|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 1400|
|Day's Range||107.64 - 111.50|
|52 Week Range||90.56 - 158.75|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.31|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||10.22|
|Earnings Date||Apr 19, 2020|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||6.48 (5.74%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Feb 06, 2020|
|1y Target Est||141.50|
Nick Vyas, executive director of the Center for Global Supply Chain Management at the University of Southern California, said the effects of COVID-19 on the world's supply chain are far-reaching. “I would call this a once-in-a-century disruption that we’re facing,” he said. “What makes it even more unique is that the disruptions aren’t happening all at the same time. It’s moving from country to country, continent to continent.”
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Microsoft, IBM, Apple, Nike and Disney
HP CEO Enrique Lores tells Yahoo Finance demand for PCs and printers have been strong as people work from home during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: American Express, McDonald's, Walt Disney, UnitedHealth Group and International Business Machines
In recent months, the Boston-based maker of GoToMeeting has seen a number of executive departures as well as layoffs.
In the latest trading session, IBM (IBM) closed at $105.85, marking a +0.35% move from the previous day.
There are already a number of resources available for mapping the spread of confirmed COVID-19 cases both in the U.S. and globally, but IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company have launched new tools that bring COVID-19 mapping and analysis to more people via their Weather Channel mobile app and weather.com. Existing tools are useful, but come from fairly specialized sources including the World Health Organization (WHO) and Johns Hopkins University. This new initiative combines data fro these same sources, including global confirmed reported COVID-19 cases, as well as reported data from sources at both the state and county level.
In this challenging time when more than one in four Americans are under "shelter-in-place" orders1, IBM (NYSE: IBM) is offering free tools to track reported COVID-19 cases near you and help you stay informed.
The Dow posted its best day since 1933 after lawmakers said that they were close to a deal on coronavirus rescue package. We have, thus, highlighted such components of the benchmark index that were up 10% or more.
It has become difficult for investors to assess companies amid uncertainty over the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic on the economy. In this volatile period, Wedbush Securities is seeing opportunities for companies in the technology, telecom and media sectors, and a “deal frenzy” taking off in coming months.Following conversations with insiders in the field, Wedbush analysts Daniel Ives and Strecker Backe, come back with reinforced confidence in companies focusing on cloud and remote technology, including Microsoft Corp (MSFT), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Zoom Video Communications (ZM), Citrix Systems (CTXS), and Slack Technologies. In addition, they say the shift to cyber technology is accelerating the need for security systems outside the firewall, which should go a long way to benefit Zscaler Inc (ZS) , CrowdStrike Holdings (CRWD), and CyberArk Software (CYBR) among others.Already in coming months, Wedbush analysts Ives and Backe, expect a resurgence of mergers & acquisitions as “valuations start to reach levels which can ignite a long overdue deal frenzy that could start to put a floor on the software sector as well.” (See TipRanks’ Stock Screener for technology names that could stand out at current levels)“Microsoft, Google (GOOGL), IBM (IBM), Adobe (ADBE), Salesforce (CRM), and Oracle (ORCL) are just a handful of the strategic players looking to beef up their cloud portfolios over the next year with fortress like treasure chests abound,” Ives and Backe said.Ives has an Outperform rating for Microsoft, Apple, Salesforce and Zscaler, and an Underperform rating for Slack Technologies. (See TipRanks’ Analysts’ Top Stocks)Related News: JP Morgan: These 3 Stocks Are Poised Surge by at Least 20% 5-Year Analyst Says Buy Uber Stock at Current LevelsWells Fargo Sees Compelling Value in Snap Stock More recent articles from Smarter Analyst: * Gilead Sciences Expects Coronavirus Drug Data in Coming Weeks, Expands Access * Billionaire Ackman Says Pershing No Longer Has Hedges, But Cash For Stock Investments * Goldman Sachs Picks 2 Stocks to Buy (and 1 to Sell) * 2 Biotech Giants in the Hunt for New Coronavirus Drugs
Here we discuss how tech giants including Microsoft (MSFT) and others are leaving no stone unturned to address COVID-19 crisis in innovative ways, backed by AI, ML and cloud computing capabilities.
