IBM (IBM) - All you need to know

Read our comprehensive, beginner-friendly guide to IBM shares. Learn everything you need to know to start investing today.
Updated: Sep 13, 2022

Ways to invest in IBM

Buying shares of IBM with an online stockbroker is the simplest way to invest. A broker is a service that lets you trade stocks almost instantly, with low transaction fees. Many are now available in trading app form too, so you can manage your portfolio on the go. 

In addition, there are plenty of ways to invest aside from owning shares outright, such as investing in an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that holds IBM shares, using a mutual fund, or CFDs. We have provided links for each method below to help expand your knowledge.

What is IBM?

IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) is one of the world’s largest and oldest technology companies. Founded in 1911, the company experienced its most rapid growth by selling personal computers during the boom times of the 1980s. Today, IBM is a leader in artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other exponential technologies. IBM employs more than 350,000 workers around the world. The company reported $77.1 billion in revenue last year.

Before investing in IBM, you may need to gain a more basic understanding of the stock market and the dynamics that affect it. If this is the case, make sure you check out our extensive stock market course for helpful pointers. 

How to invest in IBM

Below, we have compiled an assortment of methods you can use when investing in IBM. Feel free to click the links in each section for extra information.

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