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International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM): Current Price $204.97
|Revenue ($) in millions||103,630||95,760||99,870||106,920||104,510|
|Diluted EPS ($)||8.89||10.01||11.52||13.06||14.37|
IBM’s growth in revenues have not been able to keep pace with the splendid growth in its EPS, which has improved every year from 2009 onward.
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||29,490||24,670||25,780||24,750||29,300|
|Diluted EPS ($)||4.56||2.61||3.34||3.33||5.13|
In the last quarter IBM certainly hit the ball out of the park – revenue up 18% and EPS better by 54%. Watch out for this stock…
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