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IBM Earnings: Q4 profit rises on 6.5% revenue growth, beats estimates

Tech giant IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) on Monday said its fourth-quarter revenues and profit increased as demand conditions improved. The results also surpassed experts’ predictions.

IBM Q4 2021 earnings infographic

An impressive performance by the main business segments had a positive effect on the top-line and the company’s revenues increased 6.5% to $16.7 billion in the fourth quarter, which was above the consensus forecast.

Consequently, fourth-quarter adjusted earnings from continuing operations moved up to $3.35 per share from $1.88 per share in the same period of fiscal 2020, and topped the estimates. Net profit was $2.33 billion or $2.57 per share, up from last year’s income of $1.36 billion or $1.51 per share.

Read management/analysts’ comments on IBM’s Q4 2021 earnings

Shares of IBM closed Monday’s trading lower but gained momentum soon after the earnings report and rose about 5% in the extended session.

Prior Performance

  • IBM Q2 2021 earnings infographic
  • IBM reports Q4 2020 earnings results


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