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14. International Business Machines
International Business Machines
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 14 (Previous rank: 15)
Compare tool: International Business Machines vs. Top 10
CEO: Samuel J. Palmisano
Address: 1 New Orchard Rd.
Armonk, NY 10504
Phone: 914-499-1900
Website: www.ibm.com
In a year of bellwether blowouts, IBM held its own -- and more. The company's ongoing shift from hardware to software and services continued to pay off: IBM's profit climbed 18% in 2008, fueled by overseas growth in countries from Argentina to Vietnam. Big Blue's buying binge continued with 15 acquisitions, up from 12 in 2007. But in March, the spending spree hit a snag when the board of Sun Microsystems got cold feet and nixed IBM's $7 billon bid. - J.R.
  $ millions % change from 2007
Revenues 103,630.0 4.9
Profits 12,334.0 18.4
Assets 109,524.0
Stockholders' equity 13,465.0
Market value (3/27/2009) 126,319.0
Profits as % of  
Revenues 11.9
Assets 11.3
Stockholders' equity 91.6
Earnings per share  
2008 $ 8.93
% change from 2007 24.4
1998-2008 annual growth rate % 10.5
Total return to investors %
2008 -20.8
1998-2008 annual rate 0.0
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 International Business Machines 14 103,630.0
2 Computer Sciences 153 16,499.5
3 SAIC 266 10,078.0
4 Affiliated Computer Services 401 6,160.6
5 Unisys 456 5,233.2
6 BearingPoint 633 3,369.8
7 Cognizant Technology Solutions 716 2,816.3
8 Perot Systems 723 2,779.0
9 CACI International 798 2,420.5
10 ManTech International 941 1,870.9
Issue date: May 4, 2009
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