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Why International Business Machines is a Top 25 Dividend Giant (IBM)

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International Business Machines Corp. (Symbol: IBM) has been named as a Top 25 ''Dividend Giant'' by ETF Channel , with a staggering $3.93B worth of stock held by ETFs, and above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 3.28% yield, according to the most recent Dividend Channel''DividendRank'' report. The report noted a strong quarterly dividend history at International Business Machines Corp., and favorable long-term multi-year growth rates in key fundamental data points.

The annualized dividend paid by International Business Machines Corp. is $5.20/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 08/06/2015. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for IBM, which the report stressed as being of key importance. Indeed, studying a company's past dividend history can be of good help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue.

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