.85 cents every quarter really doesn't cut it. The yield of 1.8 % really is not much to speak of as well.
Sentiment: Strong Sell
You do realize that folks investing in IBM are seeking growth and not just yield like a PG, PEP, K, GIS, CLX, KMB, JNJ, and so on.
Growth ? Can't really say IBM is considered a growth company. Sorry. Back to investing 101 for you.
SP YOY is in the R E D.
See Yahoo Finance Historic Prices.