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform$157.00 ➝ $152.00Medium
10/15/2019Stifel NicolausSet TargetBuy$169.00Low
8/26/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/12/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral$152.00Medium
8/6/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetMarket Perform$140.00 ➝ $147.00Low
8/5/2019Nomura SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$165.00 ➝ $175.00High
8/5/2019Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$165.00 ➝ $170.00High
8/1/2019Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$170.00Medium
7/26/2019Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingHoldN/A
7/19/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$173.00Low
7/18/2019Nomura SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$160.00 ➝ $165.00High
7/18/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$147.00High
6/5/2019Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$150.00Low
(Data available from 5/28/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.71 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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International Business Machines Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated solutions and services worldwide. The company operates through Software, Consulting, Infrastructure, and Financing segments. The Software segment offers a hybrid cloud and AI platforms that allows clients to realize their digital and AI transformations across the applications, data, and environments in which they operate. The Consulting segment focuses on skills integration for strategy, experience, technology, and operations by domain and industry. The Infrastructure segment provides on-premises and cloud based server, and storage solutions, as well as life-cycle services for hybrid cloud infrastructure deployment. The Financing segment offers client and commercial financing, facilitates IBM clients' acquisition of hardware, software, and services. The company has a strategic partnership to various companies including hyperscalers, service providers, global system integrators, and software and hardware vendors that includes Adobe, Amazon Web services, Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce, Samsung Electronics and SAP, and others. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. International Business Machines Corporation was incorporated in 1911 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.
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Today's Range

Now: $169.71
Low: $168.65
High: $171.09

50 Day Range

MA: $178.23
Low: $164.36
High: $193.95

52 Week Range

Now: $169.71
Low: $127.46
High: $199.18


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Average Volume

4,731,267 shs

Market Capitalization

$155.90 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of International Business Machines?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued reports on International Business Machines in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., BMO Capital Markets, BNP Paribas, Evercore Inc., Evercore ISI, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Sanford C. Bernstein, Societe Generale, Stifel Nicolaus,, UBS Group AG, and Wedbush.
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What is the current price target for International Business Machines?

14 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for International Business Machines in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $181.29, suggesting a possible upside of 6.8%. Bank of America Co. has the highest price target set, predicting IBM will reach $220.00 in the next twelve months. UBS Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $130.00 for International Business Machines in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for International Business Machines?

International Business Machines currently has 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in IBM, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact International Business Machines' investor relations team?

International Business Machines' physical mailing address is 1 NEW ORCHARD ROAD, ARMONK NY, 10504. The technology company's listed phone number is (914) 499-1900 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for International Business Machines is Learn More about contacing International Business Machines investor relations.