International Business Machines Corporation operates in the Computer integrated systems design sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares International Business Machines with three other
manufacturers of computers and peripheral equipment in North America:
sales of $84.69 billion
of which 23%
was Social and Industrial System),
of which 64%
was Personal Systems), and
Dell Technologies Inc
of which 47%
was Client Solutions).
International Business Machines reported sales of $79.59 billion
December of 2018.
a very small
increase of 0.6%
versus 2017, when the company's sales were $79.14 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2016, when International Business Machines
reported sales of $79.92 billion.
Sales of Global Business Services saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
2.9% in 2018, from
$16.35 billion to $16.82 billion.
Not all segments of International Business Machines experienced an increase in sales in 2018:
sales of Global Financing fell 6.3% to $1.59 billion.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
International Business Machines also experienced decreases in sales in
Systems (down 2.0% to $8.03 billion)