The IBM board of directors today declared an increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend to $1.65 per common share, payable June 10, 2022 to stockholders of record as of May 10, 2022.

This is the 27th year in a row that IBM has increased its quarterly cash dividend.  IBM has paid consecutive quarterly dividends since 1916.

Arvind Krishna, IBM chairman and chief executive officer, said: "Clients and partners are actively seeking out, and taking advantage of, IBM's hybrid cloud and AI technologies. Our cash generation is solid, and we continue to invest in the business and return value to shareholders through our longstanding dividend policy."

Double-Digit Software and Consulting Growth Led by Hybrid Cloud Adoption; Strong Profit Generation

IBM today announced first-quarter 2022 earnings results.

"Demand for hybrid cloud and AI drove growth in both Software and Consulting in the first quarter. Today we're a more focused business and our results reflect the execution of our strategy," said Arvind Krishna, IBM chairman and chief executive officer. "We are off to a solid start for the year, and we now see revenue growth for 2022 at the high end of our model."

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Study finds Americans average a higher frequency of fraudulent charges than other countries, while total value of theft is highest in regions outside of US

According to a new report commissioned by IBM, geographies and generations differ greatly in the frequency and impact of financial fraud, as well as their attitudes toward fraud detection and the institutions responsible for protecting them from bad actors.

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Software and Consulting Growth Driven by Hybrid Cloud Adoption; Strong Profit Performance

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IBM today announced fourth-quarter 2021 earnings results.

"We increased revenue in the fourth quarter with hybrid cloud adoption driving growth in software and consulting," said Arvind Krishna, IBM chairman and chief executive officer. "Our fourth-quarter results give us confidence in our ability to deliver our objectives of sustained mid-single digit revenue growth and strong free cash flow in 2022."

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Due to Waning Vaccination and Safety Measures, Many Surveyed Consumers' Return to Public Life Has Been Indefinitely Delayed

According to the findings of a new global consumer study released by IBM's Institute for Business Value (IBV), respondents are feeling slightly more festive for the 2021 holiday season than they were in 2020, and are reporting higher household budget allocation for travel and local activities. However, the survey suggests COVID-19 pandemic-related concerns are hindering the return of the traditional shopping season.

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A consortium of institutions led by Euroclear have successfully experimented central bank digital currency (CBDC) for settling French treasury bonds on a test blockchain. The experiment, commissioned by the Banque de France included Agence France Trésor, BNP Paribas CIB, Crédit Agricole CIB, HSBC, Societe Generale. IBM provided Euroclear with design expertise and all platform features, including advanced privacy-preserving tokens and hybrid cloud capabilities.

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