Q1 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

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The stock increased 1.49% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $34.11. About 1.85 million shares traded. (STAR) has declined 14.04% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. IBM underperformed by 24.13% the S&P 500.

Halsey Associates Inc increased its stake in Ibm (IBM) by 43.52% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Riverpoint Capital Management Ltd Llc holds 0.07% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) or 65,100 shares. The State Street Corp holds 1.38 million shares with $41.72M value, up from 1.34M last quarter. Bragg Inc has 0.06% invested in Graham Corporation (NYSE:GHM) for 18,635 shares. Summit Securities Grp Lc accumulated 1,500 shs or 0.03% of the stock. About 5.57 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 20.88% the S&P500. Its stake in Keycorp (NYSE:KEY) was reduced by 185,872 shares to 225,276 shares valued at $4.54M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Since January 31, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 2 sales for $2.69 million activity. 13,000 shares were sold by Clementi Erich, worth $2.01 million on Friday, February 23. Grimes & Company Inc. now owns 27,715 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $4,252,000 after acquiring an additional 3,189 shares during the last quarter. WADDELL FREDERICK H bought $99,659 worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Wednesday, January 31. The positive are 53%. Intl. Business Machines Corp now has $148.14B valuation. On a currency neutral basis, that would have been 20% growth. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, February 2 with "Hold". The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 18 by Citigroup. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $180.00 price target on shares of IBM in a research report on Friday, January 19th.

The company reported its earnings after the stock market closed Tuesday afternoon. Morgan Stanley has "Buy" rating and $192.0 target.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.37 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.19, from 0.69 in 2017Q3. 54 investors sold all, 604 reduced holdings as IBM ratio increased. 12 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes.

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A number of analysts have recently issued reports on IBM shares. Kornitzer Mgmt Inc Ks holds 0.62% or 237,595 shares in its portfolio. Endurance Wealth Incorporated has invested 0.13% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Magnetar Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.07% or 18,608 shares in its portfolio. 56,766 are held by Jacobs & Ca. Moreover, Retail Bank Of The Ozarks has 0.32% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Iat Reinsurance Ltd holds 22,374 shares or 0.48% of its portfolio. Hutchin Hill Cap LP has 8,000 shares. Td Asset Mngmt accumulated 844,243 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Alexandria Cap Limited Liability Com reported 0.09% stake. The target price indicates a potential upside of 12.00% from IBM (NYSE:IBM)'s previous close. Sentinel Tru Communication Lba invested in 0.93% or 29,058 shares. Equitec Proprietary Markets Limited holds 169,100 shares. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $5.01 EPS. equities research analysts expect that IBM will post 13.83 EPS for the current year. CTL's profit will be $161.84 million for 28.93 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. Non-GAAP EPS was $2.45, up four per cent, which beat analyst estimates by $0.06.

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Among 11 analysts covering SemGroup (NYSE:SEMG), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. JMP Securities has "Market Perform" rating and $167 target. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Hold" on Friday, June 16. Evercore initiated CenturyLink, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, April 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. 9,913,087 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,453,555. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, July 19 by Drexel Hamilton. Societe Generale set a $149.00 price objective on IBM and gave the stock a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, January 19th. (NYSE:ALLY) on Wednesday, September 16 to "Outperform" rating.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 6 insider sales for $1.19 million activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.62 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.29, from 0.74 in 2017Q3. 151 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. Strategic Fincl Services reported 9,088 shares. Stanley has invested 0.15% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). 182,446 are held by Chem Bancorp. It also reduced its holding in Time Inc. Riggs Asset Managment has invested 0% in CenturyLink, Inc. Howland Cap Management Limited Company owns 13,650 shares. Hugh Johnson Advisors LLC now owns 1,403 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $216,000 after acquiring an additional 12 shares during the period. $227,250 worth of SemGroup Corporation (NYSE:SEMG) shares were bought by MCADAM WILLIAM J. (NYSE:CTL). 572,764 were reported by Commonwealth Bancorp Of Aus.

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