2. As of noon trading, International Business Machines ( IBM) is up $2.22 (1.2%) to $192.23 on average volume. Thus far, 3.0 million shares of International Business Machines exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $189.74-$192.70 after having opened the day at $189.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $190.01.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. International Business Machines has a market cap of $197.9 billion and is part of the computer software & services industry. Shares are up 1.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate International Business Machines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates International Business Machines as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its respectable return on equity which we feel is likely to continue. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full International Business Machines Ratings Report now.

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