The Nifty 50 was a group of the most popular large-cap stocks on the NYSE in the 1960s and 1970s. Today it refers to an index on India's stock exchange.
As big name brands – from IBM to Honeywell – sign on to help with the fight against COVID-19, they’re not alone.
SAP SE (SAP) partners Accenture (ACN) to accelerate digital overhaul of oil and gas companies.
IBM (NYSE: IBM), Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), Alphabet's Google and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) teamed up with White House to provide research assistance for combating the coronavirus.What HappenedOn Sunday evening, President Donald Trump announced that the federal government in alliance with IBM is setting up the world's most powerful supercomputer to fight the coronavirus epidemic, CNBC reports.IBM, along with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Department of Energy, formed the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium will also connect researchers with top computational scientists to ensure the machines are used as efficiently and effectively as possible.The High Performance Computing would assist researchers with developing predictive models to analyze the progress of the disease and also build a model for new potential therapies or a possible vaccine.Other Supporting CompaniesThe President added that other companies, which include Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, and a number of academic institutions, will also contribute a lot of different things to the consortium. IBM stated that it is working with a number of national labs and other institutions to offer 16 systems with a total of 330 petaflops for computing various projects in epidemiology, bioinformatics, and molecular modeling, TechCrunch reported.ResultsThe Director of IBM Research Dario Gil said in an interview with CNN Business that researchers have used the supercomputer to scan 8,000 compounds and managed to categorize 77 of them.The most relevant ones could be used to prevent the spike protein in coronavirus and make it powerless to cling on to the host cells in the human body.These 77 small-molecule drug compounds can be experimented further, instead of all 8,000, to develop a possible COVID-19 treatment.See more from Benzinga * Haley Quits Boeing's Board Amid Bailout Request(C) 2020 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
During today's White House coronavirus task force press conference, President Trump announced the launch of a new public/private consortium to "unleash the power of American supercomputing resources." The members of this consortium are the White House, the Department of Energy and IBM . Other companies, including Google, Amazon and Microsoft, as well as a number of academic institutions, are also "contributing lots of different things," the president said.
Senator Ed Markey, who has long had an interest in consumer privacy, on Thursday urged caution in the government's efforts to partner with big tech companies to track the coronavirus as a way to combat the disease. In a letter to Michael Kratsios, the White House's chief technology officer, Markey cited a Washington Post report that said the government had discussions with Amazon, Apple , Facebook, Google, IBM and other tech companies to discuss potentially using smartphone location data as part of "modeling efforts" as the virus spreads in the United States.
Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") confirmed Unisys Corporation's ("Unisys") Corporate Family Rating ("CFR") at B2, Probability of Default Rating ("PDR") at B2-PD, and senior unsecured rating at B3. Moody's upgraded the Speculative Grade Liquidity ("SGL") rating to SGL-2 from SGL-3.
(Bloomberg) -- The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on Monday unveiled a new database with thousands of scientific articles about the coronavirus in an effort to help public health experts combat the worsening pandemic.U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Krastios told reporters that the new database is a “call to action” for tech companies to use artificial intelligence to mine the research to answer important questions about the virus.The new database, which already has some 29,000 scholarly articles, is the latest effort by tech companies and the Office of Science and Technology Policy to coordinate a response to the health crisis.Last week, Krastios led a call with Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. and International Business Machines Corp. to discuss how tech platforms can combat misinformation about the virus and products on the internet.Eric Horvitz, Microsoft’s chief scientific officer, said the database will help scientists stay on top of “thousands of articles.”Other groups working on the effort include the Allen Institute for AI, a research organization started by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a philanthropy group created by Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.