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Current Portfolio Status: Hold
Dividend Reinvestment: N
Dividends paid quarterly in Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec
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International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The company’s Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure and business process services, such as outsourcing, processing, integrated technology, cloud, and technology support. Its Global Business Services segment offers consulting and systems integration services for strategy and transformation, application innovation services, enterprise applications, and smarter analytics; and application management, maintenance, and support services. The company’s Software segment provides middleware and operating systems software, including WebSphere software to integrate and manage business processes; and information management software that enables clients to integrate, manage, and analyze data from various sources. It also offers Watson Solutions software to interact in natural language, process big data, and learn from interactions with people and computers; Tivoli software offers integrated service delivery for cloud and datacenter management, enterprise endpoint and mobile device management, asset and facilities management, and storage management; and Workforce Solutions software that enables businesses to connect people and processes. In addition, this segment provides Rational software that supports software development; and Mobile software for application development, mobile security, and mobile device management. Its Systems and Technology segment offers infrastructure technologies; and semiconductor technology, products, and packaging solutions. The company’s Global Financing segment provides lease and loan financing; commercial financing to dealers and remarketers; and remanufacturing and remarketing services. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.