IBM CEO Ginni Rometty formally launches a new strategic initiative for the next evolution of technology and business. Image credit: IBM.
IBM may be in the process of transforming its business model, but the storied technology firm still generates a ridiculous amount of money. Over the last 12 months, it earned $84 billion in revenue, ranking 29th among S&P 500 companies. What does the 104-year-old company do with all this money? The slideshow below provides an answer.
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Viewers of the slideshow will learn two interesting points, among other things, from scrolling through it:
- First, IBM pays out a smaller share of its annual earnings than many other major companies do.
- Second, IBM enjoys wider profit margins than the typical large-cap stock.
What else can investors learn about IBM from an analysis of its revenue flows? Scroll through the brief slideshow below to find out.
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