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How to buy IBM stock | US$119.8

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How to buy stocks in IBM

  1. Compare share trading platforms.To buy shares in a US company from Canada you’ll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you’re just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees. Narrow down some brokers with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for IBM. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: IBM. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until IBM reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of US$119.8, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of IBM, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of IBM. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Price details for IBM (IBM)

Open $120.41 Previous close $120.23
High $121.42 Change $-0.43
Low $119.67 Change % -0.358%
Close $119.8 Timestamp 1600789080
Volume N/A GMT offset 0

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IBM company summary

Information last updated 2020-09-20.

IBM (IBM) is a leading IT Services business based in the USA. IBM (IBM) is listed on the NYSE and employs 352600 staff.

Profile

Industry Information Technology Services Currency symbol $
Code IBM Country name USA
Type Common Stock Country ISO US
Name International Business Machines Corporation ISIN US4592001014
Exchange NYSE CUSIP 459200101
Currency code USD Sector Technology
Currency name US Dollar Full-time employees 352600

Detailed company information

International Business Machines Corporation operates as an integrated solutions and services company worldwide. Its Cloud & Cognitive Software segment offers software for vertical and domain-specific solutions in health, financial services, and Internet of Things (IoT), weather, and security software and services application areas; and customer information control system and storage, and analytics and integration software solutions to support client mission critical on-premise workloads in banking, airline, and retail industries. It also offers middleware and data platform software, including Red Hat, which enables the operation of clients' hybrid multi-cloud environments; and Cloud Paks, WebSphere distributed, and analytics platform software, such as DB2 distributed, information integration, and enterprise content management, as well as IoT, Blockchain and AI/Watson platforms. The company's Global Business Services segment offers business consulting services; system integration, application management, maintenance, and support services for packaged software; finance, procurement, talent and engagement, industry-specific business process outsourcing services; IT infrastructure and platform services. Its Global Technology Services segment provides project, managed, outsourcing, and cloud-delivered services for enterprise IT infrastructure environments; and IT infrastructure support services. It's Systems segment offers servers for businesses, cloud service providers, and scientific computing organizations; data storage products and solutions; and z/OS, an enterprise operating system, as well as Linux. Its Global Financing segment provides lease, installment payment, loan financing, short-term working capital financing, and remanufacturing and remarketing services. It was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. It was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

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