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IBM

$153.01

-1.23 (-0.80%)

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Technical Earnings Preview: IBM has a potential bearish pattern

The stock has been in a consolidation phase for the last three months following a sharp decline in price. On a long-term monthly basis the price action from July of last year to present resembles an irregular bearish head and shoulders /bearish cup and handle pattern. A drop below $150 on negative news would see the pattern become active. Downside potential would be to the $120 area if the pattern became active and completed. Initial support would be at the 52-week low at $147.79, $142.36, and the $140 area. If the news is a positive surprise, a breakout above the right shoulder of the pattern at $157.50 or higher would void it. Next resistance levels to watch in that event as potential upside objectives would be at $158.85, $160, and $165.99.

IBM IBM
$153.01

-1.23 (-0.80%)

06/22/17
CLVD
06/22/17
INITIATION
CLVD
Neutral
IBM initiated with a Neutral at Cleveland Research
Cleveland Research initiated IBM with a Neutral with a $154 price target saying channel sentiment has improved over the last six months driven by better installed base retention and wallet share gains from cloud and software as a service offerings. The analyst is slightly ahead of consensus for earnings through FY19 and said there could be some upside to revenue assumptions should Services stabilize adn partner growth outlooks materialize.
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07/10/17
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KEYB
IT services companies can benefit from AI opportunity, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Arvind Ramnani says that IT services companies such as Cognizant (CTSH), Accenture (ACN) and IBM (IBM) can benefit significantly as enterprises look to access data in order to enable artificial intelligence. The analyst adds that Talend's (TLND) data integration tools can also benefit from this trend. He keeps Overweight ratings on all the stocks named, except that he keeps a Sector Weight rating on IBM.
07/12/17
JEFF
07/12/17
NO CHANGE
Target $125
JEFF
Underperform
IBM price target lowered to $125 from $135 at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst James Kisner lowered his price target for IBM (IBM) to $125 and reiterates an Underperform rating on the shares. While channel checks indicate IBM's Watson platform remains one of the most complete cognitive platforms available in the marketplace today, the "hefty services" component of many artificial intelligence deployments will be a hindrance to adoption, Kisner tells investors in a research note titled "Creating Shareholder Value with AI? Not so Elementary, My Dear Watson." The analyst also believes IBM looks "outgunned in the war" for AI talent and will likely see increasing competition. Kisner adds that his firm believes Nvidia (NVDA) is the biggest beneficiary of ramping AI adoption. He lists Pure Storage (PSTG) and Mellanox (MLNX) as other beneficiaries.
07/17/17
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07/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $132
LEHM
Underweight
Barclays calls on IBM to cut outlook, drops price target to $132
IBM should take the "brave step" and drastically reset its full-year earnings per share outlook to $13.00 or lower, Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz tells investors in a research note. He believes the company's narrative is "becoming tedious" with a lot of investments in next-generation technology generating little revenue impact. The analyst cut his below-consensus estimates for 2017 and 2018 and dropped his price target for IBM shares to $132 from $141. The technology company closed Friday up 61c to $154.24. Moskowitz keeps an Underweight rating on the shares. He views IBM's valuation as "stretched" and does not think cost cuts will be enough to counter increasing exposure to cloud-related or "as-a-service" revenue that carries lower revenue and profit.

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Cigna

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Humana

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Molina Healthcare

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UnitedHealth

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Nucor

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Community Health

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HCA Holdings

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LifePoint

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Tenet

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Universal Health

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MET

MetLife

$54.65

0.07 (0.13%)

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