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Apr 17, 2018
IBM’s Free Cash Flow Short of Expected Annual Pace
Image Source: andrew cooke. With other fantastic ideas in technology, we see no reason to be interested in IBM’s shares.
Oct 19, 2017
IBM's Third Quarter Offers Some Relief
Image Shown: IBM rallies back after third-quarter results October 18. IBM has been shunned by investors since it bailed on its operating earnings per share target of $20 a few years ago. The market, however, was recently relieved that IBM reiterated its full-year 2017 expectations calling for operating earnings per share of at least $13.80. Many are hoping for a comeback.
May 16, 2017
Financial Analysis 501: How to Assess Earnings Quality
How a lack of a focus on return on invested capital and economic profit and an emphasis on accounting measures and earnings per share in IBM's executive incentive programs brought down Big Blue.
May 3, 2017
SEC Approves Financial Weapon of Mass Destruction and More Earnings Reports
Let’s talk about quadruple-leveraged ETFs, Apple’s and Altria’s earnings reports, Coach’s fundamental improvement, Gilead’s fall from grace, IBM’s ongoing deterioration and more.
Jan 13, 2016
You Loved This One: A Little Inspiration
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can't -- you're right.” ― Henry Ford
Oct 20, 2015
IBM Continues to Punish Optimists
Big Blue has become the poster child for poor earnings quality. We’ve been sounding this mantra for a few years now. Have you been paying attention?
Oct 20, 2014
Big Blue Blows Up
Big Blue missed big time during the third quarter. We warned you about the company’s problems.
Jan 23, 2013
IBM Reports Solid Fourth Quarter; Remains on Track to Reach Earnings Goals
IBM posted strong earnings gains in its fourth quarter, and we think the company remains on target to reach $20 in operating earnings per share by 2015.

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