Looking at top Wall Street opinions, International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) has recently made its way into the research list of Wells Fargo – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was Reiterated to a rating of Market Perform in the eyes of Wells Fargo, as reported on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by RBC Capital Mkts on Wednesday January 23rd, 2019, with this firm Reiterated IBM to an updated rating of Outperform. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) have moved by -5.26% and 14.81%, respectively.
Brokerage Updates Related to International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Stock
This publicly-traded organization generated gains of 2.53% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 21 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Of the latest market expert opinions, 2 have given an underperform rating, 1 has given a sell rating, and 4 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 21 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $140.22. Moreover, individual price targets range between $115.00-$165.00. With its recent move to $140.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will loss by -12.89% in one year.
Updates from International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) SEC Form 4
This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 0.10% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A VP, Controller at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Mar 07. Similarly, Clementi Erich sold 13,000 shares of the organization’s stock at $139.01 apiece and racked up $1,807,093 in earnings from the sale. Now, Clementi Erich holds 38,049 shares of the company following the exchange. A Senior Vice President of the organization named Gherson Diane J, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Feb 06 that managed to be worth $387,879 from the sale of 2,851 common shares at a price of $136.05 per individual share.
International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Results in the Pipeline
The next scheduled release of financial results for International Business Machines Corporation will be for the Dec-18 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $4.82. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $21,710.60 million.
Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $21,760.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $4.87. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $18,756.00 million with $3.42 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $20,003.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $3.08.
ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) experienced a gain of 0.50% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That boost the price to $241.59 per share, as observed on March 14th, 2019, at a time when the total trading volume reached 1,946,776 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 2.17M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $238.03.
Pricing Indications for ServiceNow, Inc. (NOW)
This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of in the last year. In the most recent trading session, the daily high was $244.63, bringing the per-share value 0.50% high its 52-week high and about -1.52% more expensive than its 52-week low. Meanwhile, it gained 214.60 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is 26.93% higher than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.
ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) In-Depth Brokerage Insights
We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 0 have a sell rating, 14 have a Buy rating, 16 have an outperform rating, while 5 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 0 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 1.80 , based on information from Thomson Reuters.
NOW Stock Value Potential
In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 190.65 up from its 200 day moving average, while also 13.25% up when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $200.00-$275.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 43.50B. After the trading day started off at the price of $241.59, these shares nearly bottomed out at its low price of $241.3 and nearly peaked at $244.63 as its full-day high price. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $240.39. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 0.10%, and the Beta factor is now 1.46. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 66.35.
ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) Analyst Points of Focus
ServiceNow, Inc. (NOW) has found itself inside of Mizuho’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was Initiated to Buy, by Mizuho, as garnered from a news report on Thursday March 14th, 2019. An additional helpful research note was sent out by Goldman’s on Friday February 1st, 2019. The brokerage decided to resumed NOW to Buy.