Int'l Business Machines

Ticker Symbol: IBM Exchange: NYSE

Company Profile

IBM provides information technology and services worldwide. The company operates in five business segments including: 1) Global Technology Services (IT infrastructure, strategic outsourcing, maintenance services), 2) Global Business Services (consulting, systems integration application management), 3) Software (WebSphere and Tivoli software), 4) Systems & Technology (servers, disk storage systems) and 5) Financing (lease and loan financing to end users). IBM shares are a components of both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Key Products & Services:
Servers & systems, Software, Computer storage products, Internet security products

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Key Statistics 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Revenue ($ millions) $91,134.0 $91,424.0 $98,786.0 $103,630.0 $95,758.0 $99,871.0
EPS $4.87 $6.11 $7.18 $8.93 $10.01 $11.52
Dividend $0.78 $1.10 $1.50 $1.90 $2.15 $2.50

DRIP Plan Summary:
Shares Needed to Qualify: 1
Minimum Additional Investment: $50
Maximum Additional Investment: $250,000/year
Additional Purchase Discount: None
Purchase Trading Fee: $5 (by cash or check)
$1 (ongoing automatic investment)
Dividend Reinvestment Trading Fee: Company paid
Dividend Reinvestment Service Fee: 2%, maximum = $3

Plan Prospectus

Investor Contact Information:
Transfer Agent: Computershare
Mail: P.O. Box 43072
Providence, RI 02940
Phone: 888-IBM-6700
IR website: http://www.ibm.com/investor/?cm_re=wspace-_-horznav-_-homepage&re=2brf36


